Robert H. Bork

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Robert Heron Bork (March 1, 1927 - December 19, 2012) was a conservative American legal scholar who advocated the judicial philosophy of originalism. Bork formerly served as Solicitor General, acting Attorney General, and circuit judge for United States Court of Appeals. In 1987, he was nominated to the Supreme Court of the United States by President Ronald Reagan, but he was not confirmed by the Senate. Bork was a lawyer, law professor, author, and fellow at several prominent conservative organizations.

Robert Bork. Photo from www.usdoj.gov

He had a daughter, Ellen Bork and, a son, Robert H. Bork, Jr., who specializes in public relations, particularly for attorneys.

Bork and tobacco

Robert Bork was a defender of tobacco industry interests.

In 1994, around the time of the Waxman Congressional hearings on tobacco, Judge Robert Bork represented the Brown & Williamson tobacco company.[1]

References

  1. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company COMMUNIQUE News of immediate interest May 20, 1994 B&W Pledges Full Cooperation To Congressional Subcommittee Press release. May 20, 1994. Bates No. 689647168

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