University of Michigan Law School
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Name Murphy, Stephen Joseph III
City Detroit
State MI
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1962 in St. Louis, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1962 in St. Louis, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 15, 2008, to a seat vacated by Patrick J. Duggan. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2008, and received commission on August 18, 2008.

Education:
Marquette University, B.S., 1984
St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:

Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1987-1992
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1992-2000
Adjunct professor, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 1995-2003
Attorney, General Motors, 2000-2005
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2005-2008
Adjunct professor, Ave Maria School of Law, 2003
Adjunct professor, Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, 2008

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, June 28, 2006; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, March 19, 2007; nomination withdrawn by president, April 15, 2008


compress summary

Case(s) DR-MI-0002 : U.S. v. Jo-Ann's Stores
ED-MI-0006 : Gary B. v. Snyder
FA-MI-0013 : The Ave Maria Foundation v. Sebelius
PN-MI-0004 : Thompson v. City of Flint

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