History of the Federal Judiciary


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Smith, N[orman] Randy
Born 1949 in Logan, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 16, 2007, to a seat vacated by Thomas G. Nelson. Confirmed by the Senate on February 15, 2007, and received commission on March 19, 2007.

Education:
Brigham Young University, B.S., 1974
Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Associate and assistant general counsel, J.R. Simplot Company, 1977-1981
Adjunct professor, Boise State University, 1979-1981
Private practice, Pocatello, Idaho, 1982-1995
Adjunct professor, Idaho State University, 1984-
District judge, Idaho District Court, Sixth Judicial District, 1995-2007

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, December 16, 2005; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, September 5, 2006; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, November 15, 2006; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, January 9, 2007; nomination withdrawn by president, January 16, 2007

 

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