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Breyer, Stephen Gerald (Stephen)

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Born: 1938 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist

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1938 - He was born in San Francisco, California on the 15th of August.

1955 - Breyer graduated from Lowell High School.

         - Breyer went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Stanford University, a Bachelor of Arts from Magdalen College at the University of Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from Harvard Law School.

1964 - Breyer served as a law clerk to Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg during the term (list).

1965 - He was a special assistant to the United States Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust.

1967 - Breyer became well-known as a law professor and lecturer at Harvard Law School starting.

         - He married Hon. Joanna Freda Hare, a psychologist and member of the British aristocracy (the youngest daughter of John Hare, 1st Viscount Blakenham).

1973 - He was an assistant special prosecutor on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force.

1974-1975 - Breyer was a special counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.

1979-1980 - He served as chief counsel of the committee.

         - He worked closely with the chairman of the committee, Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, and helped pass the Airline Deregulation Act that closed the Civil Aeronautics Board.

1994 - Breyer taught at Harvard Law School, also serving as a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

1994 - He has served as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

         - Breyer served as a Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

         - He served as a member of the Judicial Conference of the United States.


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