June 19, 2014
Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is celebrating his 25th year teaching in the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific's annual Salzburg, Austria Summer Program, which runs from July 6 through July 26, 2014.
Salzburg, Austria has been the site of the 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 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 McGeorge Salzburg Summer Program are:
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.