Constitutional Relevance of Foreign Court Decisions

Justices Scalia and Breyer talked about the relevance of foreign law for American Constitutional adjudication. Among the topics they… read more

Justices Scalia and Breyer talked about the relevance of foreign law for American Constitutional adjudication. Among the topics they addressed were using foreign court precedents in deciding U.S. Constitutional cases and whether the U.S. should take into account shifting world standards on social and moral issues such as the death penalty. The discussion was moderated by New York University Law Professor Norman Dorsen.

This event was a rare on-camera appearance by Justice Scalia. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Jan 13, 2005
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