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.

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


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