Judge Priscilla Owen

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President George W. Bush

Confirmed 56–43 on May 25, 2005

  • B.A., Baylor University 1975

  • J.D., Baylor University School of Law 1977

  • Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1978-1994

  • Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 1995-2005

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Akaka (D-HI), Baucus (D-MT), Bayh (D-IN), Biden (D-DE), Bingaman (D-NM), Boxer (D-CA), Cantwell (D-WA), Carper (D-DE), Clinton (D-NY), Conrad (D-ND), Corzine (D-NJ), Dayton (D-MN), Dodd (D-CT), Dorgan (D-ND), Durbin (D-IL), Feingold (D-WI), Feinstein (D-CA), Harkin (D-IA), Jeffords (I-VT), Johnson (D-SD), Kennedy (D-MA), Kerry (D-MA), Kohl (D-WI), Lautenberg (D-NJ), Leahy (D-VT), Levin (D-MI), Lieberman (D-CT), Lincoln (D-AR), Mikulski (D-MD), Murray (D-WA), Nelson (D-FL), Nelson (D-NE), Obama (D-IL), Pryor (D-AR), Reed (D-RI), Reid (D-NV), Rockefeller (D-WV), Salazar (D-CO), Sarbanes (D-MD), Schumer (D-NY), Stabenow (D-MI), Wyden (D-OR)

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