IPO reports here that Judge Schall of the Federal Circuit has announced his intention to take Senior Status as of October. This will be the first vacancy on the Court since Judge Kimberly Moore was appointed in 2006. Judge Schall was appointed in August 1992 by President George H.W. Bush. Just prior to his appointment, he was an Assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, under Attorneys General Dick Thornburgh and William P. Barr.
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