US Supreme Court and ECtHR Judges Meet in Washington DC, 1 Mar 2012

The US Department of State and George Washington University Law School jointly organizedg a high-level conference in which several US Supreme Court justices met with several European Court of Human Rights Judges. The conference was entitled ‘Judicial Process and the Protection of Rights: The US Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights’ and too place from 29 February to 2 March. Supreme Court Justices participating were Samuel Alito, Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy and Sonia Sotomayor, and from the European Court (current and former) judges Bratza, Costa, Vajic, Tulkens and Garlicki took part. In addition the European Court’s registrar and deputy registrar and several eminent European and American academics were in attendance.

1 March 2012. Supreme Court justices convene with European counterparts. (Matthew Kwiecinski, The GE Hatchet)