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Ellen B. Burns – 2010

Ellen B. Burns – 2010

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) BURNS, ELLEN Court Organization U.S. DISTRICT COURT, Date Report 5/12/2011 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) SENIOR JUDGE Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2010 12/31/2010 Chambers Office Address UNITED STATES COURTHOUSE 141 CHURCH STREET NEW HAVEN, 06510 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable Jaws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZA ON/ENTITY Trustee Emerita Albertus Magnus College 
 
 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PARTIES AND TERMS 
 
 
 
Burns, Ellen 
 
 
 
III. N-INVES TMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-14 filing instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouses) 2010 State Connecticut pension $62,435.40 Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 
 
 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging,food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 
 
 
 
 
 
5/12/2011 
BURNS, ELLEN GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] 	NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
 
 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] 	NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 12/2011 
BURNS, ELLEN 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRusTS income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
 
5/12/2011 
BURNS, ELLEN 
VII. INVESTMENTS and income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
(!) (2) (2) (I) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type(e.g.; Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell; Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (ifprivate 
(Q-W) transaction) Jncomc Gain Codes: =$10000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50I -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 E=$15,001-$50,000 
(See Columns and 04) =$50,00 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001-$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250,001 -$500,000 0=$500,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
 
5/12/2011 
BURNS, ELLEN 
VII. INVESTMENTS and -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end rransactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(2) (2) (I) 
(5) 
Gain Identity 
TyPe{e.g., Value Value TyPe(e.g., Date Value 
Place (X) after each asset Amoullt 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div::;:renw Code2 Method bl.ly/Sell; Code code buyer/seller 
cirillt.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) (AH) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) 
 
Conn. State Series Bond Interest 
36. 
Conn. State Series Bond 
 
37. 
Peoples Bank 
 
38. 
John Hancock Tax ADV ATG Fund 
 
39. 
MFS International New Discovery 
 
40. 
Procter Gamble stock 
 
41. 
Torrington Conn. Bond 
 
42. 
Seymour Conn. Bond 
 
43. 
Glastonbury Conn. Bond 
 
44. 
Embarq Corp. 
 
 
46. 
Conn. ST.Health Bond 
 
47. Morgan Int! 
 
48. 
Conn. ST. OID SER Interest Interest Interest Dividend Dividend Interest Interest Interest Dividend 
LSI Corp. None Interest Interest Interest 
Conn. ST. SPL OBLIG Interest 
50. Dreyfus Pem. State Mun. Bond Ser Interest 
CLA 
51. Trumbull Bond Interest lncome Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001-$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =AsseSsment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
 
Date Report 
BURNS, ELLEN 
5/12/2011 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing 
instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description.of Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting per iod 
(including trust assets) reporting period ofreporting period 
(2) (2) 
Place ;,(X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (ifprivate 
(Q-W) transaction) 
 
52. Black Rock Global Fund Interest 
53. Time Warner Dividend 
54. Frontier Communications Dividend Spinoff (from line 07/06/JO 
55. Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,00 -$50,000 
 
(See Columns and D4) F=$50,001-$l00,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,00 -$5.000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,00 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,00 -$250,000 
(See Columns and DJ) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
 
5/12/2011 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Jndicate partofreport.) 
 
Date Report 
 
5/12/2011 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: ELLEN BURNS 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, .E. Washington, D.C. 20544 
AOIO 
Rev.112011 Government Act 1978 FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2010 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) BURNS, ELLEN Court Organization U.S. DISTRICT COURT, Date Report 8/22/2011 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) SENIORruDGE Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial [{] Annual Sb. [{] Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2010 12/31/2010 Chambers Office Address UNITED TES COURTHOUSE 141 CHURCH STREET NEW HAVEN, 06510 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
 
IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Trustee Emerita Albertus Magnus College 
 
 
II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable agreements.) 
 
PAR TIES AND TERMS 
 
 
 
Burns, Ellen 
 
 
 
BURNS, ELLEN 
812212011 
III. N-INVES TMENT INC ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filers Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
 SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME 
(yours, not spouses) 2010 State Connecticut pension $62,435.40 Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE 
 
 
 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 
 
 
 
Date Report 
 
 
8/22/2011 GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION VALUE 
 
 
VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR 
DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8/22/2011 
BURNS, ELLEN 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, va1ue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 14-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description ofAssets 	Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period reporting period ofreporting period 
(2) (!) (2) (4) 
Amount Code (A-H) Type (e.g., div., rent, int.) Value Code2 (J-P) Value Method Code (QcW) Type (e.g.; buy, sell, redemption) Date 111mldd/yy Value Code2 (J-P) Gain Code (AH) Identit)of buyer/seller (if private transaction) Webster Bank Interest Merrill Lynch money market account Interest 
Verizon stock (absorbed Bell South stock) Dividend ATTstock Dividend 
Van Kampen Fund Dividend 
U.S. Series Bonds 	None 
Nuveen Conn. Premium Inc. Municipal Interest Fund 
Dreyfus Conn. Municipal money market Interest Fund 
Conn. State Housing Finance Bond Interest 
 
10. 
Nuveen Large Cap Value Fund Interest 
 
11. 
Ridgefield LOT Bond Interest 
 
 
12. Univ. Series Bond Interest 
13. Eli Lilly stock Dividend 
14. Sprint Nextel Communication stock Dividend 
15. Dreyfus Short Int. Govt. Fund Dividend 
16. IBM stock Dividend 
17. Alcatel Lucent Dividend Income Gai11 Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,50 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(See Columns and D4) F=$50,001-$!00,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,00 -$5,000.000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less K=$15,00! -$50,000 =$50,00 -$100.000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.001 -$500,000 =$500,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
8/22/2011 
BURNS, ELLEN instructions.) 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
 
(4) (5) 
(!) (2) (!) (2) 
Gain Identity exempt from prior disclosure div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code2 Place (X) after each asset Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type(e.g., Date Value 
Code 
Code buyer/seller (A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) (J-P) 
(if private transaction) (A-H) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 
(See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,00 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50,00 -$I 00,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,00 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000,00 -$25,000,000 =$25,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
 
8/22/2011 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(2) (!) 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type(e.g., Value Value 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code2 Method 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code 
(Q-W) 
 
52. Time Warner (formerly AOL Dividend 
53. Frontier Communications Dividend Spinoff (from line 07/06/10 
54. Peoples United Financial, Inc. Interest income Gain Codes: A=$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2,501-$5,000 =$5,001-$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 (See Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50,000 =$50,001 -$100,000 =$100,001 -$250,000 
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500,001  $1,000,000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000 P2=$5,000,001  $25,000,000 =$Z5,000,001 -$50,000,000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market (Sec Column CZ) =Other =Book Value =Estimated 
 
 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
BURNS, ELLEN 
8/22/2011 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Indicate partofreport.) 
Line Number Black Rock Global Fund Column was bought January 30, 2008, not the Reporting Period. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8/22/2011 
BURNS, ELLEN 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: ELLEN BURNS 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES AILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544