Federalist Society Hosted Judge William H. Pryor, Jr.
On September 30, The Federalist Society hosted Judge William H. Pryor, Jr. in the Moot Court Room in Robinson Hall. The topic of his presentation was “Federalism and Sentencing Reform.” A reception was held in the Great Room following his presentation.
Judge Pryor is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, which covers the states of Alabama, Florida and Georgia. In 2005, he joined the court after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Previously, he was the Attorney General of the State of Alabama from 1997 to 2004. Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, he practiced law in Birmingham, and he served as an adjunct professor at Cumberland School of Law for several years. Judge Pryor earned his J.D. from Tulane University Law School in 1987, and he served as editor in chief of the Tulane Law Review.
Judge Pryor has earned the reputation as a distinguished public servant, practicing attorney and law professor.