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Biographical: Born Aug. 6, 1945, Lansdowne, PA. Married June 15, 1985, to Carol R. Oakes; one child, Douglas H. Wagner II. Education: Frackville, PA, H. S., 1963: Cornell University, 1963–1967, A. B. (English); The Dickinson School of Law, 1967–1970, J. D. Career: 1970–1972, Attorney, Pottstown, PA. 1972–1982, Legal Editor, The Lawyers Cooperative Publishing Co., Rochester, NY. 1982–1986, Legal Editor, The Research Institute of America, Washington, DC. 1987–2010, Reporter of Decisions, United States Supreme Court. Bar admissions: Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1970; United States Supreme Court, 1987. Recent Publications: Role of the Supreme Court Reporter in History, 26 J. S. Ct. Hist. 9 (2001). Official Law Reporting at the U. S. Supreme Court, Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Official Law Reporting 40 (2004), http://arjd.washlaw.edu/images/symposium04.pdf. Public Access to Supreme Court Opinions, reprinted in Stecker, Reflections of a Modern Scribe, 84 Mich. Bar J. 41 (Feb. 2005), Alexander Dallas, Yale Biog. Dict. Am. L. (2010).