Stephen Andrew Higginson

Personal

Birthday: 
1961
Birthplace: 
Boston, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Patricia Wald, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1987-1988
Law clerk, Hon. Byron White, Supreme Court of the United States, 1988-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1989-1993
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1993-2011
Associate professor, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2004-2011

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1983
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: 
1987
Name of School - Third: 
University of Cambridge
Degree - Third: 
M.Phil.
Degree Year - Third: 
1992

Judicial Career

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

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/2011
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