Public Papers - 1989 - June
Nomination of Richard Burleson Stewart To Be an Assistant Attorney General
The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard Burleson Stewart to be an Assistant Attorney General (Lands and Natural Resources), Department of Justice. He would succeed Roger J. Marzulla.
Mr. Stewart is currently a Byrne professor of administrative law at Harvard Law School and a member of the faculty of the J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He has served as a visiting professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School, and as a visiting fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. He was a visiting scholar for the Environmental Protection Agency, 1980; visiting professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley, 1979 - 1980; professor of law at Harvard Law School, 1975 - 1984; and an assistant professor of law, Harvard Law School, 1971 - 1975. He was special counsel for the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities, 1973, and an attorney with Covington and Burling in Washington, DC.
Mr. Stewart graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1961); Oxford University Rhodes scholar, 1963; and Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1966). He is married, has three children, and resides in Cambridge, MA.