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.