John Glover Roberts Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
Buffalo, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Henry Friendly, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1979-1980
Law clerk, Hon. William Rehnquist, Supreme Court of the United States, 1980-1981
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1981-1982
Associate counsel, President Ronald Reagan, 1982-1986
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1986-1989, 1993-2003
Principal deputy solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1989-1993

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, January 27, 1992; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, May 9, 2001; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, September 4, 2001; no Senate vote
Nominated to Supreme Court of the United States, July 29, 2005; nomination withdrawn by president, September 6, 2005

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1976
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1979

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: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/2/2003
Termination Date: 
9/29/2005
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice
Court Name - Second: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Second: 
9/29/2005
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Fourth Circuit, October 11, 2005-present
District of Columbia Circuit, October 11, 2005-present
Federal Circuit, October 11, 2005-present

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