Institute for International Law and Public Policy

 

 

 

Institute Past Events 2006 - 2007

Demonstrating a commitment to international legal scholarship, Temple Law School and its Institute for International Law and Public Policy host a yearly colloquium series through which top international legal academics present substantial works-in-progress to the law school community.

International Law Colloquium

Paul Berman, University of Connecticut School of Law
"Seeing Beyond the Limits of International Law"
Discussant: Professor David Hoffman

Bill Burke-White, University of Pennsylvania Law School
"Rethinking the Bargain"
Discussant: Professor Rafael Porrata-Doria

David Zaring, Washington & Lee University School of Law
"Choice of Form in International Administration"
Discussant: Professor Craig Green

Oona Hathaway, Yale Law School
"International Law and Domestic Sovereignty"
Discussants: Professors Jaya Ramji-Nogales and Henry Richardson

Joost Paulwelyn, Duke Law School
"Optimal Protection of International Law"
Discussant: Professor Howard Chang (University of Pennsylvania)

David Luban, Georgetown University Law Center
"Fairness to Rightness: Jurisdiction, Legality, and the Legitimacy of International Criminal Law"
Discussant: Dean Robert Reinstein

Catherine Powell, Fordham University School of Law
"Tinkering with Torture in the Aftermath of Hamdan: Testing the Relationship between Internaitonalism and Constitutionalism"
Discussant: Dean Robert Reinstein

Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series

David Luban, Georgetown University Law Center
"The Legitimacy of International Criminal Law"

Brown-Bag Discussion Series

Dr. John Howe, University of Melbourne, Australia
"The International Labour Organisation as a Model of Responsive Regulation"

 Professor Andrew Lang, London School of Economics Law Faculty
"Knowledge, Norms and Network Effects: How the Trade Regime Reshapes the International Order"

Judge Song Jianli, Supreme People's Court, People's Republic of China
"Chinese Judiciary: Current Reforms and Challenges"

Dr. Oren Perez, Visiting Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
"Purity Lost: The Paradoxical Face of the New Transnational Legal Body"

Tom Ginsburg, University of Illinois College of Law
"The Lifespan of Written Constitutions"

Kara Abramson, Congressional-Executive Commission on China
"China's Muslim Communities and Policies and Regulations on Religion"

Current Developments in International Relations Lecture Series

Simulcast: Guantanamo

Temple's Institute for International Law and Public Policy hosted a series of events exploring the detention of prisoners at Guantanamo.

(1) Simulcast series of panels and speakers that participated in a nation-wide teach-in on Guantanamo. The teach-in involved more than 200 law schools across the country, as well as numerous other colleges and universities.

(2) The Institute also hosted a debate on Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the landmark Supreme Court decision on military commissions at Guantanamo. Temple professors Craig Green, Phoebe Haddon, Mark Rahdert, and Peter Spiro discussed the case's implications for the war on terror and executive power. Professor Jaya Ramji-Nogales moderated.

(3) At 4:00, the Institute hosted several local attorneys who represented Guantanamo detainees. Speakers will include Shawn Nolan and Cristi Charpentier, of the Federal Defender Office; Judith Brown Chomsky, of the Law Office of Judith Brown Chomsky; and Peter Ryan, of Dechert LLP. Temple Law student Lauren Elfant moderated.

Panel: "Justice without Borders: Cambodia and other Hybrid Tribunals"

Panelist:

Bill Burke-White, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Roger Clark, Rutgers (Camden) Law School
Laura Dickinson, Visiting Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School
Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Panel: "The Supreme Court, Detainees and the War on Terror: Debating Hamdan"

Panelists:

Craig Green, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Phoebe Haddon, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Mark Rahdert, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Peter Spiro, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Panel: “HIV/AIDS Advocacy in China

Dr. Wan Yan Hai
Katie Krauss, Act-Up
Sara (Meg) Davis, Asia Catalyst
Lu Jiefeng

Delaware International Law Day IV

Delaware Valley International Law Day IV is designed to provide to international law faculty in the tri-state area the opportunity to exchange ideas about their scholarship as well as to promote dialogue on emerging international legal issues. The one-day event consisted of a series of presentations by faculty members from area law schools.

Keynote Speaker: Paul Stephan "Contract Theory and International Law"

 

Past Institute Events

2012 - 2013
2011 - 2012
2010 - 2011
2009 - 2010
2008 - 2009
2007 - 2008
2006 - 2007
2005 - 2006
2004 - 2005
2003 - 2004
2002 - 2003
2001 - 2002