Last updated on: 2/1/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Anthony M. Kennedy, LLB Biography

Title:
Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Feb. 1, 2013

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Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court, 1988-present
  • Board Member, Federal Judicial Center, 1987-1988
  • Chair, Committee on Pacific Territories, 1982-1990
  • Committee Member, Committee on Pacific Territories, 1979-1982
  • Committee Member, The Advisory Panel on Financial Disclosure Reports and Judicial Activities, 1979-1987
  • Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1975-1988
  • Admitted to US Tax Court bar, 1971
  • Professor of Constitutional Law, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, 1965-1988
  • Partner, Evans, Jackson & Kennedy (Sacramento), 1967-1975
  • Sole Practitioner (Sacramento), 1963-1967
  • Admitted to California bar, 1962
  • Associate, Thelen, Marrin, John & Bridges (San Francisco), 1961-1963
  • Member, California Army National Guard, 1961
Education:
  • LLB, cum laude Harvard Law School, 1961
  • BA, Political Science, Stanford University, 1958
  • Attended London School of Economics, 1957-1958
Other:
  • Recipient, American Bar Association Medal, 2007
  • Member, Institute for Historical Reconciliation
  • Member, United Nations Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor
  • Served on a commission to draft a tax-limitation initiative known as Proposition 1 for President Ronald Reagan [then Governor of California] in the early 1970s
  • Married Mary Davis and had three children
  • Born in Sacramento, CA on July 23, 1936
Quoted in:
  1. Do Religious Displays on Public Property Violate the Constitution?