Snapshots of top contenders for Supreme Court vacancy
A look at the four judges thought to be President Donald Trump’s top contenders to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court:
NAME: Amy Coney Barrett
AGE-BIRTHDATE: 46, Jan. 28, 1972
BIRTHPLACE: New Orleans.
EDUCATION: B.A., Rhodes College, 1994; J.D., Notre Dame Law School, 1997.
CURRENT JOB: Since 2017: Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.
JOB HISTORY: 2002-2017: Law professor, Notre Dame; 2001-2002: Adjunct faculty member, fellow in law, George Washington University Law School; 1999-2001: Private practice, Washington, D.C.; 1998-1999: Law clerk, Justice Antonin Scalia; 1997-1998: Law clerk, Judge Laurence H. Silberman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.