The McGeorge Salzburg Summer Program in International Legal Studies is held at Salzburg University

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Two Supreme Court Justices Among Faculty in McGeorge Summer Program

Justices Anthony Kennedy and Elena Kagan teach in the law school's Salzburg program on International Legal Studies during the month of July
Jul 24, 2013

Salzburg, Austria, has been the site of Pacific McGeorge's annual Summer Program on International Legal Studies since 1974.

Justice Anthony Kennedy has taught in Salzburg Summer Program for all but one of the past 23 years. He taught Constitutional Law as a member of the Pacific McGeorge faculty from 1965 until his appointment to the Supreme Court by President Reagan in 1988. This is Justice Elena Kagan's first time teaching with the Summer Program. She was previously Dean of Harvard Law School and Solicitor General of the United States.

The justices will teach Fundamental Rights in Europe and the United States along with Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott of Oxford University. The program runs July 7-27, 2013, and offers international and comparative law courses in public and commercial law fields. Classes are held in the Law Faculty building of the University of Salzburg, located in a renovated 16th Century palace in the heart of Salzburg's historic Old Town.

In addition to law students and graduates from the United States, the program also enrolls students from other countries. In 2013, approximately 20 non-U.S. students from countries including Austria, Saudi Arabia, Denmark, Turkey, France and Spain are participating in the course.

Courses offered at the Pacific McGeorge Salzburg Summer Program are:

  • Fundamental Rights in Europe and the United States, taught by Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Professor of European and Human Rights Law at Oxford University School of Law in London; Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy and Associate Justice Elena Kagan
  • Foreign Relations Law, taught by John Sims, Professor of Law at Pacific McGeorge School of Law
  • International Dispute Resolution, taught by Joseph Smallhoover, Adjunct Professor and Managing Partner of Bryan Cave LLP, Paris
  • European Union Law for International Business, taught by Patrick Warto, Professor at University of Salzburg

Find out more: The McGeorge Summer Program in Salzburg >>