U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated in a discussion on comparative constitutional systems with a panel that included (from left): M. Cherif Bassiouni, emeritus law professor at DePaul University; Morris J. Fish, Supreme Court of Canada; Ginsburg; Salim Joubran, Israeli Supreme Court; Irwin Cotler, Député de Mont-Royal, Canada; and moderator Michael Traison of the law firm of Miller Canfield. The panel focused on systems in the United States, Israel, Canada and the Middle East.



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