History of the Federal Judiciary


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Murphy, Stephen Joseph III
Born 1962 in St. Louis, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 15, 2008, to a seat vacated by Patrick J. Duggan. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2008, and received commission on August 18, 2008.

Education:
Marquette University, B.S., 1984
St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:
Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1987-1992
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1992-2000
Adjunct professor, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 1995-2003
Attorney, General Motors, 2000-2005
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2005-2008
Adjunct professor, Ave Maria School of Law, 2003
Adjunct professor, Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, 2008

 

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