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.

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


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