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Name Loken, James B.
City Minneapolis
State MN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Loken, James B.
Born 1940 in Madison, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on September 10, 1990, to a seat vacated by Gerald William Heaney. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1990, and received commission on October 17, 1990. Served as chief judge, 2003-2010.

University of Wisconsin, B.S., 1962
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. J. Edward Lumbard, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1965-1966
Law clerk, Hon. Byron White, Supreme Court of the United States, 1966-1967
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1967-1970, 1973-1990
General counsel, President's Committee on Consumer Interests, 1970
Staff assistant, President Richard M. Nixon, 1970-1972

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-MO-0003 : Johnston v. Roper
DR-MO-0001 : Missouri Protection and Advocacy Services v. Carnahan
EE-AR-0061 : Trent v. Missouri Pacific
EE-MO-0104 : Martinez v. City of St. Louis
FA-MN-0001 : Child Evangelism Fellowship of Minnesota v. Minneapolis Special Sch. Dist. No. 1
FH-MO-0001 : Ring v. First Interstate Mortgage, Inc.
ID-ND-0003 : Assoc. for Retarded Citizens of North Dakota v. Olson
IM-MN-0002 : Ali v. Cangemi
IM-MO-0002 : Gray v. City of Valley Park
JC-MO-0004 : Tyler v. Percich
PB-NE-0002 : Citizens for Equal Protection v. Bruning
PC-IA-0001 : Goff v. Harper
PC-IA-0002 : Dee v. Brewer & Hazen v. Reagan
PC-IA-0012 : Bear v. Kautzky
PC-MO-0009 : Green v. Caspari
PC-NE-0009 : El-Tabech v. Clarke

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