Monday 13 February 2012

US Supreme Court and ECtHR Judges will meet in Washington DC

The US Department of State and George Washington University Law School are jointly organising a high-level conference in which several US Supreme Court justices will speak and discuss with several European Court of Human Rights Judges. The conference is entitled 'Judicial Process and the Protection of Rights: The US Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights' and will take place from 29 February to 2 March. From the Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito, Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy and Sonia Sotomayor will join and from the European Court (current and former) judges Bratza, Costa, Vajic, Tulkens and Garlicki. In addition the European Court's registrar and deputy registrar and several eminent European and American academics will be there. Please see the official announcement and programme here.

See an article on the conference here.