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Encyclopedia > Thomas L. Ambro

Thomas L. Ambro (born 1949 in Cambridge, Ohio) is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was appointed by President Bill Clinton on September 29, 1999 to fill a seat vacated by Walter King Stapleton. He was confirmed by the Senate on February 10, 2000. 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Guernsey County Courthouse Cambridge is the county seat of Guernsey CountyGR6, Ohio, which is in the Appalachian Plateau of the Appalachian Mountains. ... A judge or justice is an official who presides over a court. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts for the following districts: District of Delaware District of New Jersey Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania It also has appellate jurisdiction over the District Court of the... Order: 42nd President Vice President: Al Gore Term of office: January 20, 1993 – January 20, 2001 Preceded by: George H. W. Bush Succeeded by: George W. Bush Date of birth: August 19, 1946 Place of birth: Hope, Arkansas First Lady: Hillary Rodham Clinton Political party: Democratic William Jefferson Clinton (born... Walter King Stapleton (born 1934 in Cuthbert, GA) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. ...


Judge Ambro received both his B.A. (1971) and J.D. (1975) from Georgetown University. After law school, he clerked for Chief Justice Daniel L. Hermann of the Supreme Court of Delaware. He was in private practice in Wilmington, Delaware from 1976-2000. Before being elevated to the bench, he headed the bankrutpcy practice at Richards, Layton, and Finger. Georgetown University, formally the The President and Directors of the College of Georgetown, is a private university in the United States, located in Georgetown, a historic neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Founded on January 23, 1789 by Archbishop John Carroll, it is both the oldest Roman Catholic and oldest Jesuit... The Supreme Court of Delaware is the sole appellate court in the United States state of Delaware. ... Nickname: Chemical Capital of the World Motto: A Place To Be Somebody Coordinates: County New Castle County incorporated 1739 Mayor James M. Baker (D) Area    - City 44. ...


Judge Ambro's well-known opinions include United States v. Gunter, 462 F.3d 247 (3d Cir. 2006) (holding that district courts may consider whether the federal Sentencing Guidelines's differential between crack and cocaine is rational when imposing sentences); In re Owens Corning, 419 F.3d 195 (3d Cir. 2005) (clarifying when a bankruptcy court may substantively consolidate affiliated entities); and Forum for Academic & Institutional Rights v. Rumsfeld, 390 F.3d 219 (3d Cir. 2004) (holding that law schools have a First Amendment right to refuse to allow the military to recruit on campus without their institutions losing federal funding), rev'd ___ U.S. ___, 126 S.Ct. 1297 (2006).


 
 

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