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Michael Chertoff, JD Biography

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

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
  • JD, magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1978
  • BA, magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1975
  • None found
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  1. Does the Real ID Act Unfairly Target Immigrants?