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James L. Graham

James L. Graham
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
In office
September 26, 1986 – August 31, 2004
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Robert Morton Duncan
Personal details
Born 1939 (age 74–75)
Columbus, Ohio
Alma mater

James L. Graham (born 1939) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Columbus, Ohio, Graham received a B.A. from Ohio State University in 1962 and a J.D. from Ohio State University College of Law that same year. He was thereafter in private practice in Columbus until 1986.

On August 15, 1986, Graham was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio vacated by Robert Morton Duncan. Graham was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 25, 1986, and received his commission the following day. He served as chief judge from 2003 to 2004, assuming senior status on August 31, 2004.

Like many district judges on senior status, Graham occasionally serves with the Court of Appeals on a rotating basis. While serving with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, he supplied a dissenting opinion on a decision upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mandate to purchase health insurance.[1]

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  • Federal Judicial Center.


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