Lillian BeVier

Lillian BeVier

Nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

ABA Rating “Well Qualified

Nominated by President George H.W. Bush

Nomination expired October 8, 1992 due to Democrat inaction

  • Smith College, B.A. 1961
  • Stanford Law School, J.D. 1965
  • Assistant to the General Secretary, Stanford University, 1965-66
  • Research Associate, Prof. William F. Baxter, Stanford Law School, 1966-68
  • Private practice, Palo Alto, California, 1968-70
  • Associate Professor of Law, University of Santa Clara Law School, 1970-73
  • Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, 1973-2010; Professor Emeritus, 2010-present
  • Vice-Chair, Legal Services Corporation, 2003-2009

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Joe Biden (D-DE), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman who refused to act on BeVier’s nomination.