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Joan L. Larsen, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated: May 8, 2017
  • Confirmed: November 1, 2017
  • Age: 48

Career

  • Justice, Michigan Supreme Court (2015 – Present)
    • Diane & M.O. Miller Research Chair in Law
    • Professor of Law
    • Associate Professor of Law
  • University of Michigan School of Law
    • Lecturer in Law (2003 – 2015)
    • Special Counsel to the Dean (1998 – 2002)
  • Northwestern University Law School, Visiting Professor (1997 – 1998)
  • Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice (2002 – 2003)
  • Associate, Sidley & Austin LLP (1999-2000)

Education

  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D. (1993)
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Articles Editor, Northwestern University Law Review
    • John Paul Stevens Award for Academic Excellence
    • Lowden-Wigmore Prize – Best Student Note
    • Raoul Berger Prize – Best Senior Research Paper
  • University of Northern Iowa, B.S. (1990)

Article

  • Importing Constitutional Norms from a “Wider Civilization”: Lawrence and the Rehnquist Court’s Use of Foreign and International Law in Domestic Constitutional Interpretation, 65 Ohio St. L.J. 1283 (2004)

Clerkships

  • Judge David Sentelle, United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
  • Justice Antonin Scalia, United States Supreme Court

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John K. Bush, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated: May 8, 2017
  • Confirmed: July 20, 2017
  • Age: 53

Career

  • Partner, Bingham Greenbaum Doll, LLP (Louisville, Kentucky) (2012–2017)
  • Member, Greenbaum, Doll & McDonald, PLLC (Louisville, Kentucky) (1996–2012)
  • Associate, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP (Washington, D.C.) (1990–1996)

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (1989)
    • Cum laude
    • Ames Moot Court Finalist
    • Executive Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A. (1986)
    • Summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkships

  • Judge J. Smith Henley, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (1989–1990)

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Amul Thapar, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated: March 21, 2017
  • Confirmed: May 25, 2017
  • Age: 48

Career

  • Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (2008–2017)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Virginia School of Law (2013–2017)
  • Adjunct Professor, Vanderbilt University Law School (October 2011 and 2015, March 2017)
  • Adjunct Professor, Salmon P. Chase College of Law (2009, 2012–2017)
  • S. Attorney, Eastern District of Kentucky (2006–2008)
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney
    • Southern District of Ohio (2002–2006)
    • District of Columbia (1999–2000)
  • Associate, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (2001–2002)
  • Associate, Williams & Connolly LLP (1970-1999)

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, J.D. (1994)
    • Moot Court Board
  • Boston College, B.S. (1991)
    • National Honor Society

Clerkships

  • Judge Nathaniel R. Jones, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1996–1997)
  • Judge S. Arthur Spiegel, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (1994–1996)

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John B. Nalbandian, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated: January 24, 2018
  • Confirmed: May 15, 2018
  • Age: 49

Career

  • Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (2000 – present)
    • Board certified appellate law specialist
  • Board Member, State Justice Institute (2009)
  • Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (unknown)
  • Special Justice, Kentucky Supreme Court (2007)
  • Associate, Jones Day (1995 – 1999)

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. (1994)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Virginia Law Review, Managing Editor
  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, B.S. (1991)
    • magna cum laude

Clerkships

  • Judge Jerry E. Smith, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit(1994 –1995)

Links


ERIC E. MURPHY,U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated: June 7, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: March 07, 2019
  • Age: 39 (approximate)

Career

  • Solicitor General of of Ohio, Office of the Ohio Attorney General (2013-Present)
  • Associate, JonesDay LLP (2007-2013)
  • United States Magistrate Judge in the District of Maryland.

Education

  • D., University of Chicago Law School (2005)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Editor, University of Chicago Law Review
  • A., Miami University (2001)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Summa cum laude

 Clerkships

  • Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court (2006-2007)
  • Judge Harvey J. Wilkinson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2005-2006)

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CHAD A. READLER, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated: June 7, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: March 07, 2019
  • Age: 46 (approximate)

Career

  • Acting Assistant Attorney General and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice (2017-pres)
  • Associate and Partner, Jones Day LLP (1998-2017)

Education

  • D., University of Michigan Law School (1997)
  • Cum laude
  • Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform
  • A., University of Michigan (1994)

 Clerkships

  • Judge Allen E. Norris, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (1997-1998)

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