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

International courts studied in new volume co-edited by Professor Cohen

Harlan Grant Cohen, the Gabriel M. Wilner/UGA Foundation Professor in International Law here at the University of Georgia School of Law, has just posted at SSRN “Introduction: Legitimacy and the Courts”, the opening segment of a forthcoming  Cambridge University Press volume. Institutions treated in subsequent chapters include the International Court of Justice, the World Trade… Continue reading International courts studied in new volume co-edited by Professor Cohen

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

Georgia Law alum co-authors commentary on US surveillance law

Gary Ashcroft, who earned his J.D. degree cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law just last year, has co-authored “Why Electronic Surveillance Reform is Necessary,” a commentary at Lawfare, a leading national security blog. The post, which is drawn from a longer version here, argues for reform of the FISA (Foreign Intelligence… Continue reading Georgia Law alum co-authors commentary on US surveillance law

Georgia Law alumnus, Professor Javier Dondé, returns as Visiting Scholar

We at the Dean Rusk International Law Center are delighted this week to host a distinguished Visiting Scholar: University of Georgia School of Law alumnus, Dr. Javier Dondé Matute. He earned his LL.M. degree from Georgia Law in 1998, and is now a Professor of International Criminal Law at Instituto Nacionale de Ciencias Penales (National… Continue reading Georgia Law alumnus, Professor Javier Dondé, returns as Visiting Scholar

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