Georgia Law 3L Chanel Chauvet begins term as Student President of International Law Students Association

Chanel Chauvet, a Dean Rusk International Law Center Student Ambassador and member of the J.D. Class of 2018 at the University of Georgia School of Law, has turned to social media to reach the global membership of the International Law Students Association, whom she now serves as 2017-18 Student President. In the YouTube video above,… Continue reading Georgia Law 3L Chanel Chauvet begins term as Student President of International Law Students Association

Celebrating grads & another great year

Just before University of Georgia School of Law students entered the Spring 2017 exam period, we at the law school’s Dean Rusk International Law Center took a moment to thank and congratulate the many students with whom we work. As listed below, nearly 50 of them will earn JD or LLM  degrees later this month.… Continue reading Celebrating grads & another great year

Washington week: Our Louis B. Sohn Fellows’ tour of D.C. monuments

During the 2017 American Society of International Law Annual Meeting earlier this month in Washington, D.C., members of our University of Georgia School of Law community took a break from volunteering to spend an evening touring the monuments on the National Mall. On the tour were Georgia Law students who traveled from our Athens campus… Continue reading Washington week: Our Louis B. Sohn Fellows’ tour of D.C. monuments

100 from around world to take part in IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday Conference on March 2 and 3 at Georgia Law

Delighted to announce that about a hundred scholars and practitioners in international law and related fields will participate in IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday Conference, to be hosted by the Dean Rusk International Law Center, University of Georgia School of Law, on March 2 and 3, 2017. The call for papers issued last autumn produced a trove… Continue reading 100 from around world to take part in IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday Conference on March 2 and 3 at Georgia Law

“Africa’s time”: Team members reflect on SE Model African Union summit

It’s our pleasure today to publish this post, jointly written by the Georgia Law team that last week was named Best Delegation at the Southeast Model African Union, and so is eligible to compete in the 35th annual national competition in February in Washington, D.C. The 6 students on the team each won individual achievement… Continue reading “Africa’s time”: Team members reflect on SE Model African Union summit

Toutes nos félicitations! Representing Niger, winning Georgia Law students headed to D.C. for Model African Union

Georgia Law students emerged victorious in last weekend’s Southeast Model African Union competition, hosted here in Athens by the University of Georgia African Studies Institute. Twenty-one teams from a dozen universities and colleges took part; we at the law school’s Dean Rusk International Law Center were proud cosponsors. The team won Best Delegation Award, and… Continue reading Toutes nos félicitations! Representing Niger, winning Georgia Law students headed to D.C. for Model African Union

Georgia Law students to compete in regional Model African Union rounds

A team of 6 Georgia Law students will represent the Republic of Niger in the 20th Annual Southeast Model African Union. Thanks to the leadership of the African Studies Institute at University of Georgia, the regional competition will be held here on campus Thursday through Saturday. The Dean Rusk International Law Center, University of Georgia… Continue reading Georgia Law students to compete in regional Model African Union rounds

How will current and future conflicts test 2016 ICRC Commentary?

It’s our pleasure today to publish this post by Chanel Chauvet, a member of the Georgia Law Class of 2018 who serves as a Student Ambassador at our Dean Rusk International Law Center. This past summer, Chanel (below left) completed a summer course on international humanitarian law at Leiden Law School’s Grotius Centre for International… Continue reading How will current and future conflicts test 2016 ICRC Commentary?

Georgia Law’s annual Advocate magazine features our Center

Very pleased that our Dean Rusk International Law Center is featured in the just-released Advocate, the annual magazine of the University of Georgia School of Law. Highlights of the volume include the May 2016 commencement address of alumna Sally Yates, now Deputy Attorney General of the United States, and much more. The article recounting our… Continue reading Georgia Law’s annual Advocate magazine features our Center

Experts in Hague consultation on ICC prosecutors’ draft Policy on Children

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Experts gathered this week from around the world for a wide-ranging consultation on the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor’s draft Policy on Children. In her Opening Remarks to Monday’s consultation, Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda explained: “This Policy, once finalised and adopted, will guide my Office in our ongoing efforts to… Continue reading Experts in Hague consultation on ICC prosecutors’ draft Policy on Children