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Gerald E. Rosen – 2012

Gerald E. Rosen – 2012

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Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112013 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app.  101-1 Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Rosen, Gerald Court Organization U.S. District Court -Eastern District Michigan Date Report 0413012013 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) U.S. District Judge -Active  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial Annual Final Sb. Amended Report Reporting Period 1/1/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
Room 730 
U.S. Courthouse 
231 West Lafayette 
Detroit, Ml48226 

IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) POSITION .Board Directors 	Focus:Hope, Detroit, Michigan 
Board Advisors 	George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C. 
Trustee 	Trust No. 

Trustee 	Trust No. 
Custodian 	Custodial Account No. 
Professor 	Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) PARTIES AND TERMS 	1995 The Rutter Group -Publication Agreement dated November 1995, amended October 2012. Royalties shared amount determined upon publication. 1996 The West Group -Publication Agreement dated January 1996. Royalties shared authors amount determined upon publication. 2005  The Rutter Group -Publication Agreement dated November 2005. Royalties shared authors amount determined upon publication.  
4.2007  The Michigan Baseball Ventures, LLC -See Part VIII. Additional Information  

III. N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. I7-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

SOURCE AND TYPE 	INCOME 
(yours, not spouse's) 2012 Thomson Reuters (West Group)-Book Royalties 	$34,101.78 2012 Wayne State University -Teaching 	$17,688.00 Spouse's 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 The Rutter Group 6/11/12-6/13/12 	Seattle, Panelist Meals, Lodging, Transportation 	
The Rutter Group 6/13/12-6/15/12 San Francisco Los Panelist Meals, Lodging, Transportation Angeles, 
The Rutter Group 6/21/12 	Detroit, Panelist Meals 

Federal Bar Association 9/19/12-9/21/12 San Diego, Seminar Speaker Meals, Transportation, Lodging 
Federal Circuit Bar 09/25/12 Ann Arbor, Seminar Speaker Transportation Assocation 
American Bar Association 10/24/12-10/26/12 Chicago, Panelist Meals, Lodging, Transportation 
The Rutter Group 1117/12-11/9112 Atlanta, Panelist Meals, Lodging, Transportation 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 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes 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 trnst assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (1) (2) (3) 
(5) 
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, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller (A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private Income Gain Codes: .000 less =$1,00 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5,001 -$15.000 =$15.001  $50,000  
(Sec Columns Ill nnd D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 I00.00  $1,000.000  111 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes =$15 .000 less =$15,001  $50,000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns rmd DJ) =$250.001  $500.000 =$500. -$1,000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000  1'4 =More than $50.000.000 Vnluc Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column Cl) ::::Book Value  V=Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, va111e, 1ransaciions r1nc1udes 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 reporting period  

(I) (2) (2) (3) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
eKempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less  B=$1.00l -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  0=$5,001-$15,000 =$15.001  $50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001  $100.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000  111 =$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 =$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  1'4 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Colurnn Cl) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, vatue, transactions r1nctudes 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 reporting period 
(2) (2) (I) (3) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
Code redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2,500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15.000 =$15.00 -$50.000  
(Sec Colurnns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Cod =$15.000 less =$15,001  $50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Colurnns and D3) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500,00 -$1.000,000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000,000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Mc1hod Codes =Apprnisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Colurnn Cl) =Book Value =Other ==Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, vat11e, transactions (1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 offilinc ins1r11ctions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (2) (I) (3) 
(4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) 
Code3 redemption) 
(Q-W) 
(A-H) (if private transaction) 
Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000 D=$5.001 -$15,000 =$15.001 -$50.000 (Sec Columns nnd D4) =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$I 00.00 -$1.000.000 Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 
Vaine 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 =$5,000.00J -$25,000,000 
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000,000 
Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Cash Market =Assessment 
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va111e, transactions r1nc111des 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 reporting period  

(I) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
(2) (2) (I) (2) 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code.2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code3 redemption) (J-P) (A-H) (if private (Q-W) transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  045,001 -$15,000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns Blond 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.0QO =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns ond 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5,000,001 -$25,000,000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50,000.000  1'4 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes  Q=Apprnisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, va111e, transactions r1nc111des those ofspo11se and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instr11ctions.J 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trnst assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (3) 
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,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 Jess =$1.001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5.00J -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4)   =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  111 =$1.000,001 -$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 DJ) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000  
1'3 =$25.000.00  $50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Mc1hod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes 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 trnst assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) 
(1) (2) (I) 
(3) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
excempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  0=$5.001 -$15.000  E=$15.00I -$50.000  
(Sec Colurnns and 04) =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001-$5.000.000 =More than $5.000,000 Vnluc Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Colurnns and DJ) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000,000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 $50.000.000  1'4 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Colurnn C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate part ofreport.) Outside earned income shown Part Ill was computed accordance with the guidance Section 3(b) the Regulations the Judicial Conference the United States Under Title the Ethics Reform Act 1989 Concerning Outside Earned Income, Honoraria and Outside Employment. 
Section 3(b) 
states the following: 

(b) "Outside earned income" means all wages, salaries, commissions, professional fees, and payments and compensation any kind for services rendered rendered the covered senior employee, less the ordinary and necessary expenses paid incurred producing the income, provided, however, that the following shall not constitute earned income. Part Positions 
a.) Line -Custodial Account has reportable assets. 
Part Ill. Agreements 
a.) Line -To own interests various minor league baseball franchises; net profits/losses are allocated with accordance with members' shares 
Part VII. Investments and Trusts 
a.) Line 113-Provident Energy LTD was aquired Pembina Pipeline Corp April 2012, which time shareholders Provident Energy LTD received 
shares Pembina Pipeline Corp. based the number shares owned Provident Energy LTD. 
b.) Line 139-Michigan Baseball Ventures, LLC -Value used Tax Basis reported Schedule K-1. 

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 of.5 U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 

Signature: Gerald Rosen 

NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY 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, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544