History of the Federal Judiciary


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Norris, Alan Eugene
Born 1935 in Columbus, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 22, 1986, to a seat vacated by Leroy John Contie, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1986, and received commission on July 1, 1986. Assumed senior status on July 1, 2001.

Education:
Otterbein College, B.A., 1957
New York University School of Law, LL.B., 1960
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1986

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Kingsley A. Taft, Supreme Court of Ohio, 1960-1961
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 1961-1962
Private practice, Westerville, Ohio, 1962-1980
State representative, Ohio, 1967-1980
Instructor, Otterbein College, 1976-1980
Judge, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Tenth Appellate District, 1980-1986

 

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