On May 8, President Donald Trump nominated Notre Dame University Law School Professor Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Cirucit.
According to the White House's press release, Barrett currently serves as the Diane and M.O. Miller II Research Professor of Law at the Notre Dame University Law School where she teaches federal courts, constitutional law and statutory interpretation. Prior to becoming a faculty member at Notre Dame, Barrett clerked for Associate Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States and for Judge Laurence H. Silberman of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She also worked as an associate at Miller, Cassidy, Larroca & Lewin in Washington, D.C., and served as a visiting associate professor at the George Washington University Law School and the University of Virginia Law School.