13 Facts About Paul Clement

1. Paul Clement is a Distinguished Lecturer in Law at Georgetown University and an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law.

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2. Paul Clement was nominated by President George W Bush on March 14, 2005, for the post of Solicitor General, confirmed by the United States Senate on June 8, 2005, and took the oath of office on June 13.

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3. Paul Clement resigned on May 14, 2008, effective June 2, 2008, and joined the Georgetown University Law Center as a visiting professor and senior fellow at the Supreme Court Institute.

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4. Paul Clement was one of four children born to Jean and Jerry Clement.

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5. Paul Clement went on to serve as Chief Counsel of Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism and Property Rights of the US Senate Judiciary Committee.

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6. Paul Clement served from 1998 to 2004 as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught a seminar on the separation of powers.

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7. Paul Clement joined the United States Department of Justice in February 2001.

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8. Paul Clement argued many of the key cases in the lower courts involving challenges to the Bush administration's conduct of the war on terrorism.

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9. The buzz in the legal world about Paul Clement is like the buzz in basketball when LeBron James was coming out of high school and turning pro.

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10. Paul Clement was part of the legal team that represented NBA players in labor negotiations during the 2011 lockout.

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11. Paul Clement advised 10 NFL players in the spring of 2011 when the NFL was facing a potential lock-out.

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12. Paul Clement was mentioned as a potential Supreme Court nominee of Republican presidential nominees John McCain and Mitt Romney.

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13. In September 2020, Paul Clement joined the list of President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court candidates.

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