McGeorge School of Law

Justice Kennedy to Teach in Summer Salzburg Program

March 12, 2015

Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy will teach for his 26th year in the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific's annual Salzburg, Austria Summer Program, which runs from July 5 through July 24, 2015.

Justice Kennedy has taught in Salzburg Summer Program for all but one of the past 25 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.

Law students who register for the Salzburg Summer Program will have the distinctive opportunity to take Fundamental Rights in Europe and the United States, a course that is co-taught by Justice Kennedy and 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 to law students who want to expand their understanding of international issues that increasingly impact legal practice everywhere. McGeorge Distinguished Professor John Sprankling will teach International Environmental Law. International Dispute Resolution will be taught by Joseph Smallhoover, Managing Partner of Bryan Cave LLP, Paris. Smallhoover is a member of the Paris as well as Pennsylvania and California bars and has practiced law in France, Germany and Belgium for 30 years. Patrick Warto, Professor at University of Salzburg, will teach European Union Law for International Business.

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. Salzburg, Austria has been the site of the McGeorge's annual Summer Program on International Legal Studies since 1974.

In addition to law students and graduates from the United States, the program also enrolls students from other countries. In 2014, 53 students participated in the Salzburg Program. Of those students, 13 were foreign students. (News posted originally on Jan. 14, 2015)

Registration is open until March 31, 2015, for the Salzburg Summer Program. Register here.