History of the Federal Judiciary


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Starr, Kenneth Winston
Born 1946 in Vernon, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 13, 1983, to a seat vacated by George E. MacKinnon. Confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 1983, and received commission on September 20, 1983. Service terminated on May 26, 1989, due to resignation.

Education:
George Washington University, A.B., 1968
Brown University, M.A., 1969
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. David W. Dyer, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1973-1974
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1974-1975
Law clerk, Hon. Warren E. Burger, Supreme Court of the United States, 1975-1977
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1977-1980, 1993-
Counselor to the Attorney General of the United States, 1981-1983
Solicitor general of the United States, 1989-1993
Independent counsel, Whitewater investigation, 1994-1999

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, July 13, 1983; no Senate vote

 

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