Lectures & Events

 
Thursday
29
September
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Speaker: Dr. J. Douglas Butler
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
October 2016
Wednesday
5
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Speaker: Kirk J. Nahra partner with Wiley Rein LLP
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
6
October
2016
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Approved for 6 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
6
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Speaker: Franita Tolson
Betty T. Ferguson Professor of Voting Rights, Florida State University College of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
13
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Nathan Quick
Trial Chambers, International Criminal Court
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
14
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker: David J. Garrow, Distinguished Research Professor of History and Law, University of Pittsburgh
Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford University
Theodore M. Shaw, Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, University of North Carolina former Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
Approved for 4.5 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Saturday
15
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
18
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
October
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Kevin C. McMunigal
Professor of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
28
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Leo M. Gordon
U.S. Court of International Trade
Webcast live
November 2016
Tuesday
1
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Matt Herndon, Chief Legal Officer & Vice President of Government Affairs Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
9
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation
Juscelino F. Colares, Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Law Associate Director, Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Avidan Y. Cover, Associate Professor of Law, Director, Institute for Global Security Law and Policy
Jonathan L. Entin, David L. Brennan Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science
Richard Gordon, Director of the Financial Integrity Institute Associate Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Professor of Law
B. Jessie Hill, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law
Joseph White, Luxenberg Family Professor of Public Policy Department of Political Science
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
11
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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5.5 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
16
November
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Saturday
19
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan Gordon, Professor of Law and Associate Director, LLM Lawyering Skills Program
Jean McQuillan, Assistant Professor of Law
Andrew Pollis, Professor of Law
Cassandra Burke Robertson, Professor of Law
2 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
February 2017
Friday
10
February
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal
Columnist, The New York Times
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner
Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance
Professor Business and Society
Center for Business and Human Rights
NYU Stern School of Business
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
22
March
2017
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Rebuilding Nation Building
Sponsor
The Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Symposium
APR 8, 2005
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

From the experience of post-colonial states in Asia and Africa to more recent experience in Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, Somalia, and Iraq, the conceptual clarity and goals of nation building have been difficult to achieve. Beyond the international recognition of what Benedict Anderson called an imagined community, what are the desirable features of the nation under construction, and what, if any, is the appropriate role of the international community in designing, financing, and building them? How should the government be chosen, and powers separated between branches, allocated between the center and the regions, or shared by competing ethnic or religious groups? What are the necessary tools of conflict resolution? How critical is the role of women? Is religion a divisive or unifying force? What is the role of the United States, the United Nations, or the international financial institutions? With a view to comparative experience, a candid look at Iraq, and perspectives on the future, this unique day-long symposium will bring several world-leading experts together to address these fundamental questions.
Speaker Information
Peter H. Schuck
Peter H. SchuckPeter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He has held this chair since 1984, and also served as Deputy Dean of the Law School. Prior to joining the Yale faculty in 1979, he was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (1977-79), Director of the Washington Office of Consumers Union (1972-77), and consultant to the Center for Study of Responsive Law (1971-72). He holds a B.A. from Cornell University, M.A. from Harvard University, J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a LL.M. from N.Y.U. Law School. His major fields of teaching and research are torts, immigration, citizenship, refugee law, and administrative law, and he has written on a broad range of public policy topics. He is a contributing editor to The American Lawyer, and has served as an arbitrator and as an expert witness. He was awarded a Harvard Graduate Prize Fellowship (1968-70), a Guggenheim Fellowship (1984-85), and a Fulbright Senior Fellowship to lecture in India (2004).

Linn Hammergren
Linn HammergrenLinn Hammergren is a Senior Public Sector Management Specialist in the World Bank, Latin America Regional Department, working in the areas of judicial reform and anti-corruption. Before coming to the Bank she spent 12 years managing Administration of Justice Projects for USAID in Peru, El Salvador, and Costa Rica, headed USAID's Regional Administration of Justice Project, and held a USAID Democracy Fellowship. She has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, and taught Latin American and Comparative Politics at Vanderbilt University (1974-81). Her research and publications focus on local politics and decentralization, administrative reform, judicial politics and reform, judicial corruption, and the politics of foreign assistance. Included are two books, The Politics of Justice and Justice Reform in Latin America: Peru in Comparative Perspective and Development and the Politics of Administrative Reform: Lessons from the Latin American Experience, and a series of studies for the World Bank on “users and uses of justice” in Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Brazil.

Sean Hagan
Sean HaganSean Hagan is General Counsel at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Prior to beginning work at the IMF, Mr. Hagan was in private practice, first in the New York office of Whitman and Ransom and subsequently in Tokyo at Masuda & Ejiri. Mr. Hagan received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and also holds a M.S. in International Economic Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.



Chibli Mallat
Chibli MallatChibli Mallat is EU Jean Monnet Professor in European Law at Université St. Joseph, Beirut, and director of its Centre d'Études sur l'Union Européenne, which was recognized in 2004 by the EU as "Centre of Excellence." He is also an international legal practitioner, and the principal at Mallat Law Offices. As legal counsel, Professor Mallat has litigated a number of known affairs, including the Sharon case in Brussels and the disappearance of Imam Musa Sadr in Libya. He established Indict in 1996, the international NGO that worked to bring Saddam Hussein and his aides to justice. As law professor in London, then in Beirut, he has published several works in European, American and Arab laws, including The Renewal of Islamic Law, Muhammad Baqer as-Sadr, Najaf and the Shi'i International (Cambridge UP, 1993) (Albert Hourani Prize of North America, 1994), The Middle East into the 21st Century (London 1996) and Democracy in America (Beirut, in Arabic 2001). Among his recent publications is a two-part article, "From Islamic to Middle Eastern Law: a Restatement of the Field," American Journal of Comparative Law (2003-2004), L'Union Européenne et le Moyen-Orient (ed.), Beirut and Brussels, 2004. He is currently working on a restatement of Kant's Treaty on Perpetual Peace.

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There is a fee for CLE credit for this event and registration is required.


Reception following symposium at the School of Law.

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