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Name Merritt, Gilbert Stroud Jr.
City Nashville
State TN
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:

Merritt, Gilbert Stroud Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Merritt, Gilbert Stroud Jr.
Born 1936 in Nashville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 25, 1977, to a seat vacated by William Ernest Miller. Confirmed by the Senate on October 29, 1977, and received commission on October 31, 1977. Served as chief judge, 1989-1996. Assumed senior status on January 17, 2001.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1957
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1960
Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1962

Professional Career:
Faculty, Vanderbilt University Law School, 1960-1961, 1969-1970, 1973-1975; assistant dean and instructor, 1960-1961; associate professor of law, 1969-1970; lecturer, 1973-1975
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1962-1963, 1970-1977
Associate metropolitan attorney, Nashville, Tennessee, 1963-1966
U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1966-1969
Executive secretary, Tennessee Code Commission, 1977


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-MI-0003 : Hill v. Snyder
EE-OH-0114 : Shield Club v. City of Cleveland
JC-KY-0005 : Price v. Jefferson County
JC-KY-0010 : Masters v. Crouch
JC-KY-0018 : French v. Daviess County
JC-MI-0001 : O'Bryan v. Saginaw County
PC-KY-0006 : Webster v. Sowders
PC-KY-0007 : Kendrick v. Bland
PC-MI-0006 : Knop v. Johnson
PC-OH-0013 : Howell v. Wilson
PC-TN-0002 : Boles v. Matthews
PC-TN-0003 : Groseclose v. Dutton
PC-TN-0007 : Grubbs v. Bradley


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