Professor Harlan Cohen, Georgia Law’s newest chair in international law

Our new year begins with a new chaired professor in international law. Georgia Law Professor Harlan G. Cohen was named the inaugural holder of the Gabriel M. Wilner/UGA Foundation Professorship in International Law in a university press release issued just before the holiday break. Cohen has been a vital member of our international law curriculum since… Continue reading Professor Harlan Cohen, Georgia Law’s newest chair in international law

“Tension in globalization”: Professor Harlan G. Cohen on Britain’s EU vote

Among the University of Georgia experts offering comments on “Brexit,” the June 23 referendum by which Britons voted to leave the European Union by a margin of 52% to 48%, is Professor Harlan G. Cohen. Cohen, whose expertise includes global governance, foreign affairs law, and trade law, said: “After the Brexit vote, the one thing… Continue reading “Tension in globalization”: Professor Harlan G. Cohen on Britain’s EU vote

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?

D.C. bound, for ASIL Annual Meeting

Students, faculty, and staff at Georgia Law are heading this week to Washington, D.C. – members and Academic Partner of the American Society of International Law, bound for ASIL’s 110th Annual Meeting. It’s always a special time of year for us at the Dean Rusk International Law Center, given our long tradition with the Society… Continue reading D.C. bound, for ASIL Annual Meeting

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

Georgia Law’s International Law Colloquium returns for Spring 2017

The International Law Colloquium, a time-honored tradition at the University of Georgia School of Law, returns this spring semester with another great lineup of global legal experts. Led by our newest holder of an international law professorship, Harlan G. Cohen (prior posts), this 3-credit course consists of presentations of substantial works-in-progress on a variety of… Continue reading Georgia Law’s International Law Colloquium returns for Spring 2017

Center’s e-newsletter recaps last year, looks forward to great 2016-17 events

Very pleased to share the e-newsletter we at the Dean Rusk International Law Center mailed to our University of Georgia School of Law community and beyond. E-mail us ruskintlaw@uga.edu to request direct mailing of future editions. News from Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center Since last October, when we rededicated our Louis B. Sohn… Continue reading Center’s e-newsletter recaps last year, looks forward to great 2016-17 events

70 years ago, landmark international criminal law judgment at Nuremberg

This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of the Judgment of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg, a moment recorded in this New York Times front page: The judgment established that humans, and not only states, may be held responsible for violations of international law – a principle that the General Assembly endorsed in 1950. Recognition that… Continue reading 70 years ago, landmark international criminal law judgment at Nuremberg

“Humanity’s Common Heritage”: Georgia Law-ICRC conference on Geneva Conventions Commentaries

Humanity’s Common Heritage – norms codified in international humanitarian law treaties to which all countries of the world belong – will be the topic of a conference this Friday, September 23, at the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia. The conference title derives from this observation about those treaties, the four 1949… Continue reading “Humanity’s Common Heritage”: Georgia Law-ICRC conference on Geneva Conventions Commentaries

Global legal research online at SSRN

As 2015-16 nears its close, we mark one of the new partnerships on which we embarked this academic year. In October, we began posting news of our scholarship at the Dean Rusk International Law Center Research Papers, a series in the vast Legal Scholarship Network of SSRN, the Social Science Research Network. Our series highlights… Continue reading Global legal research online at SSRN