Supreme Court Justices, Others Debate the Rule of Law

November 21, 2005--The American Bar Association held a symposium on "Advancing the Rule of Law" last week in Washington, which featured luminaries including Condoleeza Rice and Hillary Clinton, as well as Supreme Court Justices Breyer, O'Connor and Kennedy, representatives from NGOs, multiateral and bilateral donor organizations, and business and policy makers from a host of countries around the globe. 

Columbia Law Professor Katharina Pistor was the rapporteur for the conference.  Three Columbia Law students attended, where they met several alumni who are working on rule of law related issues.

A webcast of the symposium is available at