Arthur Randolph

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Arthur Randolph
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Title:   Senior judge
Position:   50
Station:   D.C.
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   7/16/1990 - 11/1/2008
Senior:   11/1/2008 - Present
Preceded by:   Spottswood Robinson
Succeeded by:   Srikanth Srinivasan
Personal History
Born:   1943
Hometown:   Riverside, NJ
Undergraduate:   Drexel U. '66
Law School:   University of Pennsylvania Law '69

Arthur Raymond Randolph is an Article III Federal Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He joined the Court in 1990 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. He is serving on senior status.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Riverside, New Jersey, Randolph graduated from Drexel University with his bBachelor's degree in 1966 and later received a J.D. degree from University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1969.[1]

Professional career

Randolph was a law clerk to former Federal Appeals Judge Henry J. Friendly in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York City, New York from 1969 to 1970 before becoming an Assistant Solicitor for the United States Department of Justice Solicitor General from 1970 to 1973. Randolph entered private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1973 to 1975 and also taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center from 1974 to 1978. President Jimmy Carter nominated Randolph to serve as the United States Solicitor General from 1975 to 1977. Randolph resumed private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1977 to 1990 and served as Special Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee/Committee on Standards of Official Conduct from 1979 to 1980. Randolph was the Special State Assistant Attorney General for the State of Montana from 1983 to 1990, the State of New Mexico from 1985 to 1990, and the State of Utah from 1986 to 1990.[1]

Judicial career

On the recommendation of the at-large Congressional delegation for the District of Columbia, Randolph was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by President George H.W. Bush on May 8, 1990 to a seat vacated by Spottswood Robinson. Randolph was confirmed by the Unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate on July 13, 1990 and received commission on July 16, 1990.[2] Randolph assumed senior status on November 1, 2008.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Spottswood Robinson
Circuit Court of Appeals for D.C.
Succeeded by:
Srikanth Srinivasan

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