Center for International Law

What’s happening at the Center for International Law

Wednesday, April 20, 2016: C.V. Starr Lecture – The Economics of Rights: Does the Right to Counsel Increase Crime?

  • Lecture Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Reception Time: 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Location: W-203
  • CLE credit: Available at no charge.
  • RSVP: For more information and registration, click here.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016: Workshop – 125 Years of International Law: Looking Back and Moving Forward

  • Workshop Time: 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Reception Time: 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Location: W-203
  • CLE credit: Available at no charge.
  • RSVP: For more information and registration, click here.

Thursday, February 18, 2016: The 2016 Otto L. Walter Lecture – “Building an International Rule of Law” to be delivered by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel

  • Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Location: Events Center (Second Floor)
  • CLE credit: Available at no charge.
  • RSVP: For more information and registration, click here.

Thursday, February 4, 2016: C.V. Starr Lecture – Disaster Law, or the Attorney as Superhero

  • Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Location: W-203
  • CLE credit: Available at no charge.
  • RSVP: For more information and registration, click here.

Monday, December 14, 2015: The Italian publisher Editoriale Scientifica has released Immigrazionee Diritto Alla Cittadinanza Immigration and Right to Nationality which was co-edited by Professor Lloyd Bonfield and three Italian professors. (It appears as Volume 17 in their series Jus Gentium Europaeum.) Professor Bonfield has an article in the volume entitled “Give me Your Wealthy: Immigration Policy Late Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Century England.”


Monday, December 7, 2015: It is with a heavy and sad heart that the Center for International Law announces the passing away of a friend and colleague, Professor Zuhayr A. Moghrabi. [New York Times obituary]


Monday, November 16, 2015: C.V. Starr Lecture: Governance – A New Frontier for International Lawyers

  • Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Location: W-202
  • CLE credit: Available at no charge.
  • RSVP: For more information and registration, click here.

September 10, 2015: Lunchtime Lecture: Contractual Practice and Dispute Resolution Culture in Japan

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W-120
  • Lunch: Will be served for free.
  • For more information and registration, click here.

July 6, 2015: The New York Times published a letter-to-the-editor written by Michael Rhee – the Associate Director of the Center for International Law – on how political considerations affect the creation and enforcement of international law. To read it, click here.


July 1, 2015: The Spring/Summer 2015 issue of The International Review – the award-winning and only newsletter in America that explains contemporary international and comparative law topics in plain English – is now available. Please click on the image below.

CIL Newsletter Spring_Summer_MEDIUM


April 22, 2015: Professor Lloyd Bonfield, Director of the Center for International Law, is quoted in “Birth of a nation? Czech pol claims to have established new country in no-man’s land.” [Fox News]