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Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., Justice Antonin Scalia, both return to New England Law | Boston international study programs

Continued High Court participation offers students extraordinary opportunities

(Boston, Revised–7/2/14) New England Law | Boston:  Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., is teaching this summer in New England Law | Boston’s summer international study abroad programs. His course, “The Supreme Court of the United States in Historical Perspective,” will be offered in London, July 7-17. He joins Associate Justice Antonin G. Scalia, who is teaching “Perspectives on the U.S. Supreme Court” in New England Law’s Galway, Ireland, program, June 30-July 18.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.
 
U.S. Supreme Court justices regularly bring their points of view to New England Law’s classrooms and international programs. 
 
“I am once again grateful to Chief Justice Roberts for accepting my invitation to participate in one of the programs that we operate through the Consortium for Innovative Legal Education,” said Dean John F. O’Brien.  “He has been more than generous with his time, both in the classroom and in interacting with students.  We are honored that he has chosen to join us again.
 
“Justice Scalia’s presence will similarly provide New England Law students with an extraordinary opportunity to learn from one of our nation’s leading jurists. I am exceedingly proud that our programs are enabling students to hear the perspectives of members of the nation’s highest court.”
Justice Antonin Scalia Justice Antonin G. Scalia
 
The London program and Galway/Summer Program on International and Comparative Human Rights Law program are offered through the Consortium for Innovative Legal Education (CILE), of which New England Law is a founding member.
 
During the past two summers Chief Justice Roberts has taught in New England Law’s Malta and Prague programs, after participating in the Galway program in 2009.
 
In 2011, Justice Anthony Kennedy visited the Galway program as a guest-lecturer, and Justice Scalia taught there previously in 2008. 
 
Justices Harry Blackmun, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony Kennedy, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Clarence Thomas have also addressed faculty and students on the law school’s Boston campus.

CILE member schools also include California Western School of Law, South Texas College of Law/Houston, and William Mitchell College of Law. 

 



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