Leibowitz, Samuel

   American lawyer, of Romanian origin. Born in Jassy, Romania, he went to the US in 1897. He studied at Cornell University and worked in a civil law frim. Later he practised criminal law. In 1940 he became judge in Kings County Court in Brooklyn, and later as New York supreme court justice.

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