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

John Paul Stevens, JD Biography

Title:
Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

No statement found as of Nov. 26, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court (Appointed by President Gerald Ford; confirmed 99-0 by the Senate), 1975-Present
  • Justice, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (nominated by President Richard Nixon), 1970-1975
  • Second Vice President, Chicago Bar Association, 1970
  • Professor of Antitrust Litigation at the University of Chicago and Northwestern law schools (off and on throughout his career)
  • Member, Attorney General’s National Committee to Study Antitrust Laws, 1953-1955
  • Associate Council to the Subcommittee on the Study of Monopoly Power of the Judiciary Committee, 1951-1952
  • Law Clerk to Justice Wiley Rutledge, U.S. Supreme Court, 1947
  • Awarded a Bronze Star while serving as an intelligence officer in the Navy, 1945
  • U.S. Navy, 1942-1945
  • Editor-in-Chief, Northwestern University Law Review
Education:
  • JD, Northwestern University, 1946
  • AB, University of Chicago
Other:
  • Died on July 16, 2019
Quoted in:
  1. Are Felons on Probation or Parole Considered to Be Still Serving Their Term of Imprisonment?