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Name Bork, Robert Heron
City Washington
State DC
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:

Bork, Robert Heron
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Bork, Robert Heron
Born March 1, 1927, in Pittsburgh, PA
Died December 19, 2012, in Arlington, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on December 7, 1981, to a seat vacated by Carl E. McGowan. Confirmed by the Senate on February 8, 1982, and received commission on February 9, 1982. Service terminated on February 5, 1988, due to resignation.

Education:
University of Chicago, B.A., 1948
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps, 1945-1946, 1950-1952
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1955-1962
Professor, Yale Law School, 1962-1981
Solicitor general of the United States, 1973-1977
Acting attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1973-1974
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1981-1982

Nominated to Supreme Court of the United States, July 7, 1987; rejected by Senate, October 23, 1987
Research Collections
Oral History
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compress summary

Case(s) IM-CA-0045 : Mow Sun Wong v. Hampton
IM-DC-0012 : Baker v. City of New York
PC-NE-0004 : McDonnell v. Wolff
SD-MO-0002 : United States v. State of Missouri
SD-OH-0001 : Cleveland Board of Education v. Fleur Cohen v. Chesterfield County School Board


Additional Resources
 
Web Resources The Oyez Project, Hampton v. Mow Sun Wong, 426 U.S. 88 (1976).
www.oyez.org
Written: Jun. 1, 1976
By: Oyez Project (IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law)
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