Lectures and Events

Aspen Institute/Institute for Global Law Mixer

October 23, 2011

The Institute hosted a mixer for its student fellows to meet Aspen Institute 2009 seminar participants. They had 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.

International Law Careers Fair

October 20, 2011

The Institute hosted the American Society of International Law Careers Fair at New York Law School, open to all students.

Book Launch: Humanity’s Law

October 11, 2011

Prof. Ruti Teitel published a new book, Humanity’s Law (Oxford University Press).  Click here for press release and more information.

International Economic Law CLE

October 5, 2011

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.

New York Law School Faculty Workshop

September 27, 2011

Tai-Heng Cheng presented “Finality and Justice in ICSID Arbitration” the NYLS faculty workshop. Fellows who worked on the research attended the workshop.

New York City Area Working Group Meeting

September 27, 2011

The Institute hosted the inaugural 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 DebtHouman Shadab is a member of this Working Group.

Institute for International Law and Justice, New York University School of Law:  NYU Investment Law Forum

September 19, 2011

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.

Center for International Law and National University of Singapore Seminar: The Law of Military Force in a Time of Revolutions 

 

July 15, 2011

(Video Available Here)
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 

 

June 28, 2011

(Video Available Here)
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.

Reconsidering ICSID Awards

June, 2011
Wilmerhale Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London office

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

May 5-6, 2011
Leiden University-Campus, The Hague

Keynote: Conceptualizing ‘the Local’ in Transitional Justice

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.