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Biography

Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice, was born in San Francisco, California, August 15, 1938.

He received an A.B. from Stanford University, a B.A. from Magdalen College, Oxford, and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School. He served as a law clerk to Justice Arthur Goldberg of the Supreme Court of the United States during the 1964 Term, as a Special Assistant to the Assistant U.S. Attorney General for Antitrust, 1965-1967, as an Assistant Special Prosecutor of the Watergate Special Prosecution Force, 1973, as Special Counsel of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, 1974-1975, and as Chief Counsel of the committee, 1979-1980.

He was an Assistant Professor, Professor of Law, and Lecturer at Harvard Law School, 1967-1994, a Professor at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, 1977-1980, and a Visiting Professor at the College of Law, Sydney, Australia and at the University of Rome.

From 1980-1990, he served as a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and as its Chief Judge, 1990-1994. He also served as a member of the Judicial Conference of the United States, 1990-1994, and of the United States Sentencing Commission, 1985-1989.

President Clinton nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat August 3, 1994.

14 Programs

Justice Stephen Breyer: The Court and the World

09.17.15 | 01:02:21 min | 0 comments

Justice Stephen Breyer

09.16.15 | 01:13:07 min | 0 comments

Justice Stephen Breyer: Making Our Democracy Work

09.20.10 | 01:16:50 min | 0 comments

Law vs. Power: Who Rules? Who Makes the Rules?

11.21.09 | 01:26:02 min | 1 comment

A Conversation with Justice Stephen Breyer

02.21.08 | 01:07:58 min | 0 comments

Justice Stephen Breyer in Conversation

02.21.08 | 01:07:58 min | 0 comments

Security Roundtable: Breyer, Friedman, Abizaid

10.13.07 | 01:32:36 min | 0 comments

Justice Stephen Breyer on the Constitution

09.05.07 | 00:42:33 min | 2 comments

Justice Stephen Breyer: Democracy and the Court

07.07.07 | 01:16:41 min | 0 comments

American Systems of Government

07.04.07 | 00:51:38 min | 0 comments

Civil Liberties in an Age of Terror

04.28.07 | 01:09:40 min | 0 comments

Justices Stephen Breyer and Antonin Scalia

12.05.06 | 01:32:32 min | 6 comments

What Can I Do?

07.09.06 | 00:50:10 min | 0 comments

Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer

07.06.06 | 00:52:00 min | 0 comments