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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Utah|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by:||David Sam|
|Succeeded by:||Clark Waddoups|
|Undergraduate:||Stanford University, 1979|
|Law School:||Stanford Law School, 1984|
Paul G. Cassell was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Utah. Cassell was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001. He served until his resignation on November 5, 2007. After leaving the court, he joined the faculty at University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. 
Cassell received his undergraduate and law degree from Stanford University in 1979 and 1984, respectively.
- 1992-2002: Professor of law, University of Utah College of Law
- 1988-1991: Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Virginia
- 1986-1988: Associate deputy attorney general, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
- 1985-1986: Law clerk, Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, Supreme Court of the United States
- 1984-1985: Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
District of Utah
Cassell was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Judge David Sam. Cassell was confirmed by the Senate on May 13, 2002, and received commission on May 15, 2002. He served until his resignation on November 5, 2007. Cassell was succeeded in this position by Judge Clark Waddoups.
Career after judgeship
Victims rights advocate
In 2010 Cassell, working on the issue of victims rights for the National Crime Victims Law Institute, was critical on federal prosecutors not demanding or the lack of restitution payments from criminals convicted of possessing and downloading child pornography.
The judge cited how a court finds someone responsible for their actions as a reason why some victims are not receiving restitution. Cassell said, "The question is, how much does any particular offender contribute to that harm? Is it fair to hold one offender accountable for all those images?"
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Utah
Paul Warner • Robert Braithwaite • Brooke Wells • Evelyn J. Furse • Dustin B. Pead •
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|