2015-2016 Colloquia and Distinguished Speaker Series

Each year, the Center for International And Comparative Law invites distinguished speakers to speak on relevant topics. Students from any law school, alumni, and the legal community are invited to attend.

Spring 2016

Defending the International Legal Profession: The Rule of Law At-Risk

Professor Robert Lutz, Southwestern Law School

February 23, 2016 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Speaker:
Professor Robert Lutz, Southwestern Law School

Location:
Room 2A

Careers in International Law Panel

William Gay Michael Newman

Margrette Francisco Jeff Shields

Ismael Bautista Jr.

March 15, 2016 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by State Bar of California’s Section on International Law

Moderator:
William Gay, Partner, Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Panelists:
Michael Newman, Partner, Daar Newman, International Business Litigation, California State Bar International Law Section Executive Committee

Margrette Francisco, In-House Counsel, The Marvin Group, California State Bar International Law Section Executive Committee

Jeff Shields, Partner, Shields Law Offices, International Business Litigation

Ismael Bautista Jr., Associate, Arent Fox, International Litigation, Chair of LACBA’s International Law Section

Location:
Room 1

Casinos at the End of the World

Professor I. Nelson Rose, Whittier Law School

March 29, 2016 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Speaker:
Professor I. Nelson Rose, Whittier Law School

Location:
Room 2A


Fall 2015

Current Topics in International & Comparative Law

Whittier Law School Professor David Welkowitz Whittier Law School Professor Peter Reich Whittier Law School Professor Thomas Kelch

Whittier Law School Professor Stewart Chang Whittier Law School Professor Manoj Mate Whittier Law School Professor Seval Yildirim

September 22, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Speakers:
Panel featuring Whittier Law School Professors David Welkowitz, Peter Reich, Tom Kelch, Stewart Chang and Manoj Mate. Moderated by Professor Seval Yildirim.

Location: Room 1

Does the U.S. Government Oppose Asian Investment?

Professor Timothy Webster, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

September 29, 2015 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Speaker:
Professor Timothy Webster
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Location: Conference Room 2A

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights and Amnesty

Professor Wayne Sandholtz, John A. McCone Chair in International Relations and Professor of International Relations and Law, University of Southern California

October 29, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Speaker:
Wayne Sandholtz
John A. McCone Chair in International Relations and Professor of International Relations and Law
University of Southern California

Location: Conference Room 2A