The Law School | October 28, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr., will visit Notre Dame Law School on Nov. 19. One highlight of his visit will be a conversation with Notre Dame law students on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom, followed by a reception in Eck Commons.
Alito was nominated to the Supreme Court by President George W. Bush on Oct. 31, 2005, to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. He was confirmed by the Senate in January 2006 and became the 110th justice on the court.
In 1990 George H. W. Bush chose Alito to serve as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit where he served for 16 years. From 1987 to 1990 Alito was the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey. He was Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel from 1985 to 1987, and served as an assistant to the solicitor general in the Justice Department from 1981 to 1985.
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