The UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
Investigating the President
Judge Ken Starr
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Thomas & Mack Moot Courtroom
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
Reception to follow
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Ken Starr has had a distinguished career in academia, the law and public service. For six years, he served as the 14th president of Baylor University. He served as both President and Chancellor for three of those years. He currently is practicing law, writing articles of interest and serving as a guest commentator for various news programs.
Prior to his service at Baylor, he served for six years as the Duane and Kelly Roberts Dean and Professor of Law at Pepperdine University, where he taught current constitutional issues and civil procedure. He has also been of counsel to the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a partner from 1993 to 2004, specializing in appellate work, antitrust, federal courts, federal jurisdiction and constitutional law. In addition, Ken is a former partner at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.
Judge Starr has argued 36 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, including 25 cases during his service as Solicitor General of the United States from 1989-93. He served as United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1983 to 1989, as law clerk to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger from 1975 to 1977, and as law clerk to Fifth Circuit Judge David W. Dyer from 1973 to 1974. He was appointed to serve as Independent Counsel for five investigations, including Whitewater, from 1994 to 1999.
Currently, he serves on the Boards of Advocates International, the Supreme Court Historical Society, and the Christian Legal Society. He also serves on the Advisory Board of The House, DC, a faith-based after school program for inner city youth, and as past President of the Philosophical Society of Texas.
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