Posted June 03, 2018 08:30:54 If you’re wondering why American lawyer Robert Bork was the lawyer you wanted to be in the 1990s, there’s a simple explanation: he was born in Texas.
Bork, who became the US president in 1989, is now 74 and is still making a good living as a lawyer.
“I’ve been in law school for 20 years,” he told ABC News in a phone interview.
“But I had my whole life ahead of me.”
Bork started as a clerk in the US Attorney’s Office in the late 1970s.
After a stint as a judge in the Southern District of New York, he joined the US Supreme Court in 1981 and was appointed as an associate justice by President Ronald Reagan in 1987.
He retired from the Supreme Court and went into private practice in Dallas in 1998, where he continues to work.
Barkley was born and raised in Houston, Texas, the son of a lawyer and a waitress.
He was educated at the University of Texas in Austin and the University at Buffalo before completing his law degree in 1980 at Harvard.
“I had a lot of opportunities that I had to get into law school,” he said.
“My family has a lot to do with it.”
BORK was named one of the 20 most influential people in US law by the New York Times in 1996.
At the time, he was also known for writing the first law review article on US law.
During his legal career, Bork won the right to represent himself in legal disputes, including a lawsuit over an Arizona law that prohibited abortion doctors from referring patients to abortion clinics.
After serving on the Supreme Judicial Court for a quarter of a century, he retired from that position and became a partner at Mayer Brown in Houston.
In 2002, Borks first wife, Donna, died of complications of ovarian cancer.
She was buried in Dallas, Texas.
Her death was ruled a suicide.
Later that year, BORK was appointed to the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
The Texas law banning abortion was overturned in 2007 and he was awarded $1.8 million by the Supreme Courts of Texas and Texas, a sum that Bork is now the sole owner of.
Before retiring from the US Congress, Barkley said he planned to continue his legal practice in Texas and in private practice.
Although Bork says he enjoys working for a living, he is still keen to have children.
“I still love children and I don’t have any plans to get rid of them,” he says.
When asked about his future, BARKLEY said, “I have a good life ahead, but it’s not for me right now.”
He will be in Dallas on June 4 to attend the first-ever Texas-born US president, Donald Trump.
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