|Henry William Saad|
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|Current Court Information:|
|Michigan Second District Court of Appeals|
|Past position:||Partner, Dickinson, Wright, Moon, Van Dusen & Freeman|
|Bachelors:||Wayne State University School of Business|
|Law School:||Wayne State University Law School|
Henry William Saad is a judge of the Michigan Second District Court of Appeals. He was the seventh Chief Judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals from January 2008 through November 2009. He was first appointed to this Court in 1994 and was re-elected in 1996, 2002 and 2008. His current term ends on January 1, 2015.
Judge Saad received his bachelor's degree (with honors) from Wayne State University School of Business and his law degree (with honors) from the Wayne State University Law School. He later served as an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit/Mercy School of Law and Wayne State University Law School where he taught Evidence and Professional Responsibility, respectively. 
Judge Saad practiced law for 20 years at the firm of Dickinson, Wright, Moon, Van Dusen & Freeman, where he was a partner. He also served as an arbitrator for the Michigan Employment Relations Commission and a hearing referee for the Michigan Department of Civil Rights.
Awards, memberships and civic activities
Judge Saad was on the boards of Detroit Public Television and the American Heart Association. He is a member of the board of Brother Rice High School. In 1992, President Bush nominated Judge Saad to the federal district court. Saad was also nominated to the federal appellate bench in 2001, 2003 and 2005.
Matrimony overrides paternity
According to state paternity law, which is based on Lord Mansfield's Rule, a child born into a marriage is a product of said marriage. The Michigan Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's decision to uphold that law, and was signed by Judges Richard Bandstra, Michael Smolenski, and Henry Saad. Two years after his biological son's birth, Bill Numerick, Jr. had not seen his son. The reason: early in his girlfriend's pregnancy, she ended the relationship and married another man. The courts maintained the law as it is believed that "a child is best born to a married mother and father. Such a presumption helps protect the sanctity of marriage."
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