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Archival Collection of Judge Roger J. Miner: 1981-2012

Judge Miner Timeline

1934

Born, Hudson, New York

 1956

LL. B. NYLS cum laude

 Admitted to New York Bar

 1956-1959

U.S. Army—First Lieutenant, Judge Advocate General’s Corp.

1958

Admitted to Bar of the Republic of Korea

 1961-1964

Corporation Counsel, Hudson, New York

 1964

Assistant District Attorney, Columbia County

 1968

Elected District Attorney for Columbia County (serving until 1975)

 1976

Elected as one of the youngest Justices of the New York Supreme Court (serving until 1981)

 1981

Appointed United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York

 1985

Appointed United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (serving until February 18, 2012)

 1986

Reported as short-list candidate for Supreme Court appointment upon Chief Justice Burger’s retirement

 1986-1996

Adjunct Professor of Law, NYLS

 1987

Reported as short-list candidate for Supreme Court appointment upon Justice Powell’s retirement

 1989

Honorary LL. D. from New York Law School

 Elected to American Law Institute

 1989-1990

Reported as short-list candidate for Supreme Court appointment upon Justice Brennan’s retirement

 1990

Honorary LL. D. from Syracuse University School of Law

 1991-1996

Member NYLS Board of Trustees

 1992

Awarded Ellis Island Medal of Honor

 1996

Honorary LL. D. from Albany Law School

 1997

Assumes status as Senior Circuit Judge

 1997-2002

Adjunct Professor of Law, Albany Law School

 2004

Faculty Associate at Arizona State University College of Law

 2012

Awarded NYLS’s President’s Medal (posthumously)