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Frank H Easterbrook Financial Disclosure Report for 2005

Frank H Easterbrook Financial Disclosure Report for 2005

Page 1: Frank H Easterbrook Financial Disclosure Report for 2005

Category:Financial Disclosure

Number of Pages:7

Date Created:August 1, 2006

Date Uploaded to the Library:November 13, 2013

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Rev. 1/2006 U.S.C. app. 101-111) 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2005 Person Reporting (Last name, first, middle initial) 2. Court Organization Date Report 
4/7 /06 
Easterbrook, Frank Seventh Circuit  Title  (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status;  Sa.  Report Type (check appropriate type) Reporting Period  
magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time)  Nomination,  Date  
Circuit  Judge  (Active)  Initial  Annual  Final  1/1/05  12/31/05  

Sb. Amended Report Chambers Office Address the basis the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and 219 South Dearborn Street regulations. 
Chicago, Illinois 60604 Reviewing Officer Date POSITIONS. {Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 instructions.) 
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY  NONE  (No reportable positions.)  
Senior Lecturer  University  Chicago ...
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II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 
 NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

Ill. NON-INVESTMENT COME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 Instructions.) 
DATE SOURCE AND TYPE Filer's Non-Investment Income NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
University Chicago -salary (see Part VIII) 
$23 ,365.
Harvard University Press -royalty 553.04 
Thomson West -565.80 Spouse's Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, please complete this 
section. (dollar amount not required except for honoraria) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 25-27 Instructions.) 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children See pp. 32-33 ofInstructions.) 
CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE* NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 

Name Person Reporting 
4/7 /06 
Easterbrook, Frank 
VII. Page INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-60 Instructions.) 

Name Person Reporting  Date Report  
Easterbrook,  Frank  4/7/06  

VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS (Indicate part Report.) Separate sheet attached. 

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. 



Note: Travel reimbursements for judicial business and other governmental reimbursements also omitted. 
Easterbrook, Frank 
The Federalist Society Harvard Law School Cambridge, Massachusetts 
Fordham University New York, New York 
New York University New York, New York 
ALEA New York University School Law New York, New York (Paid the University Chicago) 

IPIL/Houston Sante Conference Sante Fe, New Mexico (Paid University Houston) 
Travel reimbursement 
2/25/05 2/27/05 
Travel reimbursement 

3/7/05 3/8/05 
Travel reimbursement 

4/11/05 4/12/05 
Travel reimbursement 

5/5/05 5/7/05 
Travel reimbursement 

6/2/05 6/4/05 
Travel reimbursement 

11/10/05 11/12/05 

Easterbrook, Frank 4-7-06 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (Part III}: have received the approval the Chief Judge teach the University Chicago. This income therefore "outside earned income" rather than "honorarium" within the meaning the Ethics Reform Act 1989. accepted gross income exceeding the statutory cap (15% Level the Executive Schedule) because, under 3(b) the regulations the Judicial Conference implementing this statute, "outside earned income" includes only net taxable income, and therefore excludes pension c6ntributions well the "ordinary and necessary expenses paid incurred producing this income. Some the income reported Part III was contributed pension plan through the University Chicago part salary reduction plan and therefore does not count for statutory purposes. Moreover, the ordinary and necessary expenses producing the income-including the cost conunuting between the courthouse and the Law School, fees for parking the University, and the expenses 
equipment and books for Law School off ice-are substantial. Net taxable income less than the statutory maximum. 
(Part The Union League Club extends federal judges the privilege using the Club's facilities without formal membership. During 2005 charged $60 per month for these privileges. The difference between this and the market value gift, but whether there any difference and, so, its size, difficult determine. Judges pay the same for meals, haircuts, and other services regular members the Club. 
(Part VII): Dividends and capital gain distributions from the mutual funds marked "See Part VIII" are reinvested automatically monthly. Shares were purchased and sold the Vanguard Money Market Trust occasionally. treat this checking account, and past years not report these flows (as opposed year-end balances). shares any other fund were sold 2005. 
(Part VII): While was employed full-time the University Chicago preceding appointment the court, and again since 199 pension contributions under defined contribution plan were made behalf. TIAA-CREF holds 

the funds contributed before 1983 (value code M). 

Easterbrook, Frank 4-7-06 
Pension contributions since 1983, and supplemental 
retirement annuity contributions since 1982, are held 
the Vanguard Group, which also holds pension contributions 
made behalf during 1981-84 Lexecon Inc., plus 
IRA contributions during that period. "Vanguard Retirement Portfolio" umbrella designation for these assets. Access all funds the Vanguard Retirement Portfolio blocked until reach retirement age. Vanguard invests 
these monies four its funds: vanguard Money Market Reserves Prime Portfolio; Vanguard Fixed Income Securities Fund Long-Term Corporate; Vanguard Fixed Income Securities Fund High-Yield Corporate; and Vanguard International Value Portfolio. Investments within the vanguard Retirement Portfolio may change from time time, but only from one mutual fund another (never stock individual firm), making consolidated listing desirable.