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President Nominates Neomi Rao To Fill Kavanaugh Seat On DC Circuit Court

Neomi Rao
Professor Neomi Rao

President Trump has nominated former Scalia Law professor Neomi J. Rao to serve as a United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit. Rao, currently on leave from Scalia Law, serves as the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget.

Prior to her service as OIRA Administrator, Rao was a professor of structural constitutional law, administrative law, and legislation and statutory interpretation at Scalia Law School. Rao founded the law school’s Center for the Study of the Administrative State and focused her scholarship on the political and constitutional accountability of administrative agencies and the role of Congress.