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Schedule for the Fall 2007 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.

September 17
Please note this Workshop is scheduled from 5:00 - 6:15 p.m., 116 Hutchins Hall
James Kynge
Managing Director, Pearson PLC China; Former China Bureau Chief, "Financial Times"; Author, "China Shakes The World" (2006)
"Law, Regulation and Investment in China -- Observer to Participant" (real media webcast)

September 24
James C. Hathaway
James E. and Sarah A. Degan Professor of Law, Director, Program in Refugee & Asylum Law, University of Michigan Law School
"What's All the Fuss About Human Trafficking?"

October 8
Professor Tang Xin
Tsinghua University School of Law
"New Progress of Corporate Governance in China"
Paper by Professor Tang Xin, "Protection of Minority Shareholders in China: A Task for Both Legislation and Enforcement"

October 15
No ILW - Fall Recess

October 22
Please note this Workshop will take place in Room 120 Hutchins Hall.
H.E. Judge Bruno Simma
International Court of Justice; Affiliated Overseas Faculty, University of Michigan Law School
"The Genocide Case (Bosnia Herzegovina v. Serbia) before the ICJ" 

November 5
Joanne Mariner
Director of the Terrorism and Counterterrorism Program, Human Rights Watch, New York
"The CIA's Detention, Interrogation and Rendition Program" (real media webcast)

November 19
Please note this Workshop will take place in Room 120 Hutchins Hall.
John B. Bellinger, III
Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State
"The United States and International Law:  Three Current Controversies"