Alfred S. Regnery

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Alfred S. Regnery (born 1942) is an American conservative lawyer, author and former publisher.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]


His father was Henry Regnery (1912-1996), founder of Regnery Publishing, a conservative publishing house founded in 1947.[1][5][6][7] He graduated from Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin in 1965 and received a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison, Wisconsin in 1971.[1][7]

He served as Legal Counsel to Republican Senator Paul Laxalt of Nevada and to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary.[3][7] From 1981 to 1986, he served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Land and Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice.[1][2][7] In 1983, he was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as Head of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and he worked on the Meese Report.[1] He is an attorney at the Washington, D.C.-based law firm Keller and Heckman.[1]

He is the former President of Regnery Publishing.[1][3][7] From 2003 to 2012, he was the publisher of The American Spectator.[1][5][7] He was asked to resign by the Board of Directors of the American Spectator Foundation because of editorial differences.[5]

He serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and as a Trustee of the Philadelphia Society.[2][7][8]