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The 109th Annual Meeting Has Come to An End

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Gary J. Shaw

The ASIL Annual Meeting is once again behind us, but the 2015 Meeting proved to not disappoint.

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The ICC Crime of Aggression and the Changing International Security Landscape

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Beth Van Schaack

The impending activation of the Kampala amendments to the Statute of the International Criminal Court on the crime of aggression was the subject of a session at this year’s Annua

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Overloading International Human Rights Law

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Rebecca Hamilton

On April 10,

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Comparative Perspectives on Executive Unilateralism in Foreign Affairs

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Jennifer Trahan

On Saturday, April 11, Michael Van Alstine (University of Maryland) moderated a panel on “Comparative Perspectives on Executive Unilateralism in Foreign Affairs.”  The panelists

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Policy Address by Stephen Preston, General Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense

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Jennifer Trahan

On Friday, April 11, Stephen W. Preston, General Counsel, U.S.

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Next Steps in Climate Change Regime: Progress on the Road to Paris

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Elizabeth Burleson

Elliot Diringer (Center for Climate and Energy Solutions) facilitated a forum fielding US, EU, and China climate perspectives on how this December's climate talk

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The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age

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Veronica Glick

On April 10, 2015, Paul Schiff Berman, professor of law at George Washington University Law School moderated a discussion on government surveillance and the righ

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Fortresses Everywhere: The Containment Paradigm vs. the Refugee Convention’s Call for Responsible Sharing

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Michael D. Cooper

In recent decades, while the transnational movement of information, goods, and capital has become almost effortless, the movement of people has become increasingly restricted.

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Does TTIP Need Investor-State Dispute Settlement?

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Eckhard Hellbeck

On April 10, 2015, Professor Andrea Bjorklund, McGill University Faculty of Law, moderated a lively panel discussing the role of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (“ISDS”), in pa

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Ethical Issues in International Law Practice

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Z.J. Jennifer Lim

On April 11, the 2015 ASIL Annual Meeting held a session exploring ethical issues in a variety of international law-related settings.  The session was moderated by Dr. Zach Kaufman, a U.S.