Current justices

All eight of the current Supreme Court justices received their law degrees from Ivy League schools. Half of the justices — John G. Roberts Jr., Anthony M. Kennedy, Stephen G. Breyer and Elena Kagan — were awarded degrees from Harvard Law School. Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel A. Alito Jr. and Sonia Sotomayor graduated from Yale Law School. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg also attended Harvard before eventually transferring to Columbia Law School where she earned her degree.

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John G. Roberts Jr.

IVY LEAGUE

Anthony M. Kennedy

Harvard

Law School

Stephen G. Breyer

Elena Kagan

Columbia

Law School

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Clarence Thomas

Yale

Law School

Samuel A. Alito Jr.

Sonia Sotomayor

John G. Roberts Jr.

IVY LEAGUE

Anthony M. Kennedy

Harvard

Law School

Stephen G. Breyer

Elena Kagan

Columbia

Law School

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Clarence Thomas

Yale

Law School

Samuel A. Alito Jr.

Sonia Sotomayor

IVY LEAGUE

Harvard

Law School

Columbia

Law School

Yale

Law School

John G. Roberts Jr.

Anthony M. Kennedy

Stephen G. Breyer

Elena Kagan

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Clarence Thomas

Samuel A. Alito Jr.

Sonia Sotomayor

Possible Supreme Court nominees

Trump’s four leading nominees, according to sources involved in the process, are judges William Pryor, Neil Gorsuch, Thomas Hardiman and Raymond Kethledge. Gorsuch received his degree from Harvard, but the other three graduated from non-Ivy League schools: Hardiman from Georgetown Law, Pryor from Tulane University Law School and Raymond Kethledge from the University of Michigan Law School.

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IVY LEAGUE

Harvard

Law School

Neil Gorsuch

NON-IVY LEAGUE

Georgetown

Law

Thomas Hardiman

Tulane University

Law School

William Pryor

University

of Michigan

Law School

Raymond Kethledge

IVY LEAGUE

Harvard

Law School

Neil Gorsuch

NON-IVY LEAGUE

Georgetown

Law

Thomas Hardiman

Tulane University

Law School

William Pryor

University

of Michigan

Law School

Raymond Kethledge

IVY LEAGUE

NON-IVY LEAGUE

Harvard

Law School

Georgetown

Law

Tulane

University

Law School

University

of Michigan

Law School

Neil Gorsuch

Thomas Hardiman

William Pryor

Raymond Kethledge

Sources: Supreme Court; Federal Judicial Center

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