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From July 17-19, 2004, more than 15 justices including U.S. Supreme Court Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Sandra Day O’Connor; members of the Court of Justice of the European Communities including the President of the European Court of Justice; and the highest courts of Germany, Poland, Hungary, The Czech Republic, and Great Britain gathered in Oxford, England, to share their views and perceptions on constitutional law.

More information on the Supreme Courts Summit in Oxford.


A group of the highest court judges in the U.S. and Russia joined Dean John B. Attanasio and a contingent from the SMU Dedman School of Law and NYU School of Law in the East Conference Room of the United States Supreme Court during a gathering in January 2001. Later the Russian justices joined Texas Supreme Court justices at the SMU Dedman School of Law for a discussion on judicial issues and dinner with student leaders.


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spoke to SMU law students and alumni as part of the Alfred P. Murrah lecture series.


Justice Antonin Scalia and Distinguished Visiting Professor and Chief Justice of South Africa Pius Langa.


A group of 18 prominent international leaders and scholars, including ambassadors, CEOs and professors, gathered for a conference where the participants discussed unilateral and multilateral behavior with respect to military and security, human rights, economic and environmental issues.