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Name Tunheim, John R.
City Minneapolis
State MN
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:

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

Tunheim, John R.
Born 1953 in Thief River Falls, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 10, 1995, to a seat vacated by Donald D. Alsop. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1995, and received commission on December 26, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2015-present.

Education:
Concordia College, B.A., 1975
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Earl Larson, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1980-1981
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1981-1984
Office of the Attorney General, State of Minnesota, 1984-1995; assistant attorney general and manager of Public Affairs Litigation Division, 1984-1985; solicitor general, 1985-1986; chief deputy attorney general, 1986-1995
Adjunct professor, University of Minnesota Law School, 1994
Chairman, Assassination Records Review Board, 1994-1995

compress summary

Case(s) EE-MN-0079 : Fish v. St. Cloud State University
EE-MN-0087 : Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co.
FA-MN-0001 : Child Evangelism Fellowship of Minnesota v. Minneapolis Special Sch. Dist. No. 1
FA-MN-0005 : The QC Group, Inc. v. Sebelius
FA-MN-0006 : Hall v. Sebelius
IM-MN-0001 : Abukar v. Ashcroft


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