Murray Merle Schwartz

Personal

Birthday: 
3/23/1931
Birthplace: 
Ephrata, PA
Date of Death: 
1/11/2013
Place of Death: 
Hockessin, DE
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Caleb Wright, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 1955-1957
Private practice, Wilmington, Delaware, 1958-1974
Referee in bankruptcy (part-time), District of Delaware, 1969-1974

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1952
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Unlike most law schools that remain isolated from their universities, Penn Law has followed the opposite path, nurturing relationships with as fine an array of law-related professional schools as you will find in the country. Students can easily enhance their first-rate legal education through study in many associated disciplines, either through matriculation in a joint degree program or by taking up to four courses in other departments.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1955
Name of School - Third: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1982

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Court Name: 

Delaware District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/17/1974
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/24/1989
Termination Date: 
1/11/2013
Termination Reason: 
Death
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