Ken Starr

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Kenneth Winston Starr (born July 21, 1946) is an American lawyer who served as a United States circuit judge and 39th solicitor general of the United States. He is best known for heading an investigation of members of the Clinton administration, known as the Whitewater controversy, from 1994 to 1998. Starr served as a federal appellate judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1983 to 1989 and as the U.S. solicitor general from 1989 to 1993 during the presidency of George H. W. Bush. Starr received the most public attention for his tenure as independent counsel while Bill Clinton was U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Starr has received more than 2,622,311 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Ken Starr is the 57th most popular lawyer (down from 48th in 2019), the 8,624th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,407th in 2019) and the 15th most popular American Lawyer.

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Among lawyers, Ken Starr ranks 57 out of 67Before him are Wendell Willkie, Lawrence Lessig, John Selden, Alberto Nisman, A. V. Dicey, and Christopher A. Wray. After him are Benjamin N. Cardozo, Robert Treat Paine, Judy Sheindlin, Irene Khan, Anita Hill, and Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw.

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Among people born in 1946, Ken Starr ranks 527Before him are Bryan D. O'Connor, Terry Branstad, Andy Mackay, P. P. Arnold, Abdul Qadir Bajamal, and Sher Bahadur Deuba. After him are Giorgos Koudas, Kjell Johansson, Sonny Perdue, Michel Chossudovsky, Hannes Swoboda, and Harald Irmscher.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ken Starr ranks 8,624 out of 15,968Before him are D. A. Pennebaker (1925), Raphael Tracey (1904), Ann Dvorak (1911), Maitland Ward (1977), Charles Colson (1931), and Diane Ackerman (1948). After him are Victor Wooten (1964), Hans Reiser (1963), Kenneth Burke (1897), Debra Mooney (1947), Ted King (1965), and Walter Q. Gresham (1832).

Among LAWYERS In United States

Among lawyers born in United States, Ken Starr ranks 15Before him are Clarence Darrow (1857), Louis Brandeis (1856), Michael Cohen (1966), Wendell Willkie (1892), Lawrence Lessig (1961), and Christopher A. Wray (1966). After him are Benjamin N. Cardozo (1870), Robert Treat Paine (1731), Judy Sheindlin (1942), Anita Hill (1956), Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw (1959), and William O. Douglas (1898).