|Clifford W. Taylor|
|66th Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court|
January 7, 2005 – January 1, 2009
|Preceded by||Maura D. Corrigan|
|Succeeded by||Marilyn Jean Kelly|
|Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court|
September 22, 1997 – January 1, 2009
|Appointed by||John Engler|
|Preceded by||Dorothy Comstock Riley|
|Succeeded by||Diane Marie Hathaway|
November 9, 1942 |
|Alma mater||University of Michigan (B.A., 1964)
George Washington University (J.D., 1967)
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Years of service||1967-1971|
Clifford "Cliff" Taylor is a former American judge who served on the Michigan Supreme Court from 1997 through 2009. He served as the Michigan Supreme Court's Chief Justice from 2005 through 2009. After his tenure as a judge, he joined the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone and served as a visiting law professor at Ave Maria School of Law.
Michigan Supreme Court
Taylor was appointed to the court in 1997 by then-Governor John Engler, ran for election to the balance of the appointed term in 1998 and was reelected in 2000. He was chosen by his fellow justices to be the Chief Justice twice, in 2005 and 2007.
Taylor is a graduate of the University of Michigan and The George Washington University. He is chairman of the board of directors of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. He is married to Lucille Taylor, with whom he has two sons.
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- "Marilyn Kelly new chief justice of Michigan Supreme Court". MLive. Associated Press. January 8, 2009. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
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