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Jay Scott Bybee

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.

Background

  • Bybee, Jay Scott was born on October 27, 1953 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Rowan Scott and Joan (Hickman) Bybee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brigham Young University, 1977. Juris Doctor, Brigham Young University, 1980.

    Career

    • 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.

    Major achievements

    • 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.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Missionary Mormon Church, Santiago, Chile, 1973-1975. Member Phi Kappa Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Piano, all sports, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Dianna Jean Greer, February 15, 1986. Children: Scott, David, Alyssa, Ryan.
    • father: Rowan Scott Bybee
    • mother: Joan (Hickman) Bybee
    • spouse: Dianna Jean Greer
    • children: Scott Bybee
    • David Bybee
    • Alyssa Bybee
    • Ryan Bybee
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    Born October 27, 1953
    (age 64)
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