History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Easterbrook, Frank Hoover
Born 1948 in Buffalo, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 25, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985. Served as chief judge, 2006-2013.

Education:
Swarthmore College, B.A., 1970
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Levin H. Campbell, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1973-1974
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1974-1977
Deputy solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1979
Principal employee, Lexecon, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, 1980-1985
Faculty, University of Chicago Law School, 1978-1985

 

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