University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
 
Name Zagel, James Block
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 1941 in Chicago, IL

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

Born 1941 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 2, 1987, to a seat vacated by Frank J. McGarr. Confirmed by the Senate on April 21, 1987, and received commission on April 22, 1987. Assumed senior status on October 21, 2016.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2008-2015

Education:
University of Chicago, B.A., 1962
University of Chicago, M.A., 1962
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:

Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1965-1969
Assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1969-1977; deputy chief, Criminal Justice Division, 1969-1970; chief, Criminal Justice Division, 1970-1977
Chief prosecutor, Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board, 1973-1975
Chief assistant attorney general, State of Arizona (on leave from Illinois), 1975
Executive director, Illinois Law Enforcement Commision, 1977-1979
Director, Illinois Department of Revenue, 1979-1980
Chairman, Illinois Governor's Advisory Counsel on Criminal Justice Legislation, 1980-1987
Director, Illinois State Police, 1980-1987
 


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-IL-0002 : Silagy v. Thompson
CW-IL-0007 : Katie I. v. Kimbrough
CW-IL-0008 : Burgos v. DCFS
EE-IL-0205 : EEOC v. SIDLEY AUSTIN BROWN & WOOD LLP
EE-IL-0255 : EEOC v. Walsh Construction Company
EE-IL-0284 : Palmer v. Combined Ins. Co. of Am.
EE-IL-0297 : Robinson v. Sheriff of Cook County
EE-IL-0310 : Barnes v. Canadian Nat'l IL Central
EE-IL-0325 : Radmanovich v. Combined Ins. Co.
FH-IL-0005 : Saldana v. Citibank
IM-IL-0008 : Kazarov v. Achim
JC-IL-0003 : Harrington v. Devito
JC-IL-0045 : Hart v. Sheahan
MH-IL-0001 : Hargett v. Baker
NS-DC-0039 : In re Application of the FBI for an Order Requiring the Production of Tangible Things From [Redacted], BR 08-07
NS-DC-0040 : In re Application of the FBI for an Order Requiring the Production of Tangible Things From [Redacted], BR 08-08
NS-DC-0054 : In re Application of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for an Order Requiring the Production of Tangible Things from [Redacted], FISA BR 14-96
PC-IL-0006 : Thomas v. Pate
PC-IL-0034 : Coleman v. Taylor

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