Mar. 29, 2022—UC Davis scholar Karima Bennoune's talk is the 2022 Victor S. Johnson Lecture. Bennoune holds the Homer G. Angelo and Ann Berryhill Endowed Chair in International Law at UC Davis Law School. Her talk begins at 12:30 p.m. Thurs., March 31, and is free and open to the public.
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Mar. 24, 2022—Nickolas Mack '22 will moderate the discussion. Burstein is an internaitonal recognized expert in design patents.
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Mar. 23, 2022—Warnock is an associate with Covington in Washington, D.C. The team shc supported successfully won an order on provisional measures on behalf of Ukraine from the International Court of Justice.
Mar. 15, 2022—Congress is considering a resolution to investigate the Russian invaders of Ukraine for possible war crimes. In an email interview with CNN Opinion, conduct of hostilities expert Mike Newton argues that such an investigation is justified due to Russia's attacks on civilians.
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Mar. 8, 2022—Yadav told CBS MoneyWatch that "it's unlikely Russia can use crypto to evade sanctions" because the blockchain cannot convert cryptocurrency into rubles fast enough to prop up an economy the size of Russia's. Yadav is an expert in international financial regulation.
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Feb. 25, 2022—Wuerth is a leading scholar of foreign affairs and serves on the State Department's Advisory Committee on the American Law Institute's Restatement (Fourth) on U.S. Foreign Relations Law. In this Lawfare post, she states: "Russia's invasion of Ukraine violates Article 2(4) of the U.N. Charter, which prohibits the use of force against the territorial integrity of another state."
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Dec. 22, 2021—Newton's work with Iraqi judges is funded by a grant from the U.S. State Department. The goal is to help Iraqi courts prosecute ISIS and process counterrorism cases in accordance with international human rights norms. The article quotes Practice Lab students Emily Webb '22 and Cait Martins '22, who worked to develop a 300-page manual to support the casework of attorneys in international criminal tribunals.
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Dec. 16, 2021—Meyer is serving as counsel of record for the senators, whose brief urges the Supreme Court to grant certiori in the case and reverse a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decision to sustain a Trump administration decision to double national security tariffs on steel imports from Turkey.
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Dec. 14, 2021—"How this Vanderbilt law professor and his student are helping Iraqis handle thousands of ISIS cases," an article by Mariah Timms, appeared in the Dec. 13, 2021, edition of The Tennessean. Timms' article profiles Newton's work helping Iraqi judges rebuild their nation's court system and prosecute a backlog of ISIS cases, some involving genocide charges.
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Nov. 17, 2021—The AJIL, which is published by the American Society of International Law, is the world’s preeminent peer-reviewed international law journal. Wuerth will share the appointment with co-editor-in-chief Monica Hakimi of Michigan Law.
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Nov. 11, 2021—Meyer spoke on "Investment Law and the Future of International Energy Governance." Wuerth's talk was titled "Reinvesting in the Legitmacy and Fundamental Principles of Customary International Law." Newton's talk address "Renewing and Improving the United States' Relationship with the International Criminal Court."
Aug. 24, 2021—Ryan is one of 16 FASPE Ethics Fellows chosen for the program, which examines the conduct of lawyers in Nazi-occupied Europe as a way to reflect on legal ethics today.
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