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Stephen Breyer

Born in San Francisco, CA on Aug 15th 1938 Justice Breyer received his law degree from Harvard Law after clerking for Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg. President Bill Clinton nominated Stephen Breyer in 1994 to replace Justice Harry A. Blackmun the author of Roe v. Wade. Like other Justices on the Supreme Court Stephen Breyer lectured and spent time as a law professor. During his professorship at Harvard Law School Breyer wrote several textbooks and his works have help shaped the opinion and direction of current administrative and antitrust law along with risk management and economic regulations.

Aside from and during his tenure at Harvard, Breyer also served as special assistant to the United States Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, assistant special prosecutor for the Watergate Investigation, both as special counsel and later as chief counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and as a member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission. Stephen Breyer began his term as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States on August 3, 1994.