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By: Michael Perlin | April 01, 2015 | 07:00 PM EDT

The International Disability Rights Interest Group (DRIG) and the International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group presented a program on September 29, 2014, at New York Law School (NYLS), entitled “The Need for a Disability Rights Tribunal in Asia and the Pacific.” The program was cosponsored by NYLS’s Impact Center for Public Interest Law. The program discussed the need for a disability rights tribunal in...

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By: Lisl Brunner and Kathleen Claussen | April 01, 2015 | 08:30 AM EDT


The New Professionals Interest Group is pleased to announce that this year’s Annual Meeting will feature an entire track of events designed for new professionals.  Just as the Interest Group sponsors a number of events throughout the year to assist students and recent graduates with building a career in international law, this year’s Annual Meeting will include a special focus on these areas.  Join us for panels that explore ethical issues...

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By: Carter Paret | March 26, 2015 | 10:30 AM EDT

With the Annual Meeting a few weeks away, here are some of the distinguished lectures taking place this year!

Former International Court of Justice Judge Sir Kenneth Keith will deliver the annual Grotius Lecture, entitled “Some Thoughts About Grotius 400 Years On”.  Chair of the Committee Against Torture, Claudio Grossman, will moderate and former ICJ President Dame Rosalyn Higgins will be the distinguished discussant. 

United Stated Department of Defense General Counsel Stephen Preston will deliver a major...

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By: Gary J. Shaw | March 20, 2015 | 06:30 PM EDT

For better or worse, international law is confronting a period of profound change. Geopolitical developments—in particular, new assertions of economic, political, or military power by countries like Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—have simultaneously aggravated latent territorial disputes and created the potential for unprecedented economic integration. Advances in technology have enabled cyber-conflicts and forged new tools for governmental coercion or control, while also facilitating the dissemination of information. Shared environmental challenges have presented new...

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