Remembering recent Georgia Law visit by Judge Patricia Wald (1928-2019)

Over the last decade it was my honor on occasion to invite Judge Pat Wald to join in a project, to contribute a writing or to speak at an event. Invariably she accepted with the same wry caveat: “Yes, if I am still here by then.” Happily she always was still “here,” enlivening every project… Continue reading Remembering recent Georgia Law visit by Judge Patricia Wald (1928-2019)

Student editors create online platform for 48-year-old Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law

It’s our pleasure today to publish this post by Victoria Aynne Barker, pictured above at bottom right, who will receive her J.D. degree tomorrow as part of the University of Georgia School of Law commencement. Victoria’s distinguished law student career includes service as the 2017-18 Editor-in-Chief of the 48-year-old Georgia Journal of International and Comparative… Continue reading Student editors create online platform for 48-year-old Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law

Pride of place: Georgia Law’s international law curriculum and initiatives rank No. 15 in US News

Delighted to share the news that the just-released 2019 US News rankings place our international law curriculum here at the University of Georgia School of Law at No. 15 in the United States. We’re situated just below UCLA and Stanford, just above Northwestern and the University of Texas, and 3 slots higher than last year.… Continue reading Pride of place: Georgia Law’s international law curriculum and initiatives rank No. 15 in US News

“The Next Generation of International Trade Agreements”: September 18 Georgia Law conference to feature trade law scholars, practitioners

“The Next Generation of International Trade Agreements” is the timely title of this year’s annual conference organized by the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law and Dean Rusk International Law Center, University of Georgia School of Law. Set for Monday, September 18, 2017, the daylong conference will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Center.… Continue reading “The Next Generation of International Trade Agreements”: September 18 Georgia Law conference to feature trade law scholars, practitioners

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law kicks off 2017–2018

Monday was orientation day for the students who’ll work on the 46th volume of the Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law here at the University of Georgia School of Law. Editor-in-Chief Victoria Barker reports that at orientation, the GJICL Editorial Board (pictured above) heard from Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge about the importance of… Continue reading Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law kicks off 2017–2018

Digital Commons upload extends reach of scholarship in Georgia Law journals

The Alexander Campbell King Law Library at the University of Georgia School of Law recently celebrated the upload, to the Digital Commons Repository, of all back issues of two of the law school’s reviews: ► The Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, started in 1971 as a student initiative supported by former U.S. Secretary… Continue reading Digital Commons upload extends reach of scholarship in Georgia Law journals

Distinguished alumnus Jean-Marie Henckaerts joins our Center Council

Honored to announce that one of our distinguished international law alumni, Dr. Jean-Marie Henckaerts, has become a member of our Dean Rusk International Law Center Council. Henckaerts earned his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree here at the University of Georgia School of Law in 1990. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, Henckaerts is Legal Adviser in the… Continue reading Distinguished alumnus Jean-Marie Henckaerts joins our Center Council

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

ICRC survey: persons who have experienced war most value laws regulating armed conflict

People who’ve actually experienced war place greater value on regulating warfare than those who haven’t. That appears to be one thought-provoking takeaway from People on War: Perspectives from 16 Countries, a report that the International Committee of the Red Cross released this morning. More than 17,000 persons – in Afghanistan, China, Colombia, France, Iraq, Israel,… Continue reading ICRC survey: persons who have experienced war most value laws regulating armed conflict

Between the Law of Force and the Law of Armed Conflict

“Between the Law of Force and the Law of Armed Conflict” by Adil Ahmad Haque, originally published on Just Security Blog on October 13, 2016. We are grateful for permission to reprint this as part of our series inspired by “Humanity’s Common Heritage,” our recent conference on the 2016 ICRC Commentary on the First Geneva… Continue reading Between the Law of Force and the Law of Armed Conflict