16th June 2016
Time: Reception 17:30; Programme 18:30
Venue: New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY
Join us for a conversation with Hon. Stephen Breyer, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice and author of The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities, and Lord Jonathan Sumption, Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, as they discuss whether the U.S. Supreme Court should consider foreign law in interpreting American law and the Constitution and whether the use of comparative law compromises the rule of law.
- John S. Kiernan, President, New York City Bar Association
- Sir Jeffrey Jowell, QC, Founding Director, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
- Hon. Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
- Lord Jonathan Sumption, Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Pricing and Registration
- Members: $60
- Non-Members $110
Please register for this event on the New York City Bar website.
- The New York City Bar Association, International Law Committee
- The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
- The International Rule of Law Project
- The Foreign Policy Association
Special thank you to LexisNexis for supporting this event.
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