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(Clockwise from upper left) Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor, Justice Stephen Breyer and Chief Justice N.V. Ramana held a lively discussion on the legal systems in the U.S. and India.

Two Supreme Court Justices – The U.S.’s Justice Breyer and India’s Chief Justice Ramana – Compare Notes

May 3, 2022 Campus News Constitutional Law & Theory International & Comparative Law

In a recent online event, Georgetown Law hosted a rare opportunity to eavesdrop on a conversation between Supreme Court justices from two different countries. Over the course of a wide-ranging discussion, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Stephen Breyer and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, N.V. Ramana, touched on topics from diversity in the judiciary to lessons learned from each other’s legal systems.

Georgetown Law Professors and Students Prepare for Upcoming Supreme Court Arguments on Greenhouse Gas Regulations

February 24, 2022 Environmental Law

Early in its current term, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a quartet of environmental law cases, consolidated under "West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency." The Court’s ruling in this high-profile case could have major implications for the EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions — and for federal regulation more generally.