Saturday, December 6, 2008

Go On! Northern California intlaw roundtable

(Go on! is an occasional item on symposia of interest) A new West Coast legal academic institution will soon make its début. It's the Northern California International Law Scholars Roundtable, to be held 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Monday, December 15, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hall, Executive Conference Room, Santa Clara University School of Law. Hosts are the law school, Northern California International Law Scholars, and ASIL-West, the regional pilot project of the American Society of International Law.
Papers to be presented:
► "Finding the Tort of Terrorism in International Criminal Law," presented by our own IntLawGrrl Beth Van Schaack (Santa Clara), with Allen Weiner (Stanford) as commentator
► "Constitutions Beyond Borders: Recourse for Extraterritorial Rights Violations in Comparative Perspective," presented by Chimène Keitner (California-Hastings, an IntLawGrrl guest/alumna), with yours truly, Diane Marie Amann (California-Davis), as commentator
► "The Role of Domestic Courts in Treaty Enforcement: A Comparative Analysis of State Practice," presented by David Sloss (Santa Clara), with William Dodge (California-Hastings) as commentator
► "Imbalance of Power: The Growth of Presidential Power Over U.S. International Lawmaking," presented by Oona Hathaway (California-Berkeley), with John Cary Sims (Pacific McGeorge) as commentator
► "The Future of Freedom," presented by John Barton (Stanford), with David Caron (California-Berkeley) as commentator.
Kudos to our colleagues David Sloss and Bill Dodge for their initiative in launching this welcome project. For more information, contact David at DLSloss@scu.edu.

2 comments:

Isaias said...

i hope someone is going to post on the proceedings of this roudtable; i cannot wait to read more about it; i am interested in the topic on "The tort of terrorism in int'l criminal law. thanks; keep the good work.

Isaias said...

i hope someone is going to post on the proceedings of this roudtable; i cannot wait to read more about it; i am interested in the topic on "The tort of terrorism in int'l criminal law. thanks; keep the good work.