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Schedule for the Fall 2009 International Law Workshop

The International Law Workshop introduces today's most debated issues in international and comparative law. The Workshop is intended for non-specialists; students are encouraged to attend any or all of the sessions. Speakers will talk for 25 minutes, followed by discussion and questions.

The Workshop is coordinated by Professors Steve Ratner, Monica Hakimi, Vikramaditya Khanna, and Mathias Reimann and Assistant Dean Virginia Gordan. The Workshop meets on Mondays from 4:00 to 5:15 p.m. in Hutchins Hall, Room 138, unless otherwise noted.

To add your name to the e-mail list to be notified of upcoming Workshops, please contact Stephanie Wiederhold, Program Coordinator, Center for International & Comparative Law, by e-mail at wls@umich.edu or by phone at 734.764.0535.

September 14
Monica Hakimi
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
Steven R. Ratner
Bruno Simma Collegiate Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
"Detaining Terrorism Suspects Without Trial:  Is it Legal Under U.S. and International Law?" (Flash webcast)

October 5
Steven Hill
Acting Head of the Legal Unit of the International Civilian Office/European Union Special Representative in Kosovo and Former Legal Adviser, U.S. Embassy, Baghdad
"Reflections on State-Building in Kosovo and Iraq"
(To be followed at 5:20 p.m. by a discussion on international public service careers.)

October 12
Nuala Mole
Founder and Director of The AIRE (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe) Centre, United Kingdom
"The European Court of Human Rights:  An Effective Safety Net for Europe's Vulnerable and Excluded?" (Flash webcast)

October 19
No ILW - Fall Recess


October 26
Please note this Workshop will take place in 250 Hutchins Hall.
 
H.E. Judge Bruno Simma
International Court of Justice, William W. Cook Global Law Professor, University of Michigan Law School
"A Place for Human Rights in the Arbitral Protection of Foreign Investment?" (Flash webcast)

November 2
Nicholas C. Howson
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
Vikramaditya S. Khanna
Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
"Regulation of India and China's Capital Markets and the Global Finanical Crisis" (Flash webcast)

November 16
Jeffrey D. Kovar
Assistant Legal Adviser for International Claims and Investment Disputes at the U.S. Department of State
"International Lawmaking Through Treaties:  Reflections on the Challenges of Negotiating and Ratifying Treaties in the United States" (Flash webcast)
(To be followed at 5:20 p.m. by a discussion on international public service careers.)


Please note additional events:

September 10–13, 2009
University of Michigan Law School's Sesquicentennial Celebration: Michigan Law—1859–2009: Global Leadership in Law

October 3, 2009
"Comparative Tax Law:Theory & Practice" - cosponsored by The American Journal of Comparative Law, the University of Michigan Law School's Center for International & Comparative Law, and the International Network for Tax Research

March 20, 2010
"Doing Business in Asia Without Selling Your Soul:  Corporate Social Responsibility Without the Rule of Law" - Asia Law Society Conference, University of Michigan Law School

 

 

 
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