Brett Kavanaugh

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Brett Kavanaugh
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Title:   Judge
Position:   57
Station:   D.C.
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   5/29/2006 - Present
Preceded by:   Laurence Silberman
Personal History
Born:   1965
Hometown:   Washington D.C.
Undergraduate:   Yale '87
Law School:   Yale Law '90

Brett M. Kavanaugh is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He joined the court in 2006 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Washington, D.C., Kavanaugh graduated from Yale College with his bachelor's degree in 1987 and later from Yale Law School with his Juris Doctor,J.D. degree,in 1990.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

DC Circuit

On the recommendation of the Congressional Delegation for the District of Columbia, Kavanaugh was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by President George W. Bush on February 25, 2006 to a seat vacated by Laurence Silberman as Silberman assumed senior status. Kavanuagh was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 26, 2006 on a Senate vote and received commission on May 29, 2006.[2]

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