History of the Federal Judiciary

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Hurwitz, Andrew David
Born 1947 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on November 2, 2011, to a seat vacated by Mary Murphy Schroeder. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 2012, and received commission on June 27, 2012.

Princeton University, A.B., 1968
Yale Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Connecticut Army National Guard/U.S. Army Reserve specialist 5, 1969-1975
Law clerk, Hon. Jon O. Newman, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1972
Law clerk, Hon. J. Joseph Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1972-1973
Law clerk, Hon. Potter Stewart, Supreme Court of the United States, 1973-1974
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1974-1980, 1983-2003
Faculty, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, 1977-1980, 1988, 1994-1995, 2001, 2004-
Chief of staff, Gov. Bruce Babbitt, Arizona, 1980-1983
Justice, Arizona Supreme Court, 2003-2012; vice chief justice, 2009-2012


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