WASHINGTON (AP) — Here’s a bio box on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
Amy Coney Barrett, age 48
– A judge on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominated by President Donald Trump in 2017 and considered once before by Trump for a high court seat; her three-year judicial record shows a clear and consistent conservative bent.
– A graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School and Rhodes College who has taught law at Notre Dame, worked for a Washington law firm and clerked for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
– A devout Catholic mother of seven and Louisiana native born in 1972, she would be the youngest justice on the current court if confirmed.