University Professor David Driesen’s important new book—”The Specter of Dictatorship: Judicial Enabling of Presidential Power” (Stanford, 2021)—reveals how the U.S. Supreme Court’s presidentialism threatens democracy and what the United States can do about it. To celebrate the publication of the…
College of Law welcomes New Hampshire Supreme Court Chief Justice Broderick Feb. 22
As part of its Convocation Lecture Series, the Syracuse University College of Law welcomes New Hampshire Supreme Court Chief Justice John T. Broderick Jr. on Monday, Feb. 22, at 11:45 a.m. in Hendricks Chapel. His lecture, “Justice at Risk: Will the Profession Step Up,” is open to the public.
Broderick was sworn in by Gov. Craig Benson during a ceremony at the Supreme Court in 2004. He was appointed an associate justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court in 1995 by Gov. Stephen E. Merrill after many years as a private practitioner in Manchester.
He served as president of the New Hampshire Bar Association from 1990-91. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and is a past president of the New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association. In 1993, President Clinton appointed Broderick to the board of directors of the national Legal Services Corp.
Prior to taking a seat on the Supreme Court, Broderick had practiced with the law firm of Devine Millimet Stahl & Branch in Manchester and later opened his own firm. He is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and the University of Virginia Law School.
For more information about this lecture, contact Sheila Welch at (315) 443.5019.