Wayne State University

Audio, video from past events

Sept. 6, 2013
"The Future of Reform Movements in the Arab World"

Sept. 20, 2012
"Treaties in American Law: Retreating from International Commitments?”

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

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

March 27, 2012
“Reform of International Financial Institutions”
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sept. 19-23, 2011
International Week at Wayne Law

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

Feb. 11, 2011
U.S.-China Economic Law Conference
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.

Feb. 10, 2011
"Protecting your intellectual property in a global marketplace"
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

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

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

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

Oct. 23, 2010
International Law Weekend 2010 Career Fair

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

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

Sept. 22, 2010
"In search of a just settlement of the Israel-Palestine conflict: The relevance of international law"
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nov.11, 2009
"After Gitmo: Obama Grapples with Preventive Detention"
Scott Horton, contributing editor of Harper's Magazine and author of the No Comment blog
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Oct. 27, 2009
"The Future of the International Criminal Court”
Ambassador David Scheffer

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

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

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