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Name Thomas, Sidney Runyan
City Billings
State MT
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:

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

Thomas, Sidney Runyan
Born 1953 in Bozeman, MT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 19, 1995, to a seat vacated by Dorothy Wright Nelson. Confirmed by the Senate on January 2, 1996, and received commission on January 4, 1996. Served as chief judge, 2014-present.

Education:
Montana State University, B.A., 1975
University of Montana School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Private practice, Billings, Montana, 1978-1995
Adjunct instructor of law, Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana, 1982-1995

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-WA-0001 : Farrakhan v. Gregoire
DR-CA-0031 : Dominguez v. Schwarzenegger
EE-CA-0296 : Bates v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
EE-CA-0343 : Narayan v. EGL, Inc.
FA-CA-0009 : Fitzgerald v. County of Orange
IM-CA-0009 : Barahona-Gomez v. Reno
IM-CA-0011 : Catholic Social Services v. Ashcroft
IM-HI-0002 : Legal Aid Soc'y v. Legal Servs. Corp
JC-CA-0007 : Bull v. City and County of San Francisco
JC-CA-0034 : Batchelder v. Geary
NS-CA-0007 : Mohamed v. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc.
PC-AZ-0007 : Taylor v. Arizona
PC-CA-0002 : Coleman v. Brown
PC-CA-0057 : Plata v. Brown / Coleman v. Brown Three-Judge Court
PC-WA-0002 : Hallett v. Payne
PN-CA-0002 : U.S. v. City of Los Angeles


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