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Fall 2004 International Law Workshop Series

The International Law Workshop introduces today's most debated issues in international and comparative law. The Workshop is intended for non-specialists; you 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, Rob Howse, Michael Barr, 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 Workshop, please contact Stephanie Wiederhold (e-mail: - Tel: 734.764.0535 - Fax: 734.763.9182).

Schedule for the Fall 2004 International Law Workshop

Monday, September 27
Laura N. Beny
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
"The Sudan: a Case of Genocide?"

Monday, October 4 - NO ILW (Fall Recess)

Monday, October 11
Mary Ellen O'Connell
William B. Saxbe Designated Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
"Torture, Looting and Other Crimes of Occupation"

Monday, October 18 - ROOM 120 HUTCHINS HALL
H.E Judge Bruno Simma
International Court of Justice; Affiliated Overseas Faculty, University of Michigan Law School
"When the Old Law Meets the New: the International Court of Justice and Human Rights"

**Thursday, October 21**
4:00-5:30 p.m. - Room 100 Hutchins Hall
The William W. Bishop Lecture in International Law
Mary Robinson
Former President of Ireland and Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Advancing Economic, Social & Cultural Rights: a Timely Debate"

Monday, November 1 - ROOM 120 HUTCHINS HALL
Sarah H. Cleveland, Marrs McLean Professor in Law, University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Frank W. Dunham, Jr., Federal Public Defender, Alexandria, Virginia; Attorney for Petitioner in Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, 124 S.Ct. 981 (2004)
John A. Drennan, Attorney, Department of Justice, Criminal Appellate Section
Steven R. Ratner, Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
"U.S. Detentions During the "War on Terrorism": International Law and American Justice"

Monday, November 8
Ngaire Woods
Fellow in Politics and International Relations at University College; Director of the Global Economic Governance Programme, University of Oxford
"Do We Need the IMF and World Bank?"

Monday, November 15
Pascale Fournier
Boulton Fellow, McGill University, Faculty of Law
"Negotiating Islam Across Borders: Can the Subaltern Muslim Woman Speak?"