Stephen Gerald Breyer is an American lawyer and jurist who has served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court know all about his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Career Earnings.
|Real Name||Stephen Breyer|
|Date of Birth ( Birthday )||5 August 1938|
|Age ( As per 2022 )||83 years|
|Place of Birth||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Spouse / Partner||Joanna Hare|
|Children||Chloe Breyer, Michael Breyer, Nell Breyer|
|Mother||Anne Roberts Breyer|
|Father||Irving Gerald Breyer|
|Education||Harvard Law School (1964), Magdalen College (1961), Stanford University (1959), Lowell High School (1955)|
|Profession||Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States|
Stephen Gerald Breyer is an American lawyer and jurist who has served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since 1994. He was nominated by President Bill Clinton, and replaced retiring justice Harry Blackmun. Breyer is generally associated with the liberal wing of the Court.On January 26, 2022, American news outlets reported that he intended to retire from the Supreme Court at the end of the term, with an official announcement as soon as January 28.
Stephen Breyer Family and Parents
Breyer was born on August 15, 1938, in San Francisco, California,to Anne A. (née Roberts) and Irving Gerald Breyer.Breyer’s paternal great-grandfather emigrated from Romania to the United States, settling in Cleveland, where Breyer’s grandfather was born.Breyer was raised in a middle-class Jewish family. His father was a lawyer who served as legal counsel to the San Francisco Board of Education.Breyer and his younger brother Charles R. Breyer, who later became a federal district judge, were active in the Boy Scouts of America and achieved the Eagle Scout rank.
Stephen Breyer Education
Breyer attended Lowell High School, graduating in 1955. At Lowell, he was a member of the Lowell Forensic Society and debated regularly in high school tournaments, including against future California governor Jerry Brown and future Harvard Law School professor Laurence Tribe.
After high school, Breyer studied philosophy at Stanford University. He graduated in 1959 with a Bachelor of Arts degree with highest honors and membership in Phi Beta Kappa.He was then awarded a Marshall Scholarship which he used to study philosophy, politics, and economics at Magdalen College, Oxford, receiving a second B.A. in 1961.He then returned to the United States to attend Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Law Review and graduated in 1964 with a Bachelor of Laws degree magna cum laude.
Stephen Breyer Wife and Children
Stephen Breyer is happily married with beautiful wife Joanna Breyer .The Couple have three children children together.
Stephen Breyer Net Worth
Stephen Breyer has an estimated Net Worth around $1Million – $5Million in 2022.Officely he has not reveal anything about his salary and Net Worth.But as per his work he earned a good amount of Money.Stephen Gerald Breyer is an American lawyer and jurist who has served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since 1994.
|Net Worth ( 2022 )||$1Million – $5Million|
|Income Source||Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States|
|Annual Income / Salary||Under Review|
Stephen Breyer Early Career
After law school, Breyer served as a law clerk to associate justice Arthur Goldberg of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1964 to 1965, and served briefly as a fact-checker for the Warren Commission. He then spent two years in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division as a special assistant to its Assistant Attorney General.While teaching at Harvard, Breyer took several leaves of absence to serve in the U.S. government.
He served as an assistant special prosecutor on the Watergate Special Prosecution Force in 1973. Breyer was a special counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary from 1974 to 1975 and served as chief counsel of the committee from 1979 to 1980.He worked closely with the chairman of the committee, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, to pass the Airline Deregulation Act that closed the Civil Aeronautics Board.
Stephen Breyer Judicial career
In the last days of President Jimmy Carter’s administration, on November 13, 1980, after he had been defeated for reelection, Carter nominated Breyer to the First Circuit, to a new seat established by 92 Stat. 1629, and the United States Senate confirmed him on December 9, 1980, by an 80–10 vote.He received his commission on December 10, 1980.
From 1980 to 1994, Breyer was a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; he was the court’s Chief Judge from 1990 to 1994. One of his duties as chief judge was to oversee the design and construction of a new federal courthouse for Boston, beginning an avocational interest in architecture and the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
In 1993, President Bill Clinton considered him for the seat vacated by Byron White before ultimately appointing Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But after the retirement of Harry Blackmun, Clinton nominated Breyer as an associate justice of the Supreme Court on May 17, 1994. Breyer was confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 1994, by an 87 to 9 vote, and received his commission on August 3.
He was the second-longest-serving junior justice in the history of the Court, close to surpassing the record set by Associate Justice Joseph Story of 4,228 days Breyer fell 29 days short of tying this record, which he would have reached on March 1, 2006, had Samuel Alito not joined the Court on January 31, 2006. Since Ginsburg’s death in September 2020, Breyer has been the oldest serving justice.