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Kenneth F Ripple Financial Disclosure Report for 2009

Kenneth F Ripple Financial Disclosure Report for 2009

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Date Created:November 9, 2013

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AOJO Government Act 1978 
Rel'. 1/2010 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2009 U.S.C. app.  101-11 Person Reporting (last name, first. middle initial) Ripple. Kcrmeth Court Organization Coun Appeals -7th Circuit Date Report 05/1112010 TiUe (Article Ill judges lndicate active senior status; magi.stratc Jud,ge indicate full part-lime) United States Circuit Judge Senior  Sa. Report Type C:chcck appropriate type) Nomination. Date Initial Annual Final Reporting Period 01/01/2009 12/3112009  
Sb. Amended Repon Chamben Office Address United States Courthouse 204 South Main St., Room 208 South Bend, 46601-:?.122 the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications ptnaining thereto. is, opinion, complianc.: with appliublc laws and regulations.  

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IMPORTANT NOTES: The i11struction. accompanying tltisform must hefollowed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Sign 011 /a.OfJ.001.1 
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FL"lIANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT Page 6of12 
05/J 1/201 
Ripple, Kenneth 
Vil. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income. value, rransac1ions r1nc1udes 1hose of'P"""'"nd dependem chitdren; '"'PP 34-60 ffitinx insrruc1wns.J NONE (No reportable income, assets. transactions.)  
Description As....cts.  lncome during  Gross va)uc end  Tran$3ctions during rcponing period  
(including crust assets)  reporting period  ofreponing penod  

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(I) Code 
(2) (I) (2) (3) (4) 
(5) 
Type (c.g, Value Value Type (e.g Date Value Gain Identity
Place "(X)" after each a.;,sct 
exempt from prior d.isdosun: 
Code '.2 Method buy, sell, mm/dd!yy Code Cmk huycr/scllcr Ll-HJ int.) (J-P) Code redemption) (1-P) (AH) (ifpnvate (Q-WJ 1ransaction) Income Gain Cntlcs. (See Columns amt O-$i Viiluc Codes (ce ColL1TT1ns and 03) Vnllll' Mt1hodCode (t'C C(l]umTI C2> .A. .-$,Of)()  Sl0.001  SIOO.IMlO -s1s.onoor les.  SlU.001 -Sl00.000 =S:.000.001 -U0.000.00H 
Q"-AflilT,1i..1l -B"'A 'ah.1r; 
H=SJ.001 S:..SO11150.000 $50.001 -SI00,000 SI00,001 -$250,000  
(Sc.-c Columns and DJJ S2l0.00I -Sl00.000 Sl00.001 1.000.000 11,000.001  $5.000.000 !5.000.001  $25.000.000 S:?S.000.001  $50.000.000  1)4 =More than SSU.000.000 Value Method Code. ""Apprat.ll s.Co.t meal baate Only) ...Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) 0BooL. Value  !=Other :f.stimatcd  

05/11/2010
Ripple. Kenneth 
lJI. INv'ESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income. value. transacrwns 11nc1ude" 11tose spouse an11 dependent children: .... PP 34-60 fl/inc insrraions.1 NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Dcscnption Assets Income dunng G:-oss value end Transactions during rcponing pcnod (including trust assets) repomng pnod
(I) 12) (I) (5) Place "{X).. afu:r each asset Amount Type i;. Value Value Type (e.g., Daic Value Gam ldcntity Codc"l
c:r.emp! from prior discloure div. rent, Code Method buycriscller (A-H) 	c;12 int.) (J-P) 	Code (if private (Q-W) transaction) 69. -Fidelity Contra Fund #022  Buy  02/17/09  
(add'])  
-Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Free Money  Sold (pan)  02/28/09  
71.  -Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Free Money  Buy  02/2K'09  
(add'])  
72.  -Dodre Cox Stock Fund  nuy (add'!)  03/27/09 73.  -Goldman Sachs Tax Free Money  Buy (add'!)  03/31/09  
74.  -Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Free Money  Sold (part)  03131/09  
75.  -Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Free Money  Buy  04/30/09  
(add'I)  
76.  -Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Free Money  Sold  04!30109  
(part)  
77.  -Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Frc Money  Buy(add'!)  05/3li09  
78.  Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Free Money  Sold (pan)  05/31/09  
79.  -Wasatch -1st Source Income  Buyladd'li  06!22109  
80.  -Morgan Sianley Inst! Intl Eq-1 (XI  Buy  06/23/09  
's1.  -Dodge Cox Stock Fund  Sold  06/23/09  
-Van Kampen Small Cap Growth (X)  Buy  06.'3109  
-Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Free Money  nuv(add'!)  06/30/09  
84.  -Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Free Money  Sold part)  06.'30109  
85.  Goldman Sachs Fsq Tax Free Money  Buv(add'!)  07/31/09 lnwrnc C.am Ctxlcs .000 les.-. =Si.001. S:!.50(J :o$.)01 -S.S.tx:>o ss.001 $ll.IMXI :11s.001. sso.mo  
(See-Columns Jnd :.s'o r1CJ'J ==Mpre than S5,000.POO Value Cocks fSee Cohnnns and =SI 5.00, lc.s S'iO,OCJl S.500,00U ll5.0lll -S5ll.11n c.fi.0110 150.001  )l(lll.000 f'I ""St.OUo.ou: ouu.orx c.SIOf,.001  $0.000 $5,0IJIJ,001 -$5.00G.000 -'-S25.fOll.MJ  SO.OOO.fl()(1 t'-ioro: than $0.001,).000 Value Method Code-?<  0""irrraisal rCoS'! (Re3! btatC OnlY: :-As:scs.smcn(  
(Ser: olumn c21 ,,,-.iook l;,lu: Other    

