Emerich Burt Freed

Personal

Birthday: 
11/22/1897
Birthplace: 
Hungary
Date of Death: 
12/4/1955
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Ohio, 1918-1929
First assistant prosecutor, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1929-1932, 1933
Prosecutor, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1932-1933
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, 1933-1941

Education

Name of School: 
Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University)
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1918
Name of School - Second: 

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Case Western Reserve University School of Law is one of eight schools at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The law school is known for its innovation in legal education and blending of practice, theory, and professionalism. It has a long commitment to diversity and admitted students of color in its first entering class in 1892. It was one of the first schools accredited by the American Bar Association and it is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).

It was initially named for Franklin Thomas Backus, a justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, whose widow donated $50,000 to found the school in 1892.

According to Case Western Reserve's official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 58.6% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, bar passage-required employment nine months after graduation, excluding solo-practitioners.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1920

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Court Name: 

Ohio Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/7/1941
Termination Date: 
12/4/1955
Termination Reason: 
Death
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