The Supreme Court and Foreign Law

Associate Justice Stephen talked about justices looking to other nations when interpreting the U.S. Constitution. Justice Breyer in… read more

Associate Justice Stephen talked about justices looking to other nations when interpreting the U.S. Constitution. Justice Breyer in his remarks said he believes most people’s problem with the citing of international law is a political issue, not a legal one, and that he is free to read and cite any information he wants. Justice Breyer also talked about the importance of looking to foreign law to decide cases that deal with American treaties. close

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The Supreme Court and Foreign Law

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 3, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 6, 2010

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  • Apr 03, 2010 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 04, 2010 | 1:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Apr 06, 2010 | 8:39am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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