Jay Scott Bybee, American federal judge, former federal agency administrator. Bar: District of Columbia 1981, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1983, United States Supreme Court 1985, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1986, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, 9th, 10th and District of Columbia circuits) 1987. Edwin S. Hinckley scholar, Brigham Young University, 1976-1977.
Law clerk to Honorary Donald Russell United States Court Appeals (4th circuit), 1980-1981. Associate Sidley & Austin, Washington, 1981-1984. Attorney, Office Legal Policy United States Department Justice, 1984—1986, attorney civil division, 1986—1989.
Associate counsel to President The White House, Washington, 1989-1991. Professor law Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1991-1998, University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1999—2001. Assistant attorney general Office Legal Counsel United States Department Justice, Washington, 2001—2002.
Judge United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), San Francisco, since 2003.