Justice Kennedy Celebrates 25 Years Teaching in Salzburg
June 19, 2014
Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is celebrating his 25th year teaching in the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law's annual Salzburg, Austria Summer Program, which runs from July 6 through July 26, 2014.
Salzburg, Austria has been the site of the Pacific McGeorge's annual Summer Program on International Legal Studies since 1974. Justice Kennedy has taught in Salzburg Summer Program for all but one of the past 24 years. He taught Constitutional Law as a member of the Pacific McGeorge faculty from 1965 until his appointment to the Supreme Court by President Reagan in 1988.
This year Justice Kennedy is co-teaching Freedom of Expression in Europe and the United States with Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, professor of European and Human Rights Law at Oxford University School of Law. The three-week program in Salzburg offers international and comparative law courses in public and commercial law fields. Classes are held in the Law Faculty building of the University of Salzburg, located in a renovated 16th Century palace in the heart of Salzburg's historic Old Town. The courses offered at the Pacific McGeorge Salzburg Summer Program are:
- Freedom of Expression in Europe and the United States, taught by Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Professor of European and Human Rights Law at Oxford University School of Law in London; and Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy
- Survey of International Tax, taught by Christine Manolakas, Professor of Law at Pacific McGeorge School of Law
- International Dispute Resolution, taught by Joseph Smallhoover, Adjunct Professor and Managing Partner of Bryan Cave LLP, Paris
- European Union Law for International Business, taught by Patrick Warto, Professor at University of Salzburg
In addition to law students and graduates from the United States, the program also enrolled students from other countries. In 2013 20 non-U.S. students from countries including Austria, Saudi Arabia, Denmark, Turkey, France and Spain participated in the course.