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Name Wollman, Roger Leland
City Sioux Falls
State SD
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:

Wollman, Roger Leland
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wollman, Roger Leland
Born 1934 in Frankfort, SD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 25, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on July 19, 1985, and received commission on July 22, 1985. Served as chief judge, 1999-2002.

Tabor College, B.A., 1957
University of South Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1962
Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1964

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1957-1959
Law clerk, Hon. George T. Mickelson, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota, 1962-1963
Private practice, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1964-1971
State's attorney, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1967-1971
Justice, South Dakota Supreme Court, 1971-1985; chief justice, 1978-1982

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-MO-0003 : Johnston v. Roper
CJ-MO-0004 : Doe v. Nixon
EE-AR-0061 : Trent v. Missouri Pacific
FA-IA-0001 : Dordt College v. Sebelius
FA-MN-0001 : Child Evangelism Fellowship of Minnesota v. Minneapolis Special Sch. Dist. No. 1
FA-MO-0003 : Sharpe Holdings, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Health and Human Servs.
FA-MO-0007 : Wieland v. Sebelius
FH-MO-0001 : Ring v. First Interstate Mortgage, Inc.
IM-MN-0002 : Ali v. Cangemi
JC-MO-0004 : Tyler v. Percich
PB-MO-0007 : Lankford v. Sherman
PB-NE-0001 : Bill M. v. Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
PB-NE-0004 : Waters v. Heineman
PC-AR-0011 : Blue v. Lockhart
PC-IA-0002 : Dee v. Brewer & Hazen v. Reagan
PC-IA-0012 : Bear v. Kautzky
PC-IA-0025 : Americans United for Separation of Church and State et al v. Prison Fellowship Ministries et al
PC-MN-0002 : Hines v. Anderson
PC-MO-0001 : McDonald v. Armontrout
PC-MO-0002 : Rentschler v. Schriro
PC-MO-0010 : Parton v. White
PC-MO-0011 : Roe v. Crawford
SD-AR-0009 : Little Rock School District v. State of Arkansas
SD-MO-0001 : Liddell v. Board of Education for the City of St. Louis
VR-MO-0002 : Fletcher v. Golder

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