Douglas Howard Ginsburg

Personal

Birthday: 
1946
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Carl McGowan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1973-1974
Law clerk, Hon. Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court of the United States, 1974-1975
Professor of law, Harvard University, 1975-1983
Deputy assistant attorney general, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1983-1984
Administrator for information and regulatory affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 1984-1985
Assistant attorney general, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1985-1986
Visiting professor of law, Columbia University, 1987-1988
Lecturer on law, Harvard University, 1988-1989
Distinguished adjunct professor of law, George Mason University, 1988-2010
Visiting senior lecturer, University of Chicago, 1990-
Distinguished visiting scholar, New York Law School, 2006-2009
Lecturer in law, Columbia University, 2009-2011
Professor of law, New York University Law School, 2011-2013
Professor of law, George Mason University, 2013-

Education

Name of School: 
Cornell University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/14/1986
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/14/2011
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