A privilege to serve the nation in their company

Thank you for the fine story about my colleague Gregory Maggs ’88 in the Summer issue (“Salute to Justice”). Greg is a superb example of the best the Law School produces, having excelled as academic, as soldier, and as judge. It is also good to see coverage of the military justice system in the Law School’s publications. Of the 25 appointments made to our court [the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces] in the 70 years of its existence, five have been alumni of the Law School — Robert E. Quinn ’18, Robinson O. Everett ’50, Andrew S. Effron ’75, Judge Maggs, and myself. In the wake of my retirement from the court last summer, I reflect on the enormous privilege of having served the nation with excellent colleagues like Judges Maggs and Effron, in beautiful surroundings, at the highest level of intellectual stimulation. It is hard to imagine a better combination.

Scott W. Stucky ’73
Potomac, Maryland