This forum was organized by the U.S. Association of Constitutional Law, American University, Washington College of Law. Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer spoke of the relevance of foreign law for American Constitutional adjudication, including the use of foreign court precedents in deciding U.S. constitutional cases and whether the United States should consider shifting world standards on social and moral issues such as the death penalty. Originally broadcast live on January 13, 2005.
Norman Dorsen, New York University law professor, Founder and President
U.S. Assn. of Constitutional Law
Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
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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