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Dennis Saylor

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Dennis Saylor
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Current Court Information:
District of Massachusetts
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #7
Alternative court:   United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Alternative term:   5/19/2011-5/18/2018
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   6/2/2004-Present
Preceded by:   Robert Keeton
Personal History
Born:   1955
Hometown:   Royal Oak, MI
Undergraduate:   Northwestern University, 1977
Law School:   Harvard University Law, 1981

F. Dennis Saylor IV is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He joined the court in 2004 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to joining the court, Saylor served as Special Counsel & Chief of Staff to the Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Saylor also serves on the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. His term runs from May 19, 2011, until May 18, 2018.[1]


Saylor graduated from Northwestern University with his bachelor's degree in 1977 and from Harvard Law School with his J.D. degree in 1981.[2]

Professional career

Judicial career

District of Massachusetts

Saylor was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts by President George W. Bush on July 30, 2003, to a seat vacated by Judge Robert Keeton as Keeton assumed senior status. Saylor was confirmed by the Senate on June 1, 2004, and received commission on June 2, 2004.[3][4]

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

Saylor also concurrently serves on the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. He was appointed on May 19, 2011 and his term will end on May 18, 2018.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Robert Keeton
District of Massachusetts
Seat #7
Succeeded by:

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