History of the Federal Judiciary


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McHugh, Carolyn Baldwin
Born 1957 in Abington, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Michael R. Murphy. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 2014, and received commission on March 14, 2014.

Education:
University of Utah, B.A., 1978
University of Utah College of Law, J.D., 1982

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Bruce S. Jenkins, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1982-1983
Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1983-2005
Judge, Utah Court of Appeals, 2005-2014; associate presiding judge, 2010-2011; presiding judge, 2012-2014

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, May 16, 2013; no Senate vote

 

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