International Law on the U.S. Supreme Court

The panelists debated aspects of Justice Antonin Scalia’s earlier keynote address where he denied the relevance of foreign law in… read more

The panelists debated aspects of Justice Antonin Scalia’s earlier keynote address where he denied the relevance of foreign law in U.S. courts. They disagreed about the applicability of foreign law in the U.S., asking whether judges in other countries are confronted with the same questions as U.S. judges. Other points included whether U.S. issues are unique to its history and traditions and are to be resolved only through the U.S. Constitution. After their remarks the panelists answered audience members' questions. close

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

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  • Danielle Pletka Vice President American Enterprise Institute->Foreign and Defense Policy Studies
  • Stuart S. Taylor Jr. Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
  • John C. Yoo Visiting Fellow American Enterprise Institute
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 21, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2006

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  • Feb 21, 2006 | 4:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2006 | 4:14pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 23, 2006 | 3:52am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 27, 2006 | 11:51am EST | C-SPAN 3
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