International Week at American University – Washington, DC

The Washington College of Law (American University) is holding its 2nd Annual International Week with events for students and the larger community.

Munching on Human Rights: An Introduction to Human Rights and the Treaty Reporting Process. Sept. 11, 2008 (12:00PM-1:20PM). Aimed at 1Ls.

Countering Terrorism Through Domestic and International Targeted Sanctions: A Rule of Law Perspective. Sept. 15, 2008 (9:30am – 5:30pm). Registration is free but is required. If CLE is requested (4.5 credits), the cost is $55.

World Bank’s Legal Approach and Policies Towards Millennium Development Goals Lunch Presentation. Sept. 16 (12:00PM)

Nuts and Bolts of Human Rights Work: War Stories (and More) From the Field. Sept. 17 (12:00PM)

Justice, Gender, and Sexuality in Latin America. Sept. 17 (2:00PM) 6th Floor Lounges, Washington College of Law

Oxfam Hunger Banquet: Trade and Investment in Food Stuffs During a Global Food Crisis. Sept. 18 (12:00PM)

“Contemporary International Law: Empire of Law or the Law of Empire?” 2nd Annual ILSP Lecture on International law: Lecturer Jose Alvarez, Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, Columbia University. Sept. 18, 2008 (5:30pm)

Looking Past Guantanamo: Are New Concepts Needed for Terrorist-Related Detentions? Sept. 19, 2008 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm). This conference advances conversation on global counterterrorism by asking whether the law enforcement and international humanitarian law models are able to theoretically address the unique characteristics of international terrorism or whether new concepts are needed. Registration is free but is required. If CLE is requested (4.5 credits), the cost is $55.