History of the Federal Judiciary


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Griffin, Richard Allen
Born 1952 in Traverse City, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Damon J. Keith. Confirmed by the Senate on June 9, 2005, and received commission on June 10, 2005.

Education:
Western Michigan University, Honors College, B.A., 1973
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Private practice, Traverse City, Michigan, 1977-1988
Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1989-2005

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, June 26, 2002; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, January 7, 2003; no Senate vote

 

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