Federal Judicial Service: Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Nominated on March 3, 2010, to a seat vacated by Michael W. McConnell. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 2010, and received commission on December 27, 2010.
Education: University of Oxford, M.A.; Stanford University, A.B., 1975; Yale Law School, J.D., 1980
Professional Career: Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1981-1985; Faculty, University of Utah College of Law, 1985-2010; associate professor of law, 1985-1991; associate dean for academic affairs, 1990-1993; professor of law, 1991-2010; dean, 1998-2006; Deputy county attorney, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1988-1989; Visiting associate professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1989-1990; U.S. attorney for the District of Utah, 1993-1997; Public policy scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2006-2007