Samuel Alito (2006-present)

Recent Decisions by Justice Alito

Biographical Data

Birth, Residence, and Family
Born 1950 in Trenton, NJ
Princeton University, A.B., 1972; Yale Law School, J.D., 1975
Law Clerkship
Law clerk, Hon. Leonard I. Garth, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1976-1977
Government Service
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1977-1981; Assistant to the 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
Judicial Offices
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.

Source: U.S. Supreme Court