Samuel Alito Supreme Court, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, and Net Worth

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Samuel Alito (Full Name: Samuel Anthony Alito Jr.)  is a popular American lawyer and jurist who works as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He became nominated by President George W. Bush on October 31, 2005, and has worked since January 31, 2006. Samuel is the second Italian-American justice to work on the U.S. Supreme Court, following Antonin Scalia, and the eleventh Catholic.

He worked as the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey and a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) prior to joining the Supreme Court. Samuel is the 110th justice. In 2013, Samuel was considered “one of the most conservative justices on the Court”. Samuel has described himself as a “practical originalist”. His majority opinions in landmark cases include McDonald v. Chicago, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, Murphy v. NCAA, Janus v. AFSCME, and Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Samuel Alito Age

Samuel was born on April 1, 1950, in Trenton, New Jersey, in the United States. He is 72 years old. Samuel celebrates his birthday on April 1, every year.

Samuel Alito Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Samuel stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (Approx 1.75 m).

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Samuel Alito Family

He was born in Trenton, New Jersey, to his parents. Samuel is the son of Samuel A. Alito Sr., an Italian immigrant, and Rose Fradusco, an Italian-American. Samuel’s grandparents came from Roccella Ionica, Calabria, and Palazzo San Gervasio, Basilicata, in southern Italy.

His father received a master’s degree at Rutgers University and was a high school teacher and afterward the first Director of the New Jersey Office of Legislative Services, a state government position he held from 1952 until 1984. His mother worked as a schoolteacher. Both his parents are deceased. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Samuel Alito Wife

Samuel is married to his wife Martha-Ann Alito who was once a law librarian. The pair met during Samuel’s many trips to the library as a law clerk and married in 1985. Samuel and his wife Martha-Ann have two children named Laura and Phillip. He resided with his family in West Caldwell, New Jersey prior to his Supreme Court nomination.

Samuel Alito Education

He went to Steinert High School where he graduated in 1968 as the class valedictorian, and in 1972 graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs , completing a senior thesis titled “An Introduction to the Italian Constitutional Court” under the supervision of Walter F. Murphy. Later on, Samuel attended Yale Law School, where he worked as an editor of the Yale Law Journal and earned a Juris Doctor in 1975.

Samuel Alito Health

He mocked foreign leaders’ criticism of the Supreme Court decision he authored overturning a constitutional right to abortion, in his first public comments since last month’s ruling. Samuel’s remarks drew more criticism as well as some support. Speaking in Rome at a religious liberty summit, Samuel spent only a couple of minutes on the subject of abortion, and then only to discuss his foreign critics — an unusual step for a high court justice.

Samuel Alito Judge

Following graduating from law school, Samuel clerked for Third Circuit appeals judge Leonard I. Garth in Newark, New Jersey in 1976 and 1977. Samuel interviewed with Supreme Court Justice Byron White for a clerkship but was not hired. In 1977 and 1981, Samuel worked as Assistant United States Attorney, District of New Jersey. There he worked under chief of the appeals division Assistant U.S. Attorney, and later federal circuit judge, Maryanne Trump Barry. (Barry and Samuel later worked alongside each other as judges on the Third Circuit.) While an Assistant U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, Samuel prosecuted many cases involving drug trafficking and organized crime.

Samuel Alito Supreme Court

On July 1, 2005, Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor reported her retirement from the Supreme Court effective upon the confirmation of a successor. President George W. Bush first nominated John Roberts to the vacancy, but when Chief Justice William Rehnquist passed away on September 3, George withdrew Roberts’s nomination to fill O’Connor’s seat and instead nominated Roberts to the Chief Justiceship. On October 3, George nominated Harriet Miers to replace O’Connor. Miers withdrew her acceptance of the nomination on October 27 following encountering widespread opposition.

On October 31, George reported that he was nominating Samuel to O’Connor’s seat, and he submitted the nomination to the Senate on November 10. Samuel was unanimously rated “well qualified” to fill the Associate Justice post by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Federal Judiciary, which measures the professional qualifications of a nominee.

Samuel Alito Net Worth

He gets his wealth from his work as a lawyer and jurist who works as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Therefore, Samuel has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Samuel’s estimated net worth is $7.19 million.

How Old Is Samuel Alito

Samuel is a 72-year-old who was born on April 1, 1950, in Trenton, New Jersey, in the United States.

Who Is Samuel Alito

Samuel is a lawyer and jurist who works as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He became nominated by President George W. Bush on October 31, 2005, and has worked since January 31, 2006. Samuel is the second Italian-American justice to work on the U.S. Supreme Court, following Antonin Scalia, and the eleventh Catholic.

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