Last updated on: 9/5/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Michael Chertoff, JD Biography

Title:
Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 17, 2007

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Secretary, US Department of Homeland Security, 2005-Present
  • Henry Petersen Award, Department of Justice, 2006
  • Judge, US Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 2003-2005
  • Assistant Attorney General, US Department of Justice, 2001-2005
  • Partner, Latham & Watkins, 1994-2001
  • Special Counsel, US Senate Whitewater Committee, 1994-1996
  • Distinguished Public Service Award, Anti-Defamation League, 1992
  • US Attorney, District of New Jersey, 1990-1994
  • Assistant US Attorney, District of New Jersey, 1987-1990
  • John Marshall Award for Outstanding Achievement in Trial, Department of Justice, 1987
  • Assistant US Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1983-1987
  • Associate, Latham & Watkins, 1980-1983
  • Law Clerk, Justice William Brennan, Jr., US Supreme Court, 1979-1980
  • Member, Federalist Society
Education:
  • JD, magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1978
  • BA, magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1975
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does the Real ID Act Unfairly Target Immigrants?