Last updated on: 3/2/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

John Ashcroft, JD Biography

Title:
79th U.S. Attorney General
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Mar. 26, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Law, Regent University, Virginia, 2005-present
  • Chairman, The Ashcroft Group, LLC, 2005-present
  • Attorney General of the United States, 2001-2005
  • Awarded Honorary Degree, Bob Jones University, 1999
  • US Senator, (R-MI), 1995-2001
  • Governor of Missouri, 1985-1993
  • State Attorney General, Missouri, 1976-1985
  • State Auditor, Missouri, 1973-1974
  • Professor, Business Law, Southwest Missouri University
Education:
  • JD, University of Chicago, 1967
  • BA, Political Science, Yale University, 1964
Other:
  • Born on May 9, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois
  • Son of a Pentcostal Minister in the Assembly of God Church
Quoted in:
  1. Is Gun Ownership an Individual Right Guaranteed by the Second Amendment?