Morris Sheppard Arnold

Personal

Birthday: 
1941
Birthplace: 
Texarkana, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Texarkana, Arkansas, 1968
Teaching fellow in law, Harvard University, 1969-1970
Professor, Indiana University School of Law, 1971-1977
Vice president, University of Pennsylvania/professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1977-1981
Professor, University of Arkansas School of Law, 1981-1984
Private practice, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1981-1984
Special chief justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1982
Special master, Chancery Court of Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1983
Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1984-1985
Visiting professor, Stanford University School of Law, 1985
Dean, Indiana University School of Law, 1985

Education

Name of School: 
University of Arkansas
Degree: 
B.S.E.E.
Degree Year: 
1965
Name of School - Second: 

University of Arkansas School of Law

The University of Arkansas School of Law, one of National Jurist magazine's Top 20 Values in legal education and U.S. News and World Reports top 45 public law schools, will prepare you for success. Located in the heart of the beautiful University of Arkansas campus, the law school offers challenging courses taught by nationally recognized faculty, unique service opportunities, and a close-knit community that puts law students first.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968
Name of School - Third: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1969
Name of School - Fourth: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Fourth: 
S.J.D.
Degree Year - Fourth: 
1971

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
Court Name: 

Arkansas Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/17/1985
Termination Date: 
6/1/1992
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: 
5/26/1992
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
10/9/2006
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