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Name Stevens, John Paul
City Washington
State DC
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:

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

Stevens, John Paul
Born 1920 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 22, 1970, to a seat vacated by Elmer Jacob Schnackenberg. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1970, and received commission on October 14, 1970. Service terminated on December 18, 1975, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Gerald Ford on November 28, 1975, to a seat vacated by William O. Douglas. Confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 1975, and received commission on December 17, 1975. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2010.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Seventh Circuit, December 19, 1975-June 28, 2010
Eleventh Circuit, December 1, 1987-February 17, 1988
Third Circuit, August 7, 1990-October 8, 1990
Sixth Circuit, October 9, 1990-June 28, 2010

University of Chicago, B.A., 1941
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1947

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander, 1942-1945
Law clerk, Hon. Wiley Rutledge, Supreme Court of the United States, 1947-1948
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1948-1970
Lecturer, Northwestern University School of Law, 1950-1954
Associate counsel, Subcommittee on the Study of Monopoly Power, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, 1951
Member, Attorney General's Committee to Study Antitrust Laws, U.S. Department of Justice, 1953-1955
Lecturer, University of Chicago School of Law, 1954-1958

Research Collections

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-AZ-0001 : LaGrand v. Lewis
CJ-MD-0003 : Oken v. Sizer
CJ-NC-0005 : U.S. v. Comstock
CJ-OH-0002 : In Re: Williams
CJ-OK-0002 : Hamilton v. Jones
CW-TN-0002 : John B. v. Goetz
DR-TN-0001 : Lane v. Tennessee
EE-AL-0097 : United States v. Jefferson County
EE-IL-0271 : Jones v. R.R. Donnelley & Sons
EE-MS-0058 : Smith v. Jackson
EE-WI-0058 : International Union v. Johnson Controls, Inc.
FA-KY-0003 : ACLU of Kentucky v. McCreary County, Kentucky
FA-WA-0001 : Doe v. Reed
FH-WI-0001 : U.S. v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company
ID-TX-0001 : Lelsz v. Kavanaugh
IM-CA-0011 : Catholic Social Services v. Ashcroft
IM-CA-0022 : American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Ashcroft
IM-CA-0032 : Kim v. Schiltgen
IM-CA-0042 : National Center for Immigrants' Rights, Inc. v. Immigration and Naturalization Service
IM-CA-0045 : Mow Sun Wong v. Hampton
IM-DC-0005 : Hoffman Plastic Compounds, Inc. v. NLRB
IM-FL-0005 : Diaz v. Weinberger
IM-FL-0008 : Haitian Refugee Center, Inc. v. Baker
IM-FL-0009 : Jean v. Nelson
IM-NY-0006 : Haitian Centers Council, Inc. v. McNary
IM-NY-0016 : Foley v. Connelie
IM-NY-0031 : Velazquez v. Legal Services Corp
IM-VA-0001 : Commonwealth of Puerto Rico v. Alfred L. Snapp & Sons, Inc.
JC-GA-0025 : Evans v. City of Zebulon, Georgia
PC-AL-0010 : Pugh v. Locke
PC-AL-0028 : Hope v. Pelzer
PC-AR-0004 : Holt v. Sarver
PC-CA-0039 : Ngo v. Woodford
PC-CA-0041 : Johnson v. California
PC-IL-0006 : Thomas v. Pate
PC-IN-0003 : French v. Miller
PC-KY-0007 : Kendrick v. Bland
PC-NE-0003 : Rust v. Gunter
PC-OH-0017 : Wilson v. Seiter
PC-OR-0006 : Capps v. Atiyeh
PC-PA-0025 : Banks v. Beard
PD-MI-0002 : Tesmer v. Granholm
PH-IL-0001 : Gautreaux v. Chicago Housing Authority
SD-KY-0001 : Meredith, Custodial Parent and Next Friend of McDonald, et al v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed, et al.
SD-MI-0002 : Grutter v. Bollinger
SD-MI-0003 : Gratz v. Bollinger
SD-WA-0001 : Parents Involved In Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 et al.
VR-AZ-0052 : Gonzalez v. State of Arizona

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