Abraham D. Sofaer

Abraham D. Sofaer

Abraham David Sofaer was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and then a Legal Adviser to the United States State Department. After resigning from the State Department he became the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Abraham D. Sofaer has 18 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Senate Committee as a Legal Adviser for the Department of State. The year with the most videos was 1993 with four videos as a Judge for the Southern District of New York of the U.S. District Court. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 16,805 views per program. Most appearances with Gerald L. Baliles (4), John Peterpaul (4), Daniel Kasper (4). Most common tags: Air Transportation, International Law, Foreign Policy.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1994 - Present Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy and National Security Affairs, Hoover Institution at Stanford University Videos: 2


Law Clerk, Brennan, W., Justice, U.S. Supreme Court c. January 1, 1966 - c. January 1, 1967 Videos: 1 Legal Adviser, Department of State July 10, 1985 - June 15, 1990 Videos: 10 Judge, Southern District of New York, U.S. District Court March 23, 1979 - June 9, 1985 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Supreme Court Landmark Case <em>Baker v. Carr</em>

    Supreme Court Landmark Case Baker v. Carr

    Theodore Olson and Douglas Smith talked about the 1962 U.S. Supreme Court case Baker v. Carr, in which the court ruled that the drawing of…

  • <em>Taking on Iran</em>

    Taking on Iran

    Abraham Sofaer talked about his book, Taking on Iran, in which he argues that the U.S. should stand up to Iran by directly confronting…

  • <em>Taming Globalization</em>

    Taming Globalization

    John Yoo looks at the role that international law plays in the U.S. legal system and argues that Congress and the executive…

  • Hearing on Terrorist Attacks, Day 1 Part 3

    Hearing on Terrorist Attacks, Day 1 Part 3

    Scholars testified about the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S.

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