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International Law Weekend 2011: October 20-22, 2011

NEW: To view the official schedule for the conference, click here.

 

 

 

On October 20-22, 2011, the American Branch of the International Law Association and the International Law Students Association will present its annual International Law Weekend in New York, in conjunction with the 90th annual meeting of the American Branch.  

ILW 2011 will bring together hundreds of practitioners, professors, members of the governmental and non-governmental sectors and students. It will feature numerous panels, distinguished speakers, receptions, and the Branch’s annual meeting. ILW 2011 will take place at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York on October 20, 2011, and at Fordham University School of Law on October 21 and 22. The overall theme of ILW 2011 is “International Law and National Politics.”

This year’s three-day conference will explore the intersection of international rules and norms and domestic politics and policymaking.To what extent do international standards influence the application and interpretation of national law including complementary or countervailing policies sought by domestic policymakers, non-governmental actors and/or civil society? Expert panels and discussion sessions will examine these and other issues with regard to such diverse areas as human rights and humanitarian intervention, national security, immigration, trade, labor, health care and the environment.

The Co-CAssociation of the Bar of the City of New Yorkhairs of ILW 2011 are Professor Martin S. Flaherty (mflaherty17@yahoo.com), Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham University School of Law, Sahra Diament of the United Nations – Office of Legal Affairs (diament@un.org), and Jill Schmieder Hereau (jshereau@ilsa.org), Program Coordinator at the International Law Students Association.

 

For more information regarding registration, accomodations, and official sponsors, feel free to visit the International Law Students Association page and the American Branch of the International Law Association page.


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