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John M. Rogers

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John M. Rogers
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   11/26/2002-Present
Preceded by:   Eugene Siler
Personal History
Born:   1948
Hometown:   Rochester, NY
Undergraduate:   Stanford University, 1970
Law School:   University of Michigan Law, 1974

John M. Rogers is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]

Education

Rogers graduated from Stanford with his bachelor's degree in 1970 and obtained his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1974.[1]

Military service

Rogers served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1970 to 1998.[1]

Professional career

Rogers began his legal career in 1974 as an appellate staff attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice where he served until 1978. Rogers taught, as Professor of Law, at the Kentucky Lawfrom 1978 to 2002.[1]

Judicial career

On the recommendation of Senators Jim Bunning and Mitch McConnell, Rogers was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President George W. Bush on December 19, 2001, to a seat vacated by Judge Eugene Siler as Siler assumed senior status. Rogers was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 26, 2002.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Eugene Siler
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
2002–present
Succeeded by:
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