History of the Federal Judiciary

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Schiltz, Patrick Joseph
Born 1960 in Duluth, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Nominated by George W. Bush on December 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Richard H. Kyle. Confirmed by the Senate on April 26, 2006, and received commission on April 28, 2006.

College of St. Scholastica, B.A., 1981
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1985

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1985-1986
Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 1986-1987
Private practice, Minnesota, 1987-1995
Associate professor of law, University of Notre Dame Law School, 1995-2000
University of St. Thomas School of Law, 2000-2006; associate dean, 2000-2003; law professor, 2003-2006


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