A distinguished group of experts from academia, nonprofits, international organizations, industry, and private practice gathered in December to pay tribute to Basel University Professor Mark Pieth, the outgoing chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery, for his 25 years of service in that...
GW Law and the Washington Foreign Law Society co-sponsored a March panel discussion on the status of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement.  Coming on the heels of recent negotiating sessions, the discussions gave attendees up-to-date information on the proposed...
Members of the GW Law community gathered last fall to hear the lifetime impressions of Bruno Simma and Thomas Buergenthal, former judges of the International Court of Justice, in a program moderated by Professor Ralph Steinhardt. The event was co-sponsored by the GW International Law Society and...
The International Law in Domestic Courts Journal presented a program exploring “Advocacy Before International Tribunals” in January. The program featured Judge Charles Brower of the Iran–U.S. Claims Tribunal, GW Law faculty members Thomas Buergenthal, Sean D. Murphy, and Dinah L. Shelton...
Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary, awarded Dinah L. Shelton, the Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law at GW, the honorary title of Doctor Honoris Causa for her outstanding activity in the fields of human rights and environmental protection. 
The Rt. Hon. Lord Mance, justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, presented the 2014 Shulman Foundation Lecture hosted by the Inter-national and Comparative Law Program. At the April event, Lord Mance reflected on the first five years of the U.K.’s Supreme Court, which replaced...
GW Law hosted the fourth annual “Live from L” webcast with the U.S. State Department Office of the Legal Adviser in March.  This year’s panel discussion, which was co-sponsored by the ABA Section of International Law and the American Society of International Law, focused on the process by...
Can existing or contemplated treaties remain effective in an era of rapid change? What tools enable international lawyers to assist the international community in addressing this and related questions? 
The relationship between domestic courts and the international arbitral process varies around the world and is subject to much debate. Leading academics and practitioners met in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room last fall to consider how courts in leading arbitral jurisdictions approach this...
GW Law marked the release last October of the International Human Rights Clinic’s report “Comparative Law Study and Analyses of National Legislation Relating to Crimes Against Humanity and Extraterritorial Jurisdiction” with a discussion of steps that might be taken nationally and...
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