The ABA Section of International Law are honored to have U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer as their Thursday Luncheon Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Spring Meeting in New York!
*Tickets for this luncheon are almost sold out!
Stephen Breyer, born in San Francisco in 1938, is a justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. He is a graduate of Stanford, Oxford, and Harvard Law School. He taught law for many years as a professor at Harvard Law School and at the Kennedy School of Government. He has also worked as a Supreme Court law clerk (for Justice Arthur Goldberg), a Justice Department lawyer (antitrust division), an Assistant Watergate Special Prosecutor, and Chief Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee (working closely with Senator Edward M. Kennedy to pass the Airline Deregulation Act).
In 1980 he was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit by President Carter, becoming Chief Judge in 1990. In 1994 he was appointed a Supreme Court Justice by President Clinton. He has written books and articles about administrative law, economic regulation, and constitutional law, including Regulation and Its Reform, Breaking the Vicious Circle: Toward Effective Risk Regulation, Active Liberty, Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge’s View and, The Court and the World which will be published soon.
His wife, Joanna, was born in Great Britain and is a retired clinical psychologist. They have three children (Chloe, Nell, and Michael) and five grandchildren.
Justice Breyer will be signing copies of his newly published book The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities immediately following the luncheon.
AABANY is proud to a be Cooperating Entity to this year’s ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting. As such, we are delighted that our members can register for the Spring Meeting at ABA rates.
For more information including how to register, click here.