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Name Murphy, Stephen Joseph III
City Detroit
State MI
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Murphy, Stephen Joseph III
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, June 28, 2006; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, March 19, 2007; nomination withdrawn by president, April 15, 2008

compress summary

Case(s) DR-MI-0002 : U.S. v. Jo-Ann's Stores
ED-MI-0006 : Gary B. v. Snyder
FA-MI-0013 : The Ave Maria Foundation v. Sebelius
PN-MI-0004 : Thompson v. City of Flint


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