Danny Julian Boggs


Havana, Cuba
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Instructor, University of Chicago Law School, 1968-1969
Deputy commissioner, Kentucky Department for Economic Security, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1969-1970
Legal counsel/administrative assistant, Gov. Louie Nunn, Kentucky, 1970-1971
Legislative counsel/assistant to minority leader, Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1972
Attorney, Kentucky Republican Campaign, 1972
Private practice, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1973
Attorney, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1973
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1973-1975
Private practice, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1975
Assistant to the chairman, Federal Power Commission, 1975-1977
Deputy minority counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, 1977-1979
Deputy campaign director, Nunn for Governor campaign, Louisville, Kentucky, 1979
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1979-1981
Special assistant to the president, Executive Office of the President, 1981-1983
Deputy secretary of energy, 1983-1986

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, December 9, 1985; no Senate vote


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Harvard College
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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.

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Judicial Career

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U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
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Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
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