In 2018, President Donald Trump raised several eyebrows when he announced that Amy Coney Barrett was one of the lead frontrunners for the post of a Supreme Court Judge. And on Tuesday (October 27), President Donald Trump announced the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s Supreme Court pick, has shared — in her own words — how she thinks justices should approach hot-button social issues. Therefore, let’s dig into the life of newly appointed Supreme Court Judge Amy Coney Barnett
Amy Coney Barrett Net Worth is $3M in 2020
As of 2020, Barrett lists a net worth of $3M which is the result of her career as a judge on the Seventh Circuit Court Of Appeals. After law school, Barrett spent two years a judicial law clerk from 1998 to 1999 for then-Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia. Over the years, Barrett has become a symbol of inspiration for several women across the globe. Given her impressive career and vast experience, her base salary is estimated to be $210,000. And now that she is appointed as the Supreme Court Judge, her revisioned salary is estimated to jump to up to $250,000.
Who Is Amy Coney Barrett?
In September 2020, NBC News reported that the US President has selected Barrett as his surprise pick for the Ginsburg seat in the Supreme Court. The move comes after former Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsberg passed away on 18th September 2020. Amy Vivian Coney Barrett is an American lawyer, jurist, and academic who serves as a circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Barrett’s scholarship focuses on originalism. Born as the 5th amongst her six siblings, Barrett served as a Professor of Law at the Notre Dame Law School.
Appointed by US President Donald Trump, Barrett’s scholarship is primarily focused on originalism and was nominated to the Seventh Circuit Courts Of Appeal by Trump. The 48-year-old graduated from St Mary’s Dominican High School in 1990 and then went on to study English Literature at Rhodes College from where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in 1994. Barrett studied Law at the Notre Dame Law School on a full-time scholarship and was the editor of Notre Dame Law Review. She graduated as the class valedictorian with Juris Doctor in 1997.