At its last four annual conventions, the American Society of International Law hosted what amounted to a long-running debate among Supreme Court justices over the use of foreign and international law in their decisionmaking. Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has been a lightning rod in the debate, seemed reluctant to revisit that issue Thursday in his address at this year's convention. Instead, much of his emphasis was on genocide, and lawyers' duty to prevent it.
At International Law Convention, Justice Kennedy Focuses on Genocide
March 31, 2006