Firearms and the Second Amendment to the US Constitution

William Fletcher

May 3, 2018, 14:00–15:30

Room MS003

2nd in the series after Michel Rosenfeld on the fight against terrorism

A former Rhodes scholar, William Fletcher worked for the Office of Emergency Preparedness in the Executive Office of the President from 1970 to 1972. He clerked for Judge Stanley Weigel of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco and for Justice William J. Brennan Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court before joining the Boalt faculty in 1977.

In 1992, Fletcher was the Northern California director for President Clinton’s campaign. He has been a visiting professor at Stanford, Michigan and the University of Cologne, and he has taught at the Salzburg Seminar on American Legal Institutions. Fletcher received the UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award in 1993. He is the coauthor, with Professors Geoffrey Hazard and Colin Tait, of a civil procedure casebook.

In 1999, Fletcher was sworn in as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

More information on his webpage


William Fletcher, Firearms and the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, Constitutional Law and Society Contemporary Problems, May 3, 2018, 14:00–15:30, room MS003.