Algenon L. Marbley

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Algenon L. Marbley
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Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Assumed office
November 7, 1997
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by John David Holschuh
Personal details
Born Algenon L. Marbley
(1954-09-19) September 19, 1954 (age 62)
Morehead City, North Carolina
Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill B.A.
Northwestern University School of Law J.D.

Algenon L. Marbley (born September 19, 1954)[1] is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Morehead City, North Carolina, Marbley received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1976 and a Juris Doctor from the Northwestern University School of Law in 1979. He was in private practice of law in Chicago, Illinois from 1979 to 1980. He was an assistant regional attorney of the United States Department of Health and Human Services from 1980 to 1986, returning to private practice in Columbus, Ohio from 1986 to 1997.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On July 31, 1997, Marbley was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio vacated by John David Holschuh. Marbley was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 27, 1997, and received his commission on November 7, 1997.

Incident[edit]

In 2004, the Columbus Dispatch reported that Marbley had sent federal marshals to arrest a critic, Robert Dalton, for contempt of court for calling him a "fuck up" in an email. The contempt charge was later dropped.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finn, Marie T; Irvine, Diana R; Bliss, Mary Lee; (Con) Pratton, Gina L; Morgan, Samantha (CON) (2009). The American Bench. Forster-Long. 
  2. ^ Fairman, Christopher (February 2007). "Fuck" (PDF). Cardozo Law Review. 28 (4): 1713–1714. Retrieved 29 August 2015. 

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
John David Holschuh
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
1997–present
Incumbent