Samuel A. Alito Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
Trenton, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Leonard I. Garth, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1976-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1977-1981
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1981-1985
Deputy assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1985-1987
U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1987-1990

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 Third Circuit
Court Name: 

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/30/1990
Termination Date: 
1/31/2006
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Supreme Court of the United States
Court Name - Second: 

Supreme Court of the United States

Commission Date - Second: 
1/31/2006
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Eighth Circuit, February 1, 2006-present
Third Circuit, June 30, 2009-present

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