National Security, Privacy, and the Constitution - Myth and Reality
Stuart Lecture Series on Institutional Corruption in America
Michael Mukasey, Former Attorney General of the United States (2007-2009); U.S. District Court Judge, Southern District of New York (1988-2006)
Michael B. Mukasey served as the 81st Attorney General of the United States, the nation’s chief law enforcement officer, from November 2007 to January 2009. During that time, he oversaw the U.S. Department of Justice and advised on critical issues of domestic and international law. From 1988 to 2006, he served as a district judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, becoming chief judge in 2000. Judge Mukasey joined Debevoise & Plimpton LLP as a partner in the litigation practice in New York in February 2009, focusing his practice primarily on internal investigations, independent board reviews and corporate governance. He has received the Federal Bar Council’s Learned Hand Medal for Excellence in Federal Jurisprudence and an honorary Doctorate of Law from Brooklyn College.