Solving Global Problems

Solving Global Problems: Perspectives from International Law and Policy

Friday, April 12, 2013 at New York Law School

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Selected papers presented at the symposium will be published in a forthcoming issue of the New York Law School Law Review.

Videorecordings of the event are available on the Program page.  Photos from the event are available here.

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., followed by a wine and cheese reception.

This symposium explored solutions to contemporary global problems from the perspective of international law and policy.  Distinguished scholars from across the United States and overseas discussed pressing problems in areas of international law including environmental law, investment and trade law, the use of force, and human rights.  Each presentation was followed by a response from one or more commentators.  W. Michael Reisman, the Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, delivered the luncheon keynote address. Featured scholars also included Robert Howse (New York University School of Law), Ruti Teitel (New York Law School), and Dr. Tai-Heng Cheng (Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, New York Law School).

This event was sponsored by the Institute for Global Law, Justice & Policy at New York Law School, the American Society of International Law and the New York Law School Law Review.

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