Anthony Kennedy is arguably the most influential member of the current U.S. Supeme Court.  Kennedy is often the majority vote in many 5/4 decision.

In addition, Justice Kennedy is my former law school teacher, and one of the smartest people that I have ever met.

Here is a picture of us together in Salzburg, Austria.

Justice Kennedy gave an interesting series of lectures on writing legal briefs.  Trust me, when this man speaks, you should listen.
Part 1.

Part 2.

Part 3.