Samuel Ray Cummings
Samuel Ray Cummings (born 1944) is a Senior United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
On July 31, 1987, Cummings was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas vacated by Halbert O. Woodward. Cummings was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 8, 1987, and received his commission on December 9, 1987. He assumed senior status on December 31, 2014.
On November 16, 2016, Judge Cummings issued a permanent nationwide injunction blocking President Barack Obama's "Persuader Rule", finding, that its attempt to require an employer's attorney to publicly disclose advise provided to persuade against unionization violated the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
- Samuel Ray Cummings at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Halbert Owen Woodward
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