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Name Alito, Samuel A. Jr.
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* Samuel A. Alito Jr. (Newark, NJ)
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Alito, Samuel A. Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Alito, Samuel A. Jr.
Born 1950 in Trenton, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on February 20, 1990, to a seat vacated by John Joseph Gibbons. Confirmed by the Senate on April 27, 1990, and received commission on April 30, 1990. Service terminated on January 31, 2006, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by George W. Bush on November 10, 2005, to a seat vacated by Sandra Day O`Connor. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 2006, and received commission on January 31, 2006.

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Eighth Circuit, February 1, 2006-present
Third Circuit, June 30, 2009-present

Princeton University, A.B., 1972
Yale Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Leonard I. Garth, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1976-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1977-1981
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1981-1985
Deputy assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1985-1987
U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1987-1990

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-NC-0005 : U.S. v. Comstock
CW-TN-0002 : John B. v. Goetz
ED-AZ-0001 : Flores v. Arizona
ED-MI-0001 : Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality by any Means Necessary (BAMN) v. Granholm
EE-NJ-0114 : United States and Taxman v. Piscataway Township
FA-IL-0012 : Harris v. Quinn
FA-OK-0001 : Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius
FA-PA-0007 : Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius
FA-PA-0010 : Zubik v. Sebelius [II]
FA-WA-0001 : Doe v. Reed
IM-AZ-0013 : Chamber of Commerce of the United States v. Whiting
IM-AZ-0015 : United States v. Arizona
IM-CA-0059 : Costello v. Chertoff
IM-PA-0005 : Yang v. Reno
JC-PA-0001 : Harris v. City of Philadelphia
JC-PA-0005 : Inmates of the Allegheny County Jail v. Wecht
NS-NY-0006 : Amnesty v. Clapper
PB-AL-0005 : Searcy v. Bentley
PB-AL-0008 : Strawser v. Strange
PB-KY-0001 : Love v. Beshear
PB-MI-0004 : DeBoer v. Snyder
PB-NY-0017 : Windsor v. United States
PB-OH-0003 : Obergefell v. Hodges
PB-TN-0005 : Tanco v. Haslam
PC-AR-0014 : Holt v. Hobbs
PC-CA-0039 : Ngo v. Woodford
PC-CA-0057 : Plata v. Brown / Coleman v. Brown Three-Judge Court
PC-NJ-0005 : Rouse v. Plantier
PC-PA-0005 : Imprisoned Citizens Union v. Shapp
PH-TX-0004 : Inclusive Communities Project v. Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

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