Tufts University Hosts Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
NEC Member Tufts University’s College of Civic Live hosted Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer on April 4, 2018, as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series. Justice Breyer discussed the law, interpreting the constitution, and the current state of America’s civic institutions
Justice Breyer has enjoyed a distinguished legal career, including serving as a Supreme Court law clerk for Justice Arthur Goldberg and as an assistant special prosecutor in the Watergate investigation. He was also a Harvard Law School and Kennedy School of Government professor prior to his appointment to the United States Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1994.The discussion was moderated by Tisch College Dean Alan D. Solomont, former U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra. The series has recently featured former Vice President Al Gore, U.S. Senator Susan Collins, and the Boston Globe Spotlight Team. Justice Breyer will be the second Supreme Court Justice to speak at Tufts in recent years; Justice Scalia spoke at Tufts in October, 2013.
The event was held at the Aidekman Arts Center’s Cohen Auditorium on Tuft’s Medford/Somerville campus’. Video of the event is available online here. The New England Council applauds Tufts University for convening this series to highlight important issue and for hosting such a distinguished speaker. Read more on Tuft’s website or on Boston Herald.