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Name Bua, Nicholas John
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born February 9, 1925, in Chicago, IL
Died November 1, 2002, in Melrose Park, IL

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born February 9, 1925, in Chicago, IL
Died November 1, 2002, in Melrose Park, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 19, 1977, to a seat vacated by William J. Lynch. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1977, and received commission on October 11, 1977. Service terminated on November 4, 1991, due to retirement.

Education:
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1953

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1943
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1953-1963
Presiding judge, Melrose Park [Illinois] Village Court, 1963
Associate judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, Law Division, County Department, 1964-1971
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1971-1976
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 1976-1977
Special counsel for Inslaw, Inc. v. United States, U.S. Department of Justice, 1991-1993
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1991-2002

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, September 10, 1980; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) FA-IL-0008 : Shakman v. Democratic Organization of Cook County
FH-IL-0011 : Buycks-Roberson v. Citibank Fed. Sav. Bank

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