International Law Society sponsors symposium

International Law Society logo International Law Society sponsors symposium
Notre Dame Law School’s International Law Society presents its first annual symposium titled “Reflections on a Global Crisis: Current Issues in International Law and Economics” on Friday, April 9 at 1:00 p.m. in Eck Hall of Law. The symposium, which takes place in the McCartan Courtroom, brings scholars and students together to discuss legal perspectives on the global economic crisis.

Panelists include Notre Dame Professor of Law Mary Ellen O’Connell, who will speak on “Resolving International Economic Disputes and the International Economic Crisis,” and Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Sungjoon Cho, who will discuss “The Recent WTO Doha Round Negotiation and its Domestic/International Implications.” Cornell Professor of Law Robert Hockett and Valparaiso University Professor of Law Faisal Kutty will also participate. The event will be moderated by Sean O’Brien, assistant director for the Center for Civil and Human Rights at Notre Dame Law School.

The International Law Society is a student organization that strives to create and maintain awareness of issues in international law by inviting distinguished speakers to the Law School and providing information to students interested in the field.

The event is free and open to the public.