Diana E. Murphy
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit|
October 11, 1994
|Appointed by||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by||John Gibson|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota|
February 20, 1980 – October 11, 1994
|Appointed by||Jimmy Carter|
|Preceded by||Seat established|
|Succeeded by||Ann Montgomery|
January 4, 1934 |
Faribault, Minnesota, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota, Twin Cities|
Diana E. Murphy, (born January 4, 1934) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Murphy was nominated to that post by President Bill Clinton in 1994 and confirmed by the Senate. Prior to being elevated to the Court of Appeals she was a federal district judge for the District of Minnesota from 1980 to 1994, serving as chief judge from 1992 to 1994. Before this, she served as a state court judge on the Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District. While on the Court of Appeals she also served as Chair of the United States Sentencing Commission from 1999 to 2004.
|New seat||Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit