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Benjamin N. CARDOZO

judge , jurist

Benjamin N. CARDOZO, American Chief Judge, Court of Appeals, New York. Member of American Law Institute; Honorary Member, Assn, of the Bar of the City of New York and New York State Bar Association; Member, American Bar and New York Company Lawyers Assns., Century Association Clubs: University of Columbia, Manhattan, City Fort Orange (Albany).

Background

CARDOZO, Benjamin N. was born on May 24, 1870 in New York City. Son of Albert and Rebecca Washington (Nathan) Cardozo.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1889, A.M., 1890, Doctor of Laws, 1915. Doctor of Laws, Yale, 1921, New York University, 1922, University of Michigan, 1923, Harvard University, 1927, St. John’s College, Brooklyn, 1928, St. Lawrence, Williams, Princeton and Pennsylvania, 1932, Brown and University of Chicago, 1933, University of London, 1936. Doctor of Humane Letters, Yeshiva, 1935.

Unmarried.

Career

Elected Justice Supreme Court of New York, 1914. Designated by Governor to sit in Court of Appeals. Appointed Judge of the Court of Appeals by Governor, 1917.

Elected Judge of the Court of Appeals for 1918-1932. Elected Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, since 1927.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Jurisdiction of New York Court of Appeals, 1909. The Nature of the Judicial Process, 1921. The Growth of the Law, 1924.The Paradoxes of Legal Science, 1928. Law and Literature and Other Essays, 1931.

Membership

  • Member of American Law Institute. Honorary Member, Assn, of the Bar of the City of New York and New York State Bar Association. Member, American Bar and New York Company Lawyers Assns., Century Association Clubs: University of Columbia, Manhattan, City Fort Orange (Albany).

Connections

father:
Albert Cardozo

mother:
Rebecca Washington (Nathan) Cardozo