Last updated on: 4/16/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Alex Kozinski, JD Biography

Title:
Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 1, 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Circuit Judge, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1985-Present
  • Distinguished Judicial Writing Award, 2006
  • Harvey L. Silbert Torch of Learning Award, 2006
  • Henry Lind Award, 2004
  • Sixth Annual Distinguished Intellectual Property Visitor, Lewis & Clark Law School, 1994
  • Chief Judge, United States Claims Court, 1982-1985
  • Assistant Counsel, Office of Counsel to the President, 1981
  • Deputy Legal Counsel in the Office of the President-Elect, 1980-1981
  • Law Clerk, United States Supreme Court for Chief Justice Warren Burger, 1976-1977
Education:
  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1975
  • AB, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1972
Other:
  • Youngest federal appeals court judge since William Howard Taft
  • Emigrated from Romania when he was 12
Quoted in:
  1. Does Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) Apply to Felon Disenfranchisement Laws?