FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 24, 2019
Contact: Press@paul.senate.gov 202-224-4343
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Justin Walker, an assistant professor of law at the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law and co-director of its Ordered Liberty Program, to serve as a United States District Judge for Kentucky’s Western District.
“I was proud to recommend Justin to the administration for the Western District vacancy, and I congratulate him on his confirmation by the Senate today,” said Dr. Paul. “I am confident his experience, knowledge, and dedication to the Constitution will serve Kentuckians well.”
In addition to his position at UofL, Justin is a Partner of Counsel at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, has taught U.S. Constitutional Law abroad, and clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy at the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as for then-Judge Brett Kavanaugh at the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit. Justin graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Duke University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.