Diana E. Murphy

Personal

Birthday: 
1934
Birthplace: 
Faribault, MN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1974-1976
Judge, Hennepin County [Minnesota] Municipal Court, 1976-1978
Judge, Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1978-1980
Chair, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1999-2004

Education

Name of School: 
University of Minnesota
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1954
Name of School - Second: 

University of Minnesota Law School

Our faculty ranks in the top nationally as some of the most productive and influential scholars in legal education. At the same time, in true Minnesota tradition, they pride themselves on accessibility and the quality of their teaching. With a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and doors that are always open, you will get to know your professors, and you will enjoy your classroom experience.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Court Name: 

Minnesota District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/20/1980
Termination Date: 
10/13/1994
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
10/11/1994
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