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Roger James Magnuson

Roger James Magnuson, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1973, United States District Court Minnesota 1973, United States Court Appeals (4th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th circuits) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

Background

  • Magnuson, Roger James was born on January 25, 1945 in St. Paul. Son of Roy Gustaf and Ruth Lily (Edlund) Magnuson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1971. Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford University, 1972.

    Career

    • Chief public defender Hennepin County Public Defender' General’ s Office, Minneapolis, 1973. Partner, trial group Dorsey & Whitney, since 1972, and head, national strategic litigation group. Dean Oak Brook College of Law and Government Policy, since 1995.

      Chancellor Magdalen College, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1973, United States District Court Minnesota 1973, United States Court Appeals (4th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th circuits) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978.

    Works

    • Informed Answers to Gay Rights Questions
    • The most comprehensive resource for Christians concerned about gay rights in America, this valuable reference thoroughly informs readers about all related issues and prepares them to respond intelligently when confronted by gay rights proponents.
    • Author: Shareholder Litigation, 1981, Are Gay Rights Right, The White-Collar Crime Explosion, 1992, Informed Answers to Gay Rights Questions, 1994, International Judicial Assistant in Civil Matters, 1999, Barracuda Bait, 2007. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Elder, Straitgate Church, Minneapolis, since 1980. Fellow, Center of International Legal Studies, Litig. Counsel America; member Christian Legal Society, The American Society Writers of Legal Subjects, Minneapolis Club, White Bear Yacht Club.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Cunningham Shaw, September 11, 1982. Children: James Roger, Peter Cunningham, Mary Kerstin, Sarah Ruth, Elizabeth Camilla, Anna Clara, John Edlund, Britta Kristina.
    • father: Roy Gustaf Magnuson
    • mother: Ruth Lily (Edlund) Magnuson
    • spouse: Elizabeth Cunningham Shaw
    • children: James Roger Magnuson
    • Peter Cunningham Magnuson
    • Mary Kerstin Magnuson
    • Sarah Ruth Magnuson
    • Elizabeth Camilla Magnuson
    • Anna Clara Magnuson
    • John Edlund Magnuson
    • Britta Kristina Magnuson
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    Born January 25, 1945
    (age 72)
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