The hearings on Alito approval for the post were held from January 9 to January 13, 2006. January 31 that year, the US Senate confirmed Samuel Alito-Jr. (Samuel Alito Jr.) in the position of the United States Supreme Court Justice.
Samuel Alito (Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr.) was born in 1950 in Trenton, New Jersey (Trenton, New Jersey), in a family of Italian immigrants, Samuel A. Alito Sr. (Samuel A. Alito, Sr.). His parents were teachers.
Rose Alito, Jr., in the suburb of Trenton ,Hamilton (Hamilton Township, New Jersey), where he studied at the school Steinert High School.
In 1972, Samuel received a bachelor`s degree in art from the School of International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University (Princeton University`s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs). At the alite formation is not ended,and after he became a law student at Yale University (Yale Law School). During his studies, he was also editor of the journal `Yale Law Journal`; He received his doctorate in 1975. In 1971, in Princeton, Alito held a student conference ` The boundaries of confidentiality in American obschestve` (The Boundaries of Privacy in American Society), during which, among other things, raised the issue of personal data collection limitations, as well as discrimination against homosexuals by employers. In 1970 he became a member of the ROTC program and held Army 6 Ned at Fort Knox, Kentucky (Fort Knox, Kentucky).
During his last year at Princeton, Alito went to study in Italy (Italy), where he wrote his thesis on the Italian legal system. After studying at Princeton, Samuel was in the US Army Reserve as a lieutenant, and after graduating from Yale University in 1975, he served on active duty during the period from September to December 1975. By 1980 at the Alito was already promoted to captain.
Having started its legal service, Alito first worked in Newark, New Jersey (Newark,New Jersey), it was in 1976 and 1977 PhD failed, trying at the time to get to the Supreme Court.
From 1977 to 1981 - th Alito was an assistant United States Attorney District of New Jersey. In this role, he worked in a variety of crimes in the field of drug trafficking and organized crime. From 1981 to 1985, Alito was Assistant Solicitor General Rex E. Lee (Rex E. Lee).
From 1985 to 1987, Alito was the Deputy Assistant Attorney General Edwin Meese (Edwin Meese).
From 1987 to 1990 - th Alito was appointed US Attorney for the District of New Jersey. February 20, 1990, Samuel Alito was appointed US oprezidenta George HW Bush (George H. W. Bush) to the position of the Court of Appeal of the 3rd District. His candidacy was approved unanimously in the Senate April 27, 1990, and three days later he took office. July 1, 2005 candidature for the post of Alito to the US Supreme Court nominated by President George W. Bush (President George W. Bush). In this position, Alito was to replace the retiring Sandra Day O`Connor (Sandra Day O`Connor).
It was known that Alito, who has worked 15 years in the Court of Appeal of the 3rd District ,held very conservative views, but because it was not excluded
That his arrival could change the balance of power in the Supreme Court.
The hearings on Alito approval for the post were held from January 9 to January 13, 2006. January 31 that year, the US Senate confirmed Samuel Alito Jr. (Samuel Alito Jr.) in the position of the United States Supreme Court Justice. From personal life Alito is known that since 1985, he is married to Martha - Ann Alito (Martha-Ann Alito), with whom he had two children. Together with his family he lived in West Caldwell, New Jersey (West Caldwell, New Jersey), prior to his appointment to the Supreme Court. After the appointment of the new Alito moved into a house in Washington, DC (Washington D.C.)