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Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Biography
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar is a Justice of the Supreme Court of California, a scholar and an academic leader, and a former official in the Clinton and Obama administrations. He is an expert in administrative law and legislation, cyberlaw, criminal law, international law, the history of institutions, and the law of public health and safety. In February 2019 he was elected to the Harvard Corporation (President and Fellows of Harvard College).
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Age
He was born in July 27, 1972, in Matamoros, Mexico.
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Wife | Kids
Cuéllar is married to Lucy Haeran Koh. Lucy is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and is a former nominee to be a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Together they have two children.
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Background and education
An American citizen, Cuéllar was born in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México. He attended schools in Mexico and the United States, incorporating a Catholic school in Brownsville, Texas. At age 14, he moved with his family to Calexico, California, where he attended and later graduated from the local public high school.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Harvard in 1993, a Juris Doctor qualification from Yale Law School in 1997, and a Doctor of Philosophy in political theory from Stanford in 2000. When he was in graduate school, Cuéllar helped to establish a not-profitable organization giving opportunities to students to teach English in under-served communities and spent summers working at the U.S. Senate and the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Career
After law school, Cuéllar worked at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and clerked for the Honorable Mary M. Schroeder, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He joined the faculty of Stanford Law School in 2001. He was named Professor of Law and Deane F. Johnson Faculty Scholar in 2007 and became Stanley Morrison Professor of Law in 2012.
At Stanford, he additionally filled in as Co-Director of the college’s interdisciplinary Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) from 2011 to 2013. In February 2013, he was elevated and picked to fill in as Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford’s foremost foundation for research and training on worldwide issues, and CISAC’s parent organization.
During the years he drove the Freeman Spogli Institute and CISAC, Cuéllar extended Stanford’s job in atomic security research and arrangement, propelled college-wide activities on worldwide neediness and on cybersecurity, developed the Institute’s workforce, expanded help for worldwide wellbeing and administration extends, and widened open doors for understudy and staff inquire about abroad.
Cuéllar’s exploration and teaching focus on administrative law and enactment, criminal law, the historical backdrop of establishments, cyberlaw, and how associations oversee administrative and global security challenges in an evolving world. His distributions include Administrative Law: The American Public Law System (West, 2014; co-composed); Governing Security (Stanford University Press, 2013); and various articles on managerial organizations, enactment, criminal equity, cyberlaw, general wellbeing law, citizenship and movement, and local and worldwide security.
During 2009 and 2010, Cuéllar took leave from Stanford and served as Special Assistant to the President for Justice and Regulatory Policy at the White House Domestic Policy Council. While at the White House, he led the Domestic Policy Council’s work on criminal and civil justice, public health and safety, and immigration.
He was involved in negotiating bipartisan passage of the Fair Sentencing Act, the Food Safety Modernization Act, and the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, and repeal of the military’s Don’t Ask/Don’t Tell policy. He also coordinated the Food SafetyWorking Group, a new inter-agency effort revamping federal food safety efforts. Before working at the White House, Cuéllar was a member of the Obama-Biden Transition Project, where he co-directed the working group on immigration, borders and refugee policy.
In 2011, Cuéllar was mentioned as a possible candidate for consideration by California Governor Jerry Brown to fill the vacancy on the California Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice Carlos R. Moreno.
On July 22, 2014, Governor Brown nominated Cuéllar to the California Supreme Court, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Marvin Baxter. He was given the highest possible rating, “exceptionally well-qualified,” by the California State Bar’s independent Judicial Nominations Evaluation Commission. On August 28, 2014, the California Commission on Judicial Appointments unanimously confirmed Cuéllar. He was sworn in on January 5, 2015.