University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Name Posner, Richard Allen
City Chicago
State IL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1939 in New York, NY

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

Born 1939 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 27, 1981, to a seat vacated by Philip Willis Tone. Confirmed by the Senate on November 24, 1981, and received commission on December 1, 1981. Served as chief judge, 1993-2000. Service terminated on September 2, 2017, due to retirement.

Yale College, A.B., 1959
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1962

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. William J. Brennan, Jr., Supreme Court of the United States, 1962-1963
Legal assistant to the commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, 1963-1965
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1965-1967
General counsel, President's Task Force on Communications, 1967-1968
Associate professor, Stanford Law School, 1968-1969
Faculty, University of Chicago Law School, 1969-
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1994-2000

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Case(s) CJ-IL-0011 : Faheem-El v. Klincar
EE-IL-0205 : EEOC v. Sidley Austin Brown & Wood
EE-IL-0268 : Lewis v. City of Chicago
EE-IL-0276 : Tice v. American Airlines Inc.
EE-IL-0288 : Daniels v. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
EE-IL-0309 : Puffer v. Allstate Insurance Company
EE-IL-0319 : Drnek v City of Chicago  
EE-IL-0326 : McReynolds v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
EE-WI-0056 : United States of America and Milwaukee Brotherhood of Firefighters v. City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
EE-WI-0058 : International Union v. Johnson Controls, Inc.
FA-IL-0003 : ACLU of Illinois v. Alvarez
FA-IL-0013 : Wheaton College v. Sebelius
FA-IN-0005 : University of Notre Dame v. Sebelius
FH-IL-0003 : Latimore v. Citibank Fed. Sav. Bank
ID-IL-0004 : Illinois League of Advocates for the Developmentally Disabled v. Quinn
IM-IL-0013 : Shvartsman v. Callahan
IM-IL-0014 : Polovchak v. Meese
JC-IL-0002 : Duran v. Elrod
JC-IL-0021 : Joan W. v. City of Chicago
JC-IL-0045 : Hart v. Sheahan
JC-IL-0047 : Smentek v. Sheriff of Cook County
JC-IL-0048 : United States v. Cook County
JC-IN-0006 : Kifer v. Ellsworth
PB-IL-0002 : Boudreau v. Ryan
PB-IN-0005 : Baskin v. Bogan
PB-IN-0006 : Fujii v. Governor, State of Indiana
PB-IN-0008 : Lee v. Pence
PB-WI-0002 : Wolf v. Walker
PC-IL-0013 : South v. Rowe
PC-IL-0014 : Lightfoot v. Walker
PC-IL-0017 : Arsberry v. State of Illinois
PC-IL-0020 : Davenport v. DeRobertis
PC-IL-0022 : Bruscino v. Carlson
PC-IL-0027 : Walters v. Edgar
PC-IL-0031 : Rasho v. Walker
PC-IN-0008 : Moore v. Final Reviewing Auth.
PC-IN-0010 : Merritt v. Faulkner
PC-WI-0007 : Freedom from Religion Foundation v. Gonzales
PC-WI-0011 : Freeman v. Berge
PN-IL-0007 : Alliance to End Repression v. City of Chicago
PN-IL-0010 : Vodak v. City of Chicago
PR-MI-0005 : League of Independent Fitness Facilities and Trainers, Inc. v. Whitmer
SD-IL-0001 : People Who Care v. Rockford Board of Education
VR-WI-0017 : Frank v. Walker

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