The Chapman Law Review is excited to announce that United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito will be the keynote speaker at the annual symposium, February 10, 2017.
Justice Alito, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, was born in Trenton, New Jersey on April 1, 1950. He attended Princeton University and Yale Law School. During 1976-1977, he served as a law clerk for Leonard I. Garth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of New Jersey, 1977–1981; Assistant to the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1981–1985; Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1985–1987; and U.S. Attorney, District of New Jersey, 1987–1990. He was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in 1990. President George W. Bush nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat January 31, 2006. He has served as an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University School of Law and a visiting professor at Duke University School of Law.
The symposium, themed “The Future of the Legal Profession,” will be held from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM in Kennedy Hall on the Chapman campus. Tickets will be available to members of the public. On sale date and prices will be announced this fall.