University of Michigan Law School
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Name Martin, Boyce Ficklen Jr.
City Louisville
State KY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Martin, Boyce Ficklen Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Martin, Boyce Ficklen Jr.
Born October 23, 1935, in Boston, MA
Died June 1, 2016, in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 5, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1996-2003. Service terminated on August 16, 2013, due to retirement.

Davidson College, A.B., 1957
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1963

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Shackelford Miller, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1963-1964
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Kentucky, 1964
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1965
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1966-1974
Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court, Thirtieth Judicial Circuit, 1974-1976
Chief judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1976-1979

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TN-0003 : Alley v. Little
DR-TN-0001 : Lane v. Tennessee
ED-MI-0001 : Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality by any Means Necessary (BAMN) v. Granholm
EE-MI-0192 : Williams v. Ford Motor Co.
FA-KY-0002 : ACLU v. Mercer County Kentucky
ID-TN-0003 : U.S. v. Tennessee
JC-OH-0008 : Heath v. DeCourcy
MH-TN-0002 : Brown v. Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration
PC-KY-0007 : Kendrick v. Bland
PC-MI-0003 : Hadix v. Johnson
PC-MI-0013 : Spruytte v. Walters
PC-MI-0016 : Prisoners Progress Ass'n v. Johnson
PC-OH-0015 : Haynes v. State of Ohio
PC-OH-0019 : Taylor v. Perini
PC-TN-0010 : Long v. Norris
PD-MI-0002 : Tesmer v. Granholm
SD-MI-0002 : Grutter v. Bollinger
SD-MI-0003 : Gratz v. Bollinger

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