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Name Riley, William Jay
City Omaha
State NE
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2891

Riley, William Jay
Born 1947 in Lincoln, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court ... read more
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2891

Riley, William Jay
Born 1947 in Lincoln, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 23, 2001, to a seat vacated by C. Arlen Beam. Confirmed by the Senate on August 2, 2001, and received commission on August 3, 2001. Served as chief judge, 2010-present.

Education:
University of Nebraska, B.A., 1969
University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Donald Lay, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1972-1973
Private practice, Nebraska, 1973-2001
Adjunct professor, Creighton University College of Law, 1991-



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

Riley, William Jay
Born 1947 in Lincoln, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 23, 2001, to a seat vacated by C. Arlen Beam. Confirmed by the Senate on August 2, 2001, and received commission on August 3, 2001. Served as chief judge, 2010-present.

Education:
University of Nebraska, B.A., 1969
University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Donald Lay, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1972-1973
Private practice, Nebraska, 1973-2001
Adjunct professor, Creighton University College of Law, 1991-

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-MO-0001 : Taylor v. Crawford
CJ-MO-0003 : Johnston v. Roper
CJ-MO-0004 : Doe v. Nixon
FA-MN-0003 : Annex Medical, Inc. v. Sebelius
IM-MN-0002 : Ali v. Cangemi
PC-AR-0013 : Nelson v. Correctional Medical Services
PC-IA-0023 : Goff v. Maschner
PC-MO-0011 : Roe v. Crawford


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