Event is Jan. 22 at UNF Arena; free tickets will be available Jan. 2
The World Affairs Council of Jacksonville and the University of North Florida will co-host an evening with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at the UNF Arena.
He will present “The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities.”
Breyer was nominated by President Bill Clinton as associate justice of the Supreme Court and took his seat in 1994. From 1980 to 1990 he served as a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and as its chief judge from 1990 to 1994.
In 1973, Breyer served as an assistant special prosecutor of the Watergate Special Prosecution Force and as special counsel of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee between 1974 and 1975, serving as chief counsel of the committee from 1979 to 1980.
Prior to serving in the Supreme Court, Breyer was a professor of law and lecturer at Harvard Law School for 27 years as well as a professor at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government for three years. Ticket are free, but will required. They can be reserved beginning Jan. 2 at unf.edu/lectures or by calling (904) 620-2117.
Breyer’s appearance is sponsored by UNF, Water Street Capital, Fleet Landing, The Haskell Co., Coastal Construction Products, William and Barbara Harrell, Association of Corporate Counsel North Florida Chapter, Corinne C. Hodak, Robert and Sallie Ann Hart and W. Radford Lovett II.