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Judge, Michael

Born: 1963 AD
Currently alive, at 53 years of age.
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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.