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Name Kavanaugh, Brett M.
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1965 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1965 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 25, 2006, to a seat vacated by Laurence H. Silberman. Confirmed by the Senate on May 26, 2006, and received commission on May 30, 2006.

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1987
Yale Law School, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Walter K. Stapleton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1990-1991
Law clerk, Hon. Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1991-1992
Attorney, Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1992-1993
Law clerk, Hon. Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994
Associate independent counsel, Whitewater investigation, 1994-1997, 1998
Private practice, 1997-1998, 1999-2001
Associate counsel, President George W. Bush, 2001-2003; senior associate counsel, 2003
Assistant to the president and staff secretary, President George W. Bush, 2003-2006

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, July 25, 2003; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, February 14, 2005; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) EE-DC-0073 : In re Navy Chaplaincy
EE-GA-0114 : Bostock v. Clayton County
EE-NY-0289 : Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc.
FA-CA-0015 : South Bay United Pentecostal Church v. Newsom
FA-DC-0001 : Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington v. Sebelius
FA-DC-0004 : Gilardi v. Dep't of Health and Human Services [Gilardi v. Sebelius]
FH-DC-0004 : Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center v. US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
IM-DC-0034 : Garza v. Hargan
IM-DC-0038 : Trustees of Princeton University v. U.S.A.
IM-NY-0051 : Batalla Vidal v. Nielsen
IM-WA-0021 : Khoury v. Asher
NS-DC-0005 : Meshal v. Higgenbotham
NS-DC-0007 : Klayman v. Obama
PR-CA-0004 : Sierra Club v. Trump
PR-DC-0005 : Electronic Privacy Information Center v. Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
PR-MI-0005 : League of Independent Fitness Facilities and Trainers, Inc. v. Whitmer
PR-NV-0001 : Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley v. Sisolak

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