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The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, Stephen Breyer
Tue, September 15th, 2015 | 6:30 pm
(Members $32)

Note: This event is sold out


Associate Justice Stephen Breyer examines the work of the nation’s highest court in our increasingly interconnected and globalized world—a world in which both public and private activity has obliged the Court to consider foreign events, laws, and practices. From copyright law to domestic relations to the interpretation of international treaty obligations, Justice Breyer illuminates how American jurists are becoming “constitutional diplomats.”

Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, is the author of Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View and Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution. His most recent book is The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


This program has reached capacity. There will be a standby line the evening of the program. One hour before the program begins, we will begin handing out standby numbers with members receiving priority. Shortly before the program begins, we would begin selling tickets if we are able to do so. Standby does not guarantee admission.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final and payments cannot be refunded. No exchanges are permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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