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Name VanDyke, Lawrence James Christopher
City Carson City
State NV
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Attorney
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1972 in Midland, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1972 in Midland, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on October 15, 2019, to a seat vacated by Jay S. Bybee. Confirmed by the Senate on December 11, 2019, and received commission on January 2, 2020.

Education:
Montana State University, B.S.E., 1997
Montana State University, M.C.E.M., 2000
Bear Valley Bible Institute, B.Th., 2002
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2005

Professional Career:

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2005-2006
Law clerk, Hon. Janice Rogers Brown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2006-2007
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 2007-2012
Assistant solicitor general, State of Texas, 2012
Solicitor general, State of Montana, 2013-2014
Solicitor general, State of Nevada, 2015-2019
Deputy assistant attorney general, Environment and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 2019


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-DC-0005 : Barroca v. Bureau of Prisons
IM-CA-0089 : County of Santa Clara v. Trump
PC-DC-0030 : State of Oklahoma v. FCC

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