Prof. Tai-Heng Cheng
has recently published a new book, When International Law Works: Realistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession (Oxford University Press, 2012).
for the link on Amazon.com.
October 23, 2011, Aspen Institute/Institute for Global Law Mixer
The Institute is hosting a mixer for its student fellows to meet Aspen Institute 2009 seminar participants. They will have an opportunity to meet with a 9th circuit judge, a New York appellate judge, a former U.S. Solictor General, partners of law firms, and heads of NGOs.
October 20, 2011, International Law Careers Fair
The Institute is helping to organize the American Society of International Law Careers Fair at New York Law School. All students are welcome.
Prof. Ruti Teitel
has just published a new book,
(Oxford University Press). Click
for press release and more information. Click
for information on Book Launch on October 11, 2011.
October 5, 2011 – International Economic Law CLE
Tai-Heng Cheng, with the help of the student fellows, conducted an online CLE on international economic law for the American Society of International Law, which 50 practitioners worldwide signed up for. We waived the fee for NYLS students, and several students joined the online class.
September 27 – New York Law School Faculty Workshop
Tai-Heng Cheng presented “Finality and Justice in ICSID Arbitration” the NYLS faculty workshop. Fellows who worked on the research attended the workshop.
September 27 – New York City Area Working Group Meeting
We hosted the inaurgural meeting of the New York City Area International Economic Law Working Group, which the student Fellows attended along with scholars, partners of major law firms and a chief judge. Rob Howse of NYU discussed a proposed arbitration center in New York, George Bermann of Columbia Law School, the Chief Rapporteur of the draft Restatement of International Commercial Arbitration gave a frank report of ongoing controversies about the draft restatement, and Odette Lineau of Cornell Law School presented her forthcoming book, Rethinking Sovereign Debt. Houman Shadab is a member of this Working Group.
Institute for International Law and
Justice, New York University School of Law: NYU Investment Law Forum
First session: September 19, 2011
Pollack Colloquium Room, Furman Hall 900
(245 Sullivan Street, New York, NY 10012),
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM (hors d’oeurvres at 5:15)
Speaker: Tai-Heng Cheng, Professor of Law, Co-Director, Institute for Global Law, Justice, and Policy, New York Law School.
Paper: "Finality and Justice in ICSID Arbitration"
Discussants: Ruth Wedgwood,
Burling Professor of International Law and Diplomacy and
Director, Program on International Law and Organizations, School of
Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Jose
Alvarez, New York University Law School.
Centre for International Law and National University of Singapore Seminar: The Law of Military Force in a Time of Revolutions (Video Available Here)
July 15, 2011 National University of Singapore Center for International Law
Panelist: Tai-Heng Cheng, Professor of Law, Co-Director, Institute for Global Law, Justice, and Policy, New York Law School
Chaired by Simon Chesterman, Vice Dean and Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore, and Global Professor and Director of the New York University School of Law Singapore Programme.
2011 ASIL Summer Associate Briefing Series: The Crossroads of Public and Private International Law (Video Available Here)
June 28, 2011 New York Law School
Panelists: Dr. Stephen Mathias, Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs of the United Nations; Tai-Heng Cheng, Professor of Law & Co-Director, Institute for Global Law, Justice, & Policy, New York Law School; Natalie Reid, Associate at Debevoise and Plimpton.
Chaired by Elizabeth Andersen, Executive Director and Vice President of ASIL.
Wilmerhale Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP Talk: Reconsidering ICSID Awards
June, 2011 London office of Wilmerhale
Panelist: Tai-Heng Cheng, Professor of Law & Director, Institute for Global Law, Justice, & Policy, New York Law School.
Chaired by: Dr. Maxi Scherer, Counsel at Wilmerhale Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP.
The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies Conference, Assessing the Impact of the International Criminal Court
Keynote: Conceptualizing 'the Local' in Transitional Justice
May 5-6, 2011 Leiden University-Campus, The Hague
Keynote Speaker: Ruti Teitel, Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law & Director, Institute for Global Law, Justice, and Policy, New York Law School.
American Society of International Law 105th Annual Meeting, Fragmentation of International Legal Orders and International Law: Ways Forward?
March 24, 2011 Ritz-Carlton, Washington D.C.
Moderator: Ruti Teitel, Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law & Director, Institute for Global Law, Justice, and Policy, New York Law School
Panelists: George A. Bermann, Columbia Law School; Jacob Katz Cogan, University of Cincinnati, College of Law; Nele Matz-Luck, Maz Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law; Mario Prost, Keele University, School of Law; Sahib Singh, Skadden Arps and the University of Vienna.
London School of Economics Global Governance Discussion, Global Civil Society and Transitional Justice; Actors, Roles, Implications
February 18, 2011 London School of Economics
Chair: Martin Albrow, Emeritus Professor of the University of Wales; Senior Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics.
Speakers: Ruti Teitel, Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law & Director, Institute for Global Law, Justice, and Policy, New York Law School; Dr. Iavor Rangelov, Global Security Research Fellow at LSE Global Goverance and Co-Chair of the London Transitional Justice Network.
Respondent: Walter Veirs, Regional Directoc, Central and Eastern Europe and Russia, C.S. Mott Foundation.
Constitutionalism in a New Key? International Conference, State Boundaries as a Normative Problem
January 29, 2011 WZB Social Science Research Center, Humboldt University of Berlin
Chair: Geir Ulfstein, Institutt for offentlig rett, Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo.
Panelists: Andreas Follesdal, Philosopher, Professor & Director of Research, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo; Rob Howse, Lloyd C. Nelson Professor of International Law, New York University School of Law; Ruti Teitel, Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law & Director, Institute for Global Law, Justice, and Policy, New York Law School; Jeremy Waldron, Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory, Oxford University Professor and Professor of Law, New York University; Neil Walker, Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations, LLB, PhD, University of Ediburgh.