James L. Buckley

Hon. James L. Buckley

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (ret.) and former U.S. Senator

James L. Buckley was born in New York City in 1923, grew up in rural Connecticut, and received his B.A. degree from Yale. Following service as a naval officer in World War II, he returned to New Haven to secure his law degree. After several years in private practice, he joined a group of small companies engaged in oil exploration abroad. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1970 as the candidate of New York's Conservative Party. He failed of re-election; but he has since served as an under secretary of state in the Reagan administration, as president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Munich, Germany, and, most recently, as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He retired in 2000 and now resides in his hometown of Sharon, Connecticut.



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2015 National Lawyers Convention
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2015 National Lawyers Convention

The Role of Congress

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
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Saving Congress from Itself: Emancipating the states & Empowering Their People - Event Video

2014 National Lawyers Convention

Saving Congress from Itself proposes a single reform: eliminate all federal grants-in-aid to state and local...