(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 4/1/1950, in Trenton, NJ.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Nominated by President George H.W. Bush (Republican) on 02/20/1990; confirmed by the Senate on 04/27/1990; received judicial commission on 04/30/1990.
Service terminated on 01/31/2006 due to elevation to another court.
Judge, Supreme Court of the United States.
Nominated by President George W. Bush (Republican) on 11/10/2005; confirmed by the Senate on 01/31/2006; received judicial commission on 01/31/2006.
As of April 2007, when this biographical information was gathered, Judge Alito remained on the federal bench. Education
Princeton University, A.B., 1972.
Yale Law School, J.D., 1975.Non-judicial Career
Law clerk, Hon. Leonard I. Garth, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1976-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1977-1981
Assistant tothe U.S. solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, 1981-1985
Deputy assistant U.S. attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, 1985-1987
U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1987-1990