Longest-serving federal judge, named by Lyndon B. Johnson, retires at 98

Longest-serving federal judge, named by Lyndon B. Johnson, retires at 98

The longest-serving federal judge in the country who was nominated by President Lyndon Johnson in 1967 retired on Monday at age 98. US District Judge Jack Weinstein, who contributed to the landmark case that struck down racial segregation in public schools, spent nearly 53 years on the bench. He is known for his lenient sentences.

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