Biography of I. Lewis Libby

  • Full Name: I. Lewis Libby
  • Profession: Lawyer
  • Place of Birth: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Date of Birth: Tuesday, August 22, 1950
  • Zodiac: Leo
  • Nationality: United States
BIOGRAPHY
I. Lewis Libby is a US lawyer and former adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney. he served as Chief of Staff Vice President of the United States from 2001-2005. In addition, he also held the position of Special Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Problems (Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs) and Assistant to President George W. Bush. In 2005, he was charged with associated leakage CIA officer Valerie Plame's identity Wilson.

I. Lewis Libby
Libby was born in New Haven, Connecticut on August 22, 1950. After he graduated from Columbia Law School, he worked at the court accepted the State of Pennsylvania on October 27, 1976, and practiced in Philadelphia. He then obtain a permit to practice in the Court of the District of Columbia on May 19, 1978. In 1981, he worked as a member of the Policy Planning Staff in the Office of the Secretary of United States Department of State. From 1982 to 1985 he served in that department as director of special projects in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Under the administration of George HW Bush, Libby served in the US Department of Defense until finally he held the position of Chief of Staff Vice President of the United States from 2001-2005.

On October 28, 2005, subject to five counts Libby on CIA leak scandal or better known as "Plame affair" it. One charges related to actions impeded justice, two counts of providing false information in an interview with FBI agents, and two charges of perjury or false oath before the grand jury. In the trial March 6, 2007, he was sentenced to four of the five charges. He was acquitted of charges of giving false information when interviewed by federal agents about her conversation with Time reporter Matthew Cooper. He was later sentenced to 30 months in prison, a fine of US $ 250,000, and two years of supervision after release, including 400 hours of community service in court on June 5, 2007. On July 2, 2007, Bush replace imprisonment for Libby. As a result of his case, the permit practices Libby attorney retained for the time being.

EDUCATION
  • Yale University
  • Columbia Law School
CAREER
  • lawyer
  • Chief of Staff Vice President of the United States
  • Special Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Issues
REWARD
  • Distinguished Service Award, the United States Department of Defense, 1993
  • Distinguished Public Service Award, United States Department of the Navy, 1993
  • Foreign Affairs Award for Public Service, United States Department of State, 1985