Judge Jerome Holmes

Judge Jerome Holmes

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Nominated by President George W. Bush

ABA Rating: Qualified

Confirmed 67-30 on July 25, 2006

  • Wake Forest University B.A., 1983
  • Georgetown University Law Center J.D., 1988
  • Harvard University M.P.A., 2000
  • Law clerk, Hon. Wayne E. Alley, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 1988-1990
  • Law clerk, Hon. William J. Holloway, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1990-1991
  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1991-1994
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Oklahoma, 1994-2005
  • Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2005-2006

Democrats who opposed his confirmation:

Akaka (D-HI), Bayh (D-IN), Biden (D-DE), Boxer (D-CA), Cantwell (D-WA), Clinton (D-NY), Dayton (D-MN), Dodd (D-CT), Durbin (D-IL), Feingold (D-WI), Harkin (D-IA), Inouye (D-HI), Kennedy (D-MA), Kerry (D-MA), Kohl (D-WI), Lautenberg (D-NJ), Leahy (D-VT), Levin (D-MI), Menendez (D-NJ), Mikulski (D-MD), Murray (D-WA), Nelson (D-FL), Obama (D-IL), Reed (D-RI), Reid (D-NV), Salazar (D-CO), Sarbanes (D-MD), Schumer (D-NY), Stabenow (D-MI), Wyden (D-OR)