History of the Federal Judiciary


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Matheson, Scott Milne Jr.
Born 1953 in Salt Lake City, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on March 3, 2010, to a seat vacated by Michael W. McConnell. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 2010, and received commission on December 27, 2010.

Education:
University of Oxford, M.A.
Stanford University, A.B., 1975
Yale Law School, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1981-1985
Faculty, University of Utah College of Law, 1985-2010; associate professor of law, 1985-1991; associate dean for academic affairs, 1990-1993; professor of law, 1991-2010; dean, 1998-2006
Deputy county attorney, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1988-1989
Visiting associate professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1989-1990
U.S. attorney for the District of Utah, 1993-1997
Public policy scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2006-2007

Given name at birth: Scott Milne Matheson III

 

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