History of the Federal Judiciary

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Dyk, Timothy B.
Born 1937 in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 26, 1999, to a seat vacated by Glenn L. Archer, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2000, and received commission on May 25, 2000.

Harvard College, A.B., 1958
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1961

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Stanley Reed and Hon. Harold Burton, Supreme Court of the United States, 1961-1962
Law clerk, Hon. Earl Warren, Supreme Court of the United States, 1962-1963
Special assistant to the assistant attorney general, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1963-1964
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1964-2000
Lecturer, Georgetown University Law Center, 1983, 1986, 1989
Visiting professor and lecturer, University of Virginia School of Law, 1984-1985, 1987-1988
Lecturer, Yale Law School, 1986-1987, 1989

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, April 1, 1998; no Senate vote


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