Judge William A. Fletcher
On February 22, the Law School welcomes Judge William A. Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, who will give the keynote speech of the symposium, “The Structure of Standing at 25.” The symposium is organized in honor of Judge Fletcher, whose influential article, “The Structure of Standing,” was published in 1988 in the Yale Law Journal.
Judge Fletcher is a former Rhodes Scholar, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a 19 75 graduate of the Yale Law School. He clerked for Justice William Brennan in the United States Supreme Court’s 1976 term. Judge Fletcher was a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) from 1977 until 1998, when he was confirmed to his seat on the Ninth Circuit bench.
Judge Fletcher will give his talk, “Standing: Who Can Make a Court Listen,” at noon on February 22 in Room 187/88.