University of Michigan Law School
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Name Zagel, James Block
City Chicago
State IL
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:

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

Zagel, James Block
Born 1941 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 2, 1987, to a seat vacated by Frank J. McGarr. Confirmed by the Senate on April 21, 1987, and received commission on April 22, 1987.

Education:
University of Chicago, B.A., 1962
University of Chicago, M.A., 1962
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:
Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1965-1969
Assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1969-1977; deputy chief, Criminal Justice Division, 1969-1970; chief, Criminal Justice Division, 1970-1977
Chief prosecutor, Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board, 1973-1975
Chief assistant attorney general, State of Arizona (on leave from Illinois), 1975
Executive director, Illinois Law Enforcement Commision, 1977-1979
Director, Illinois Department of Revenue, 1979-1980
Chairman, Illinois Governor's Advisory Counsel on Criminal Justice Legislation, 1980-1987
Director, Illinois State Police, 1980-1987



compress summary

Case(s) CJ-IL-0002 : Silagy v. Thompson
CW-IL-0007 : Katie I. v. Kimbrough
CW-IL-0008 : Burgos v. DCFS
EE-IL-0255 : EEOC v. Walsh Construction Company
EE-IL-0284 : Palmer v. Combined Ins. Co. of Am.
EE-IL-0297 : Robinson v. Sheriff of Cook County
EE-IL-0310 : Barnes v. Canadian Nat'l IL Central
EE-IL-0325 : Radmanovich v. Combined Ins. Co.
FH-IL-0005 : Saldana v. Citibank
IM-IL-0008 : Kazarov v. Achim
JC-IL-0003 : Harrington v. Devito
JC-IL-0045 : Hart v. Sheahan
MH-IL-0001 : Hargett v. Baker
NS-DC-0039 : In re Application of the FBI for an Order Requiring the Production of Tangible Things From [Redacted], BR 08-07
NS-DC-0040 : In re Application of the FBI for an Order Requiring the Production of Tangible Things From [Redacted], BR 08-08
NS-DC-0054 : In re Application of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for an Order Requiring the Production of Tangible Things from [Redacted], FISA BR 14-96
PC-IL-0006 : Thomas v. Pate
PC-IL-0034 : Coleman v. Taylor


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