Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Food will be served.
Friday, February 18, 2000:
Topic: Ten Years of Freedom:
The Rule of LAw and the Free Market Economy in Poland
When: February 18, 2000
8:00 A.M. (registration , coffee)
Presentations 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
February 11: $49
At the door: $79
Optional Lunch: $20
To register or for more information contact:
Professor Richard Warner
Chicago-Kent College of Law
(312)906-5114 (Jennifer Ellis, secretary)
Register over the Web at:
Thursday, December 2nd:
Current Issues in the Middle East Peace Process
and Policy Initiative and the Consulate General of Israel cosponsored a
featuring Yehuda Blum. Yehuda Blum is the Hersch Lauterpatcht Professor
Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Professor Blum
as Law Clerk to the late Justice Goitein of the Israel Supreme Court,
professor at Hebrew University since 1965, writing widely on international
Professor Blum also served as Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations
and was on the negotiating team that led the Camp David Accords.
Blum's presentation he shared observations on the major issues facing
Tuesday, November 16th:
Topic: GLAPI GENERAL
Representatives from each
of the following organizations presented information about their
Each group focused on opportunities available for student participation
in international law.
Colloquium of International Law
International Law Students Association
International Moot Court Honor Society
Refugee & Asylum Law Externship I.P.R.O
War Crimes Documentation I.P.R.O
Thursday, November 11,
Establishing the Rule of Law in Kosovo: The
Challenges of Building a Democratic
discussion examined current efforts in Kosovo to create a functioning judiciary,
framework, and a police force that respects individual liberties.
The panel included
Schuler, who served as a NATO lawyer in Bosnia and teaches a seminar on
policing, and Chicago-Kent's assistant
dean, Charles Rudnick, who just returned
two month in Kosovo, where he was coordinating a legal reconstruction program
Tuesday, November 9, 1999
Topic: CUBA: Human Rights Abuse & U.S. Embargo
The co-sponsored event with Amnesty International featured Luis Zunig who
was a political
prisoner in Cuba for 19 years and served on the United Nations
Commission for Human
Rights f rom 1989-1998.
Mr Zunig spoke to students and faculty about the current human
and trade issues in Cuba.
Moderated by Professor Bart Brown.
Thursday, November 4, 1999:
Topic: The Danger
of Landmines: Experiences of the Bosnia & Herzegovina Demining
In this public discussion and luncheon,
the leadership of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Demining Commission discussed
with students, faculty and area leaders the impact of landmines in their
country and explained the Commission's efforts to rid Bosnia and Herzegovina
of these terrible devices.
Wednesday , November 3, 1999:
Topic: Russia in Transition: Overview of Current
Dr. Irina Bogdanovskaia of the Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy
of Science, is a leading scholar on comparative law in Russia. Currently
a visiting scholar at Georgetown, she spent three days at Chicago-Kent
as the guest of the Global Law and Policy Policy Initiative and the Institute
for Science, Law and Technology. During Dr. Bogdanoviskaia stay
GLAPI hosted a luncheon in which she discussed the current constitutional
development in Russia with students and faculty of Chicago-Kent.