Samuel Alito

Judge

1950 –

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Who is Samuel Alito?

Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr. is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President George W. Bush and has served on the court since January 31, 2006.

Raised in Hamilton Township, New Jersey and educated at Princeton University and Yale Law School, Alito served as U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey and a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit prior to joining the Supreme Court. He is the 110th justice, the second Italian American and the eleventh Roman Catholic to serve on the court. Alito is considered to be "one of the most conservative justices on the Court". He has been described by the Cato Institute as a conservative jurist with a libertarian streak.

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Born
Apr 1, 1950
Trenton
Also known as
  • Judge Samuel Alito
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale Law School
  • Princeton University
  • Yale University
  • Steinert High School
  • Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Lived in
  • Trenton

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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