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Cassell, Paul G.
Born 1959 in Orange, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Utah
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by David Sam. Confirmed by the Senate on May 13, 2002, and received commission on May 15, 2002. Service terminated on November 5, 2007, due to resignation.

Stanford University, B.A., 1979
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1984

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1984-1985
Law clerk, Hon. Warren E. Burger, Supreme Court of the United States, 1985-1986
Associate deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1986-1988
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, 1988-1991
Professor of law, University of Utah College of Law, 1992-2002, 2007-

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, June 19, 2001; no Senate vote


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