Judge Amy Coney Barrett

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 55–43 on October 31, 2017

  • B.A., Rhodes College 1994

  • J.D., Notre Dame Law School 1997

  • Law clerk, Hon. Laurence H. Silberman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1997-1998

  • Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 1998-1999

  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1999-2001

  • George Washington University Law School, 2001-2002; adjunct faculty member, 2001; John M. Olin Fellow in Law, 2001-2002

  • Professor of law, Notre Dame Law School, 2002-2017

  • Visiting associate professor of law, University of Virginia Law School, 2007

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Baldwin (D-WI), Bennet (D-CO), Blumenthal (D-CT), Booker (D-NJ), Brown (D-OH), Cantwell (D-WA), Cardin (D-MD), Carper (D-DE), Casey (D-PA), Coons (D-DE), Cortez Masto (D-NV), Duckworth (D-IL), Durbin (D-IL), Feinstein (D-CA), Franken (D-MN), Gillibrand (D-NY), Harris (D-CA), Hassan (D-NH), Heinrich (D-NM), Heitkamp (D-ND), Hirono (D-HI), King (I-ME), Klobuchar (D-MN), Leahy (D-VT), Markey (D-MA), Merkley (D-OR), Murphy (D-CT), Murray (D-WA), Nelson (D-FL), Peters (D-MI), Reed (D-RI), Sanders (I-VT), Schatz (D-HI), Schumer (D-NY), Shaheen (D-NH), Stabenow (D-MI), Tester (D-MT), Udall (D-NM), Van Hollen (D-MD), Warner (D-VA), Warren (D-MA), Whitehouse (D-RI), Wyden (D-OR)

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