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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana|
|Appointed by:||Ronald Reagan|
|Active:||12/17/1985 - Present|
|Chief:||2003 - 2010|
|Preceded by:||98 Stat. 333|
|Home State:||South Bend, IN|
|Bachelors:||Northwestern U., B.A., 1972|
|Law School:||Indiana U. School of Law, J.D., 1975|
Robert Lowell Miller, Jr. is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. He joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.
Early life and education
After law school in 1975, Miller was a law clerk for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana for one year, then in 1975 was appointed to be a Circuit Court Judge for St. Joseph County a post he served until his appointment to the Federal Bench in 1985. 
Northern District of Indiana
On the recommendation of Senators Dan Quyale and Dick Lugar, Miller was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on October 23, 1985, to a new judgeship created by 98 Stat. 333. Miller was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 16, 1985 and received commission on December 17, 1985. 
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Indiana food stamps
Judge Miller was the presiding judge involving a backlog in applications for food stamps in the State of Indiana. A Indiana attorney sued IBM, a main contractor that Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels fired over their handling of privatizing Indiana's welfare system. The judge ordered on October 29, 2009 that Indiana must ease up the backlogs and have one year to meet the first target set by the judge.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Northern District of Indiana
|Magistrate judges||Roger Cosbey • Paul Cherry • Christopher Nuechterlein • John E. Martin (Indiana) •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|