Thursday, February 16, 2012

Go On! "Live from L"

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)

The 2d annual "Live from L" event – a discussion among representatives of the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State – is set for 12 noon-2 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, February 23. Topic: "The Arab Spring and International Law."
The in-person audience will view the event at the Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C. At the same time, other registrants will watch the event via webcast.
Speakers, all from the State Department, include: Harold Hongju Koh, Legal Adviser; Linda Jacobson, Assistant Legal Adviser for African and Near Eastern Affairs; Emily Kimball, Attorney Adviser, Office of United Nations Affairs; Meg Pickering, Attorney Adviser, Office of Legislation and Foreign Assistance; and Margaret Taylor, Attorney Adviser, Office of Economic and Business Affairs. Moderating will be Sean D. Murphy, Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law at George Washington University, newly elected a member of the International Law Commission.
Sponsors are the law school, the Section on International Law of the American Bar Association, and the American Society of International Law.
Details and registration here.

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