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Justice Stephen Breyer and Judge Douglas Woodlock - 2012--2013 Lowell Lecture Series
Robert Campbell and Peter Vanderwarker spoke at the Boston Public Library Rabb Lecture Hall on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 6:00 pm US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is a graduate of Stanford University, Oxford University, and Harvard Law School. He taught law for many years as a professor at Harvard Law School and at the Kennedy School of Government. In 1980 he was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit by President Carter, becoming Chief Judge in 1990. In 1994 he was appointed a Supreme Court Justice by President Clinton. Justice Breyer has always had a special interest in architecture: he helped oversee the design and construction of the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse and Harbor park in Boston and wrote the foreword to Celebrating the Courthouse: A Guide for Architects, Their Clients, and the Public. Douglas P. Woodlock was appointed a United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts in 1986. He was a charter member of the Space, Facilities and Security Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States, developing design standards for federal courthouses nationally. Judge Woodlock was also chairman of the new Boston Federal Courthouse Building Committee supervising on behalf of the courts the design and construction of the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse on Boston's Fan Pier. In 1996 he received the Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture from the American Institute of Architects.