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   Justices debate use of foreign precedents

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1/14/2005 12:00 am

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Entered 1/14/2005, Updated 1/14/2005

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WASHINGTON - It was not Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier, but by Washington standards it was a glamorous sparring match: Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer jousting at the American University law school late Thursday afternoon over whether American jurists should look to foreign legal precedents when making their decisions.


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