THURSDAY: Supreme Court Justice Alito to Speak on Customary Law Panel at Georgetown Law Journal Symposium

October 31, 2017 —

Four U.S. Court of Appeals judges also to join panel exploring role of international law in the U.S. legal system


Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and four judges of the U.S. Courts of Appeals will participate in the opening panel of Georgetown Law Journal’s annual symposium, dedicated this year to “The Law of Nations and the United States Constitution.” The panel will explore “The Judicial Perspective” on the status of customary international law under the Constitution and the role of such law in U.S. courts.


Dean William Treanor, Georgetown Law (introductory remarks)
Dean John Manning, Harvard Law School (moderator)
Justice Samuel Alito, Supreme Court of the United States
Judge David Barron, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Judge Debra Livingston, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
Judge Sri Srinivasan, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit


Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Georgetown University Law Center
Hart Auditorium
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001


The event is open to coverage by confirmed media via still camera and pencil and pad only. Photography will limited to the first 1-2 minutes and final for 1-2 minutes of the event. Recording devices are permitted for note taking purposes and not for broadcast.

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