Richard R. Clifton

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
Framingham, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Herbert Y.C. Choy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1975-1976
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1977-2002
Adjunct professor, Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, 1978-1980, 1983-1989

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, June 22, 2001; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1972
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1975

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/30/2002
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