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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
|Appointed by:||Barack Obama|
|Active:||2/25/2013 - Present|
|Past post:||Magistrate judge, Western District of Oklahoma|
|Past term:||03/29/1999 - 2/25/2013|
|Home State:||Clarksdale, MI|
|Undergraduate:||U. of Oklahoma, B.A., 1981|
|Law School:||Washington U. Law, J.D., 1985|
Federal judicial nomination
|Progress:||Confirmed 399 days after nomination.|
|Nominated:||January 23, 2012|
|ABA Rating:||Unanimously Well Qualified|
|Hearing:||May 9, 2012|
|Renom. QFRs:||Renom. QFRs|
|Reported:||February 7, 2013 (June 7, 2012)|
|Confirmed:||February 25, 2013|
On January 23, 2012 President Barack Obama nominated Bacharach to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to fill the seat vacated by Robert Henry. Obama commented on the nomination, stating, "I am proud to nominate these outstanding candidates to serve on the United States Court of Appeals. I am confident Judge Robert E. Bacharach and William J. Kayatta will serve the American people with integrity and distinction."
He was rated Unanimously Well Qualified by the American Bar Association. He had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 9, 2012, and you can find his Committee Questionnaire Available Here and his Questions for the Record Available Here.
On February 25, 2013, the United States Senate confirmed Robert Bacharach to an Article III post for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit with vote of 93-0.
Early life and education
Judge Bacharach received his bachelor's degree in history from the University of Oklahoma. He went on to earn a law degree from Washington University at St. Louis in 1985.
Judge Bacharach began his career in 1985 as a law clerk to Judge William Holloway of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1987, he joined the Oklahoma City law firm Crowe & Dunlevy, where he was named a shareholder and director in 1995. He worked in this capacity until his judicial appointment in 1999.
- News: Senator Coburn yet to consent to judgeship hearing, April 30, 2012
- United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
- United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
- ↑ The Third Branch, "Judicial Milestones", June of 1999
- ↑ Official FJC Bio of Judge Bacharach
- ↑ "Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate" 1/23/2012
- ↑ "President Obama Nominates Two to Serve on the US Court of Appeals" 1/23/2012
- ↑ 112th Congress Nomination Materials
- ↑ 113th Congress Nomination Materials
- ↑ 113th Congress Confirmations
- ↑ United States Periodic Press Gallery
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 BNET: The Journal Record (Oklahoma City), "Okla. Leadership in Law profile: Hon. Robert Bacharach...", May 1, 2007
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