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The following is a bio of potential Supreme Court nominee Federal appellate Judge Diane Wood :Diane P. Wood was appointed to the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit by President William J. Clinton on June 30, 1995. Judge Wood was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, on July 4,1950. She lived in Westfield, New Jersey, until the age of 16, when she moved to Houston, Texas. Diane P. Wood received her BA in 1971 and her JD in 1975 from the University of Texas at Austin. After graduation, she clerked for Judge Irving L. Goldberg of the Fifth Circuit and for Justice Harry A. Blackmun of the U.S. Supreme Court. She worked briefly for the U.S. State Department on international investment, antitrust, and transfer of technology issues In 1980-81, she was an assistant professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. In 1981, she joined the faculty of the law school. She spent 1985-86 on leave as a visiting professor at Cornell Law School, and she was on leave during the fall quarter 1986, while...

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