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Name Friedman, Bernard A.
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:

Friedman, Bernard A.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Friedman, Bernard A.
Born 1943 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 2, 1988, to a seat vacated by Robert Edward DeMascio. Confirmed by the Senate on April 19, 1988, and received commission on April 20, 1988. Served as chief judge, 2004-2009. Assumed senior status on January 1, 2009.

Education:
Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University College of Law), J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1967-1968
U.S. Army Reserve lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1968-1973
Felony trial prosecutor, Wayne County, Michigan, 1969-1970
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1970-1974
Private practice, Southfield, Michigan, 1974-1982
Judge, Michigan District Court, Forty-Eighth Judicial District, 1982-1988

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-NC-0005 : U.S. v. Comstock
EE-MI-0192 : Williams v. Ford Motor Co.
EE-MI-0194 : Dallas v. Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc.
EE-MI-0198 : United States v. University of Michigan
FA-MI-0017 : Moratorium Now! v. Detroit 300 Conservancy
PB-MI-0004 : DeBoer v. Snyder
PB-MI-0006 : Barry v. Corrigan
SD-MI-0002 : Grutter v. Bollinger


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