Alan Eugene Norris
|Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit|
July 1, 2001
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit|
July 1, 1986 – July 1, 2001
|Appointed by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||Leroy Contie|
|Succeeded by||Deborah Cook|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 27th district
January 3, 1967 – December 31, 1980
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Jo Ann Davidson|
|Born||1935 (age 82–83)
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
|Alma mater||Otterbein University
University of Virginia
New York University
Alan Eugene Norris (born 1935) is a United States federal judge.
Born in Columbus, Ohio, Norris received a B.A. from Otterbein College in 1957, an LL.B. from New York University School of Law in 1960, and an LL.M. from University of Virginia School of Law in 1986. He was a law clerk to Kingsley A. Taft of the Supreme Court of Ohio from 1960 to 1961. Norris was in private practice in Columbus, Ohio from 1961 to 1962, and in Westerville, Ohio from 1962 to 1980, also serving as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives from 1967 to 1980. He was an instructor at Otterbein College from 1976 to 1980. He was a judge on the Ohio Court of Appeals, Tenth District from 1980 to 1986.
On April 22, 1986, Norris was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated by Leroy John Conti, Jr.. Norris was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 6, 1986, and received his commission on July 1, 1986. He assumed senior status on July 1, 2001.
- Alan Eugene Norris at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit