ALI Council
Elected & Ex Officio Member

The Hon. Stuart Rabner

Trenton, NJ
Supreme Court of New Jersey
Princeton University
Harvard Law School

Stuart J. Rabner has served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey since 2007. After beginning his career as an assistant U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, he worked in a number of positions in that office including first assistant U.S. attorney and chief of the terrorism unit. He was chief of the criminal division when he was named chief counsel to Governor Jon Corzine in January 2006. He was appointed Attorney General of New Jersey in September 2006 and served in that position until his appointment to the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Chief Justice Rabner was a law clerk to Judge Dickinson R. Debevoise of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Elected to the ALI in 2013, he is an Adviser for the Model Penal Code: Sentencing.

EDUCATION: Princeton University, B.A.; Harvard Law School, J.D.

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Areas of Expertise
Criminal Law