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Amy Coney Barrett earned her B.A. in English literature, magna cum laude, from Rhodes College, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and, among other honors, was chosen by the faculty as the most outstanding graduate in the college’s English department.
She earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from Notre Dame, where she was a Kiley Fellow, earned the Hoynes Prize, the Law School’s highest honor, as the number one student in her class, and served as executive editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.
Following her graduation from Notre Dame, she clerked for Judge Laurence H. Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for Associate Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court.
As an associate at Miller, Cassidy, Larroca & Lewin in Washington, D.C., she litigated constitutional, criminal, and commercial cases in both trial and appellate courts. Judge Barrett has served as a visiting associate professor and John M. Olin Fellow in Law at the George Washington University Law School, as a visiting associate professor of law at the University of Virginia and is a member of the American Law Institute.
After her one year clerkship with Justice Scalia, Amy Coney Barrett became a professor of law at her Alumni, the Notre Dame School of Law.
There she taught
LAW60307, Constitutional Law
LAW60308, Civil Procedure
LAW70311, Federal Courts
LAW73303, Constitutional Theory Seminar
LAW73370, Statutory Interpretation Seminar
In 2017, Amy Coney Barrett was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals 7th district.