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Audio, video from past events

VIDEO: Legal Aspects of Investment in Three Emerging Markets China, India and the Middle East (Oct. 30, 2014)
Michael McMillen, Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP
Gurinder Singh, Auvera Legal PLLC
Vivian Wu, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Moderator – Bruce Thelen, Dickinson Wright

VIDEO: Current Issues in International Commercial Arbitration (Oct. 2, 2014)
Jack Coe, Pepperdine University School of Law
Jeremy Sharpe, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State
Abby Cohen Smutny, White & Case
Moderator – Fred Acomb, Miller Canfield
Moderator – Charles Brower, Wayne Law

An Experiment in United Nations Accountability: The Kosovo Human Rights Advisory Panel (March 31, 2014)
Christine Chinkin, London School of Economics and Political Science, member of Kosovo Human Rights Advisory Panel

The Security Council and Syria: The Case for Humanitarian Intervention (Feb. 12, 2014)
Carrie Booth Walling, author and human rights expert

International Summer Opportunities for Wayne Law Students (Nov. 13, 2013)
Wayne Law Professor Gregory Fox, director, Program for International Legal Studies

Constitutional Rights in the Age of the Security State (Nov. 12, 2013)
Hon. Andreas Paulus, Constitutional Court of Germany, Georg-August-University Göttingen

The Extra-Territorial Application of Human Rights Treaties (Nov. 5, 2013)
Marko Milanovic, University of Nottingham School of Law

Litigating Cases in the Inter-American Human Rights System (Oct. 28, 2013)
Stephanie Erin Brewer, international coordinator, Centro Prodh, Mexico City

What Is Extraterritorial Jurisdiction? (Oct. 23, 2013)
Anthony Colangelo, Southern Methodist University Law School

Doing Business with China: What Every American Lawyer Needs to Know (Oct. 2, 2013)
Peter Theut, founder, China Bridge, Ann Arbor

International Law and Drone Attacks Beyond Armed Conflict Zones (Sept. 23, 2013)
Mary Ellen O’Connell, University of Notre Dame Law School

The Future of Reform Movements in the Arab World (Sept. 6, 2013)
Haider Hamoudi, University of Pittsburgh Law School
Tarek Masoud, John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University
Mark Tessler, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan

Treaties in American Law: Retreating from International Commitments? (Sept. 20, 2012)

Keeping Foreign Law out of State Courts: the Movement to Ban Sharia and other International and Foreign Laws (Sept. 11, 2012)

The Consequences of the Eurozone Crisis (Oct. 17, 2011)
Henry Farrell, associate professor of political science and international affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

The Libya Intervention and Executive War Powers (Oct. 12, 2011)
Peter Spiro, Charles R. Weiner Professor of Law, Temple Law School

The General Assembly Resolution on Palestinian Statehood: What Does International Law Have to Say (Sept. 22, 2011)

Miranda rights for terrorism suspects? (Oct. 6, 2010)
Mark Denbeaux, professor and director of the Center for Policy and Research at Seton Hall Law School

In search of a just settlement of the Israel-Palestine conflict: The relevance of international law (Sept. 22, 2010)
Tom Farer, former dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and former president of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States

The Prospects for a New International Agreement on Climate Change (April 8, 2010)
Dan Bodansky, Emily and Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law at the University of Georgia Law School

Guantanamo: Learning from the Past to Confront the Future (March 9, 2010)
Jonathan Hafetz, National Security Project, American Civil Liberties Union

International Promotion of Democratic Government: the Strange Case of the 2009 Honduran Coup (Feb. 24, 2010)
Brad Roth of the Wayne Law faculty and Sharon Lean of the WSU Political Science Department

The Special Tribunal for Cambodia and the Future of International Criminal Law (Jan. 27, 2010)
Peter Hammer of the Wayne Law faculty and John Ciorciari of the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

Our System of Protecting the Rights of Persons Accused of Crimes (Nov. 20, 2009)
Wayne Law Professor Robert Sedler

After Gitmo: Obama Grapples with Preventive Detention (Nov. 11, 2009)
Scott Horton, contributing editor of Harper's Magazine and author of the No Comment blog

The International Court of Justice and Human Rights (Oct. 14, 2009)
Launch of the Program for International Legal Studies with keynote speaker Judge Bruno Simma of the International Court of Justice

Responding to the Swine Flu Pandemic: the Role of International Law (Sept. 30, 2009)  VIDEO
Professor Lance Gable

Other past events

A Year in Tahrir: The Future of the Arab Spring and its Implications in the U.S. (April 14, 2012)

Reform of International Financial Institutions (March 27, 2012)
Daniel Bradlow, professor, American University Washington College of Law and SARCHI Professor of International Development Law and African Economic Relations, University of Pretoria, South Africa

The Regulatory Turn in International Law (Feb. 22, 2012)
Jacob Katz Cogan, professor, University of Cincinnati College of Law

Finding Authority to Kill: Targeting Terrorism Suspects Under International Law (Feb. 2, 2012)
Monica Hakimi, assistant professor, University of Michigan Law School

Foreign Wars – The New Battleground in International Litigation (Nov. 3, 2011)
Peter Rutledge, professor, University of Georgia Law School

International Week at Wayne Law (Sept. 19 to 23, 2011)

Rules of engagement in counterinsurgency campaigns (March 2, 2011)
John Hutson, dean and president of the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)

U.S.-China Economic Law Conference (Feb. 11, 2011)
Academic experts and officials from North America, Europe and Asia analyze critical legal, regulatory and policy issues surrounding the world’s most important trade and investment relationship.

Protecting your intellectual property in a global marketplace (Feb. 10, 2011)
Representatives from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Commercial Service in a seminar designed to grow your export sales and protect your intellectual property overseas

U.S. ratification of the women's rights treaty: fabulous, horrendous or meaningless? (Jan. 26, 2011)
Julia Ernst, visiting associate professor at Georgetown University Law Center

The independence of Kosovo and self-determination in international law (Jan. 19, 2011)
Brad Roth, associate professor at Wayne Law and in WSU’s Department of Political Science

The new crime of aggression before the International Criminal Court (Nov. 3, 2010)
Sean D, Murphy, Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School

International Law Weekend 2010 Career Fair (Oct. 23, 2010)

The new strategic arms reduction treaty with Russia (Oct. 13, 2010)
Jeffrey Pryce, an attorney with Steptoe and Johnson LLP in Washington, D.C.

Prosecuting international crimes: the cases of Abu Ghraib and Chuckie Taylor (Sept. 9, 2010)
Christopher Graveline, assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Michigan

Restoring Faith in the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime: Why Treaty Rules Matter (April 6, 2010)
Deepti Choubey of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C.

Brown Bag Colloquium Series, featuring Andrew Port, associate professor from the History Department (Jan. 13, 2010)

Comprehensive Immigration Reform: The Situation of Undocumented Migrants in the United States and a Path to Legal Status (Nov. 18, 2009)

The Future of the International Criminal Court (Oct. 27, 2009)
Ambassador David Scheffer

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