Eighth Annual Charles N. Brower Lecture on Int'l Dispute Resolution

The Society's 114th Annual Meeting—and first Virtual Annual Meeting—took place June 25–26, 2020. The 2020 Annual Meeting theme, "The Promise of International Law," was an opportunity to reflect on the successes and failures of international law, while reaffirming our commitment to achieving its promise of a more just and peaceful world.

The Eighth Annual Charles N. Brower Lecture on International Dispute Resolution will be presented at the 2020 ASIL Annual Meeting by Sir Daniel Bethlehem QC. Daniel Bethlehem is a barrister and Queen’s Counsel practising in the field of public international law from Twenty Essex chambers in London, in which role he acts both as counsel / adviser and as arbitrator. From May 2006 to May 2011, he was principal Legal Adviser of the U.K. Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Prior to this, in parallel with his Bar practice, he was Director of the Lauterpacht Centre of International Law at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge. In addition to his legal practice, Daniel is the founder and director of Legal Policy International, a discreet strategic consultancy advising on high legal content international policy and political issues. The Brower Lecture is named in honor of Judge Charles N. Brower for his many contributions to the field of international law.

Catherine Amirfar, Debevoise & Plimpton and President of ASIL (Moderator)
Sir Daniel Bethlehem, Twenty Essex
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