Constitutional Relevance of Foreign Court Decisions
This event was a rare on-camera appearance by Justice Scalia.
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.
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Stephen G. Breyer Associate Justice U.S. Supreme Court
Norman Dorsen Founder and President U.S. Assn. of Constitutional Law
Claudio Grossman Dean American University Washington College of Law
Michel Rosenfeld President U.S. Assn. of Constitutional Law
Antonin Scalia Associate Justice U.S. Supreme Court
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