Lillian BeVier

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Nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

ABA Rating "Well Qualified"

Nominated by President George H.W. Bush

Nomination expired October 8, 1992 due to Democrat inaction

  • Smith College, B.A. 1961

  • Stanford Law School, J.D. 1965

  • Assistant to the General Secretary, Stanford University, 1965-66

  • Research Associate, Prof. William F. Baxter, Stanford Law School, 1966-68

  • Private practice, Palo Alto, California, 1968-70

  • Associate Professor of Law, University of Santa Clara Law School, 1970-73

  • Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, 1973-2010; Professor Emeritus, 2010-present

  • Vice-Chair, Legal Services Corporation, 2003-2009

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Joe Biden (D-DE), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman who refused to act on BeVier’s nomination.

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