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Law Day Banquet and Barrister's Ball

Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, Jr. Photo credit: Collection of the Supreme Court of the United StatesChief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., Photo credit: Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

Registration will close on January 11, 2016
at 7 p.m.

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Distinguished Guest —
Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Cocktails at 6 p.m.
Dinner at 7 p.m.
Barrister's Ball to Follow

Law Day Contact Info: sbasocial@nesl.edu 

 

 

 

Chief Justice Roberts has served as Chief Justice for ten years. He was nominated by President George W. Bush after serving on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  He received an A.B. from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He served as a law clerk for Judge Henry J. Friendly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and subsequently as a law clerk for then-Associate Justice William H. Rehnquist of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was then Special Assistant to the Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice; Associate Counsel to President Ronald Reagan, White House Counsel’s Office; and Principal Deputy Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice.  He also practiced law in Washington, D.C.

In 1958, President Eisenhower proclaimed the first Law Day a “day of national dedication to the principle of government under law.” New England Law | Boston has celebrated Law Day with events and speakers since 1970. Past Law Day speakers have included U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, Anthony M. Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor, and Harry Blackmun; United States Attorney General Janet Reno; federal Court of Appeals Judge and Solicitor General Kenneth W. Starr; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall; Chief United Nations Weapons Inspector Dr. Hans Blix; and Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown.