Wikia

West Wing Wiki

Christopher Mulready

Talk0
1,764pages on
this wiki
C mulready1
Christopher Mulready
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

2004 – Present

Predecessor Owen Brady
Successor incumbent

Christopher Mulready is a conservative American jurist and an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court. He was appointed in 2004 by President Josiah Bartlet, at the same time as Chief Justice Evelyn Baker Lang.

He was portrayed by actor William Fichtner.

Biographical information Edit

When conservative Supreme Court justice Owen Brady died unexpectedly, the White House originally planned to replace him with a moderate. However, after meetings with both Christopher Mulready and Evelyn Baker Lang, the President and his senior advisors realized that these two could uphold the tradition of strong discussions on the bench as seen in the days of Brady and Chief Justice Roy Ashland. They convinced Ashland to resign and pave the way for Lang, and in turn gave Brady's vacant seat to the Republicans, who nominated Mulready. Presumably, Justice Mulready was never informed that he owed his elevation to Donna Moss' parents' inability to agree on a single cat to replace a beloved lost pet.[1]

References Edit

  1. Episode 5x17 "The Supremes"


Current Justices on the Supreme Court
Brannigan | Carmine | Clark | Dreifort | Hoyt | Lafayette | Lang | Mendoza | Mulready
Preceded by:
Joseph Crouch
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
2004 – present
Succeeded by:
incumbent

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki