Last updated on: 1/6/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Ken Cuccinelli, JD Biography

Title:
Attorney General for the State of Virginia
Position:
Con to the question "Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“The health-care law sacrifices the liberty of Americans and abandons the Constitution that protects that liberty.”

“Time for the Supreme Court to Weigh in on the Health-Care Law,” Washington Post, Dec. 16, 2010

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Attorney General, State of Virginia, Jan. 16, 2010-present
  • Member, Virginia Senate, Aug. 2002-Jan. 2010
  • Member, Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee
  • Member, Virginia Senate Transportation Committee
  • Member, Virginia Senate Government Committee
  • Member, Virginia Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee
  • Member, Board of Directors, Families Inc., 1998-2000
  • Representative, Sully District, Fairfax County Public Schools Social Studies Advisory Committee, 1998-1999
  • Admitted to bar: Virginia State Bar, Eastern District of Virginia, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, Court of International Trade, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and the US Supreme Court
  • Member, State of Virginia Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Committee (JJDP), 1994-1999
  • Former Partner, Cuccinelli & Day, PLLC
Education:
  • JD, George Mason University School of Law and Economics
  • MA, International Commerce and Policy, George Mason University
  • BA, Mechanical Engineering, University of Virginia
  • Graduate, Gonzaga High School, Washington, DC
Other:
  • Married to Teiro Cuccinelli
  • Has five daughters and two sons
  • Attends St. Andrew’s Catholic Church
  • Member, the Knights of Columbus
Quoted in:
  1. Is Obamacare constitutional?