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Schedule for the Winter 2008 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 Daniel Halberstam, Michael Barr, and Nico Howson and Assistant Dean Virginia Gordan. The Workshop meets on Mondays from 4:00 to 5:15 p.m. in Hutchins Hall, Room 116, 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 or by phone at 734.764.0535.

January 28
Please note this Workshop will take place in Room 120 Hutchins Hall.
Robert G. DeLaMater
Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, Managing Partner, Tokyo & Hong Kong Offices (1997-2003) 
"Is New York still the Capital of Capital? Life in a Multipolar Global Market" (real media webcast)
See Robert DeLaMater's "Recent Trends in SEC Regulation of Foreign Issuers: How the US Regulatory Regime is Affecting the United States' Historic Position as the World's Principal Capital Market"

February 4
Katarina Mathernova
Deputy Director - General, DG for Regional Policy, European Commission
LL.M., University of Michigan Law School, 1989

"Social Justice, Solidarity, and Economic Development: Preparing Europe's Regions for the 21st Century" (real media webcast)

February 18 - Dean's Special Lecture
Please note this Lecture will take place in Room 250 Hutchins Hall, and will be from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
The Honorable Carl Levin
United States Senator from Michigan
"Torture, the Rule of Law, and American Security" (real media webcast)

February 25
No ILW - Winter Recess

March 10
Ambassador Luigi R. Einaudi
Former Assistant Secretary General and Acting Secretary General, Organization of American States
"The Ideal and Practice of Democratic Legitimacy in Latin America" (real media webcast)

April 7
Eleanor Sharpston
Advocate General, European Court of Justice
"'Freedom, Security, and Justice' in the European Union:  The Story So Far and (some of) the Challenges for the Future" (real media webcast)