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Judge, Michael (Mike)

Born: 1963 AD
Currently alive, at 52 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Lawyers


1954 – He was born on the 13th day of July this year in Tyler, Texas.


1976 - He graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1976.


1981 – He receives his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.


1981 - He briefly worked for the Reagan administration.


1982 - He clerked for then-Judge Antonin Scalia of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger.


1985 - He continued to work for Burger as a special assistant until this year.


1989 - He returned to government service, holding various positions within the Department of Justice until 1991.


1991 – He became the youngest judge (at age 37) on a federal appeals court.


1994 – A juvenile offender named Napoleon Beazley fatally shot his father in a carjacking incident.


2005 - He wrote an opinion for a three-judge panel of his court, which upheld the government's power to designate Jose Padilla—the alleged "dirty bomber" captured at a Chicago airport—as an "enemy combatant" and detains him in a military brig without charge.


2006 - He resigned to become general counsel and senior vice president for The Boeing Company.









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