!>ate Report 
Ripple, Kenneth 
05'11.2010 
VIII. ADDITIONAL LFORMA TION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicaupartofR"l't"'-) Positions 
Item No. Pan-time Professor Law, University Notre Dame (joined faculty 1977; pan-time since appointment the Judiciary). faculty member, Judge Ripple entitled purchase tickets discount for athletic events. receives. the same basis other faculty members, discount some items the University bookstore. also may use other Uni versity facilities such the libmry and athle11c facilities. Notre Dame provides 
Judge Ripple with Westiaw and Lexis services for his academic needs. Judge Ripple had the approval Chief Circuit Judge for his teach ing activities. 
Item No. :!. During the reporting period. Judge Ripple was member the visiting committee the Divinity School the University Chicago. Members the Visiting Committee simply give advice the administration and faculty the University. They have authority matters university governance. 
II. Agreement 
hem No. TIAA/CREF Pension Fund -Prior his appointment, Judge Ripple was full-time employee tho University Notre Dame. During those years 
(1977-1985). both and the University contributed his behalf this nation-wide pension fund for Universiry professors. The fund administered board trnstees. Although Judge Ripple continues teach the University, neither the University contributes the fund part this arrangement. 
Item No. :!. Pan-time professor, lini,ersity Notre Dame -Details are set forth above Section VIII. 	
Gifts Copies oftextboob from author. Professor Vincent Johnson: $132.00 The American Judicature Society gives all federal judges complimentary membership. Judge Ripple receives the Society's publication. gular annual dues 
are $75.00 
The Federal Bar Association gives all federal judges honorary membership. There are dues for honorary members. Judge Ripple receives the 
Association's publication Regular dues for member the public sector who retired are S75.00. 

Various bar associations and similar legal organizations have extended honorary memherships Judge Ripple. did not use these memberships during the reponing period. Detnils are therefore omitted accordance with the instruction,. 
West Publishing Company supplies Judge Ripple with sample set the Federal Reporter and miscellaneous legal material fur use his chambers. The Company makes these books available all federal judges. The estimated value these materials S2,494.81. This material used for the performance official duties. 
Judge Ripple received sample text booh for the courses that teaches the University Notre Dame. These books were received under established programs through which publishers send such books all professors and a'k that the professors consider the books for classroom use. udge Ripple receives these books under the same conditions all other professors. Books were received from the following publishers (the value shown estimated the published retail price the books): 
Foundation Press -$198.00 
LexisNexis1Marthcw Bender -$50.00 
VII. Investments and Trusts 
Item Nos. 11. l'io dividends interest are anributabl any individual pol icy this rype. Each policy does have cash value: that value noted. 
Item Nos. -57. These are all the holdings, purchase. and sale transactions within Trust No. (Item I:!). 
Item Nos. -10.l. These are all the holdings. purchase. and sale transactions within Trust No. (Item 581. 
Item Nos. 19. 34, 80. Both Trust and Trust acquired terests Morgan Stanley Inst! Intl -I. 
Item Nos. 81. Iloth Trust and Trust 116 sold their entire interest the Dodge Cox Stock Fund. 
Item Nos. 82. Both Trust and Trust acquired interest Van Kampen Small Cap Gro,.th -I. The trusts later sold their entire interest this fund (:'>Jos. 

48 CJ4). 
Item Nos. 93. Iloth Trust il5 and Trust 1;6 ac4uired interest New World -F2. 

amc Penon Reporting 

Dote Report 
FINA.NCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT Page 12of12 
Ripple, Kenneth 
05!11120 
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 ";th held 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. SOI ct. seq., l:.S.C.  7353. and Judicial Conference regulations. 

NOTE: AlY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY ALSIF"JES fAILS THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL Mil> CRIMINAL SANCTIONS lJ.S.C. app.  104) 
FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and adclition



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