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Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy

  • Born July 23, 1936 in Sacremento, CA
  • Married Mary Davis in 1963.  Three children: Justin, Gregory, and Kristin
  • Graduated Stanford University, B.A., 1958; Harvard Law School, 1961
  • Nominated by President Ronald Reagan as Associate Justice on November 30, 1987 to fill seat vacated by Lewis F. Powell, Jr., after both nominations of Robert Bork and Douglas Ginsburg failed.
  • Took oath of office on February 18, 1988

Supreme Court to Reconsider Affirmative Action

  Today, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could dramatically affect university admissions.  Abigail Fisher filed a lawsuit against the University of Texas after she was denied admission to the school.  Ms. Fisher, who is white, claims that the university’s race-conscious admission policy violated her civil and constitutional rights.  Since filing […]

Jury deadlocked in Hamlet’s mock murder trial

An infamous murder has now gone before a jury, even if it is 400 years too late.  Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, was the defendant for a mock trial at the University of Southern California.  Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy presided over the trial, which was sponsored by the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles.  Jurors included […]

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