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Douglas Ginsburg
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Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
In office
July 16, 2001 – February 11, 2008
Preceded by Harry Edwards
Succeeded by David Sentelle
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
In office
October 14, 1986 – October 14, 2011
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Skelly Wright
Succeeded by Nina Pillard
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Born
Douglas Howard Ginsburg

May 25, 1946 (1946-05-25) (age 75)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Spouse(s) Claudia DeSecundy (1968–1980)
Hallee Perkins Morgan (Divorced)
Deecy Gray (2007–present)
Education Cornell University (BS)
University of Chicago (JD)

Douglas Howard Ginsburg (born May 25, 1946) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He was appointed to this court at age forty in October 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, and served as its chief judge from July 2008.

Ginsburg was nominated by Reagan to fill a U.S. Supreme Court vacancy left by Lewis F. Powell, Jr. in October 1987, but soon withdrew from consideration.

He is of Jewish descent.

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