January/February 2013
Judge Bright honored for humanitarian work

At a special dinner in December, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Myron Bright was presented this yearís Robert Feder Humanitarian of the Year Award by Temple Beth El in Fargo, North Dakota. He was selected for his advocacy of fairness, tolerance, and equal rights. Judge Bright said, ďIím just overwhelmed and Iím proud and Iím very delighted and happy to receive the Robert Feder Humanitarian Award from Temple Beth El. Itís very meaningful.Ē

Judge Bright has been a judge since he was appointed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. He has also served as an instructor of law at the University of North Dakota, the University of Minnesota, St. Louis University, and the University of Hawaii.