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Amy Coney BarrettREPRepublican Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
50
Years of Age
LAResidence (state)

Amy Vivian Coney Barrett (born January 28, 1972) is an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She is the fifth woman to serve on the court. She was nominated by President Donald Trump and has served since October 27, 2020. She was a U.S. circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 2017 to 2020. Trump nominated Barrett to the Seventh Circuit, and the Senate confirmed her on October 31, 2017. Before and while serving on the federal bench, she has been a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, where she has taught civil procedure, constitutional law, and statutory interpretation.On September 26, 2020, Trump nominated Barrett to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court of the United States. Her nomination was controversial because the 2020 presidential election was only 38 days away and Senate Republicans had refused to hold hearings for Merrick Garland during an election year in 2016. The next month, the U.S. Senate voted 52–48 to confirm her nomination, with all Democrats and one Republican in opposition.Described as a protégée of Justice Antonin Scalia, for whom she previously clerked, Barrett supports textualism in statutory interpretation and originalism in interpreting the Constitution. Barrett is generally considered part of a conservative bloc.

Education5 - 5 of 3
Rhodes College
Bachelor of Arts English literature
1994
Notre Dame Law School
Juris Doctor
1997
St. Mary's Dominican High School
high school diploma
1990
Past Positions1 - 2 of 2
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
United States of America
2020
judge
2017 - 2020
Other Experience1 - 2 of 2
George Washington University Law School
United States of America
2001 - 2002
Notre Dame Law School
United States of America
2002