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|81st United States Attorney General|
November 9, 2007 – January 20, 2009
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Alberto Gonzales|
|Succeeded by||Eric Holder|
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York|
March 12, 2000 – August 1, 2006
|Preceded by||Thomas Griesa|
|Succeeded by||Kimba Wood|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York|
November 9, 1987 – September 9, 2006
|Appointed by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||Abraham Sofaer|
|Succeeded by||Richard Sullivan|
Michael Bernard Mukasey
July 28, 1941
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia University (BA)
Yale Law School (LL.B)
Michael Bernard Mukasey (//; born July 28, 1941) is an American lawyer and former judge. He served as the 81st Attorney General of the United States. Mukasey was appointed following the resignation of Alberto Gonzales. Mukasey also served for 18 years as a judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, appointed by Ronald Reagan, six of those years as Chief Judge.
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