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Feb. 8, 2013: The Role of Non-State Actors in International Law Symposium

The Role of Non-State Actors in International Law: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law Symposium

The Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law sponsored a one-day symposium on February 8, 2013.  The Journal published scholarly articles related to the symposium in October 2013.

2013 Lucius Burch Memorial Lecturer and Keynote Address:

The symposium included three panel discussions moderated by faculty from Vanderbilt Law School.

Panel One: The Rights and Responsibilities of Non-State Actors, moderated by Ingrid Brunk Wuerth, Vanderbilt Law School

Panelists:

Panel Two: The Role of Non-State Actors in International Financial Regulation