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As a New Supreme Court Term Begins, So Do Georgetown Law’s Supreme Court Institute Moots

September 30, 2022 Campus News Constitutional Law & Theory

With just days to go until the Supreme Court opens a new term, the team at the Georgetown Law Supreme Court Institute is at its busiest. Last week, it held its marquee public events: two expert panels previewing the highest-profile cases being argued in the coming months, one for members of the media and one for law students. And its main line of work – one veiled in a bit of secrecy – began this week, with its first Supreme Court moots of the October Term 2022.

(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.