Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., teaching in New England Law | Boston International Program

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U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., teaching for third time in New England Law | Boston summer international program at the invitation of Dean John F. O’Brien.

New England Law | Boston: Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., is teaching in an international law school program offered this summer by New England Law | Boston, the third time in the past five years that New England Law students have had the opportunity to learn from the nation’s preeminent jurist.

Chief Justice Roberts will serve as a faculty member in Prague, Czech Republic, teaching “The U.S. Supreme Court in Historical Perspective.” Classes will be held at the historic Charles University Law Faculty building.

“I am very grateful to Chief Justice Roberts for accepting the invitations I have extended to him to teach in our summer programs,” said Dean John F. O’Brien. “Students who have taken his class in previous years have commented that it was a remarkable, once-in-a-lifetime experience.”

Chief Justice Roberts was a faculty member last summer at University of Malta’s Foundation for International Studies, and he taught in 2009 at New England Law | Boston’s summer program in Galway, Ireland. The programs are sponsored by the Consortium for Innovative Legal Education (CILE), of which New England Law is a founding member.

U.S. Supreme Court justices regularly bring their points of view to the New England Law’s classrooms and international programs. In 2011, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy visited the International and Comparative Human Rights Law program in Galway, Ireland, as a guest-lecturer, and Justice Antonin Scalia taught there in 2008. Justices Harry Blackmun, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony Kennedy, Sandra Day O’Connor, and Clarence Thomas have also addressed faculty and students at the Boston law school.

About New England Law | Boston:

New England Law | Boston, located in Boston’s Back Bay, prides itself on a powerful combination of academic excellence and community engagement and a focus on what prospective students can bring to the school’s dynamic community of thinkers and doers. Founded in 1908 as the only law school established exclusively for the education of women but coeducational since 1938, New England Law students learn through experience, with a robust clinical program and practical learning curriculum. With one-on-one assistance from the Office of Career Services, New England Law graduates are prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation. New England Law is one of only two institutions in Boston to offer an evening law school program. New England Law offers a generous financial aid program.

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