Last updated on: 11/26/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

William Hubbs Rehnquist, LLB Biography

Title:
Former Chief Justice of the United States 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 position found as of Nov. 26, 2007

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Chief Justice of the United States (Nominated by President Ronald Reagan; confirmed 65–33 by the Senate), 1986–2005
  • Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court (Nominated by President Richard Nixon; confirmed 68–26 by the Senate), 1972–1986
  • Assistant Attorney General of the Office of Legal Counsel, 1969-1971
  • Private law practice in Arizona (active in the Republican Party and served as a legal advisor to Barry Goldwater’s 1964 presidential campaign), 1953-1969
  • Law Clerk for Justice Robert H. Jackson, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1951-1952
  • U.S. Army Air Corps (weather observer in North Africa), 1943-1946
Education:
  • LLB, Government, Stanford Law School, 1952
  • BA and MA, Political Science, Stanford University, 1948
Other:
  • Born Oct. 1, 1924
  • Deceased Sep. 3, 2005
Quoted in:
  1. Are Felons on Probation or Parole Considered to Be Still Serving Their Term of Imprisonment?