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Name Nygaard, Richard Lowell
City Erie
State PA
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:

Nygaard, Richard Lowell
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Nygaard, Richard Lowell
Born 1940 in Thief River Falls, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 25, 1988, to a seat vacated by Joseph Francis Weis, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on October 14, 1988, and received commission on October 17, 1988. Assumed senior status on July 9, 2005.

Education:
University of Southern California, B.S., 1969
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1958-1964
Private practice, North East, Pennsylvania, 1972-1980
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Erie County [Pennsylvania], 1981-1988

compress summary

Case(s) EE-NJ-0114 : United States and Taxman v. Piscataway Township
FH-PA-0002 : City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations v. Key Bank USA
IM-PA-0005 : Yang v. Reno
JC-PA-0005 : Inmates of the Allegheny County Jail v. Wecht
PC-NJ-0018 : Waterman v. Verniero


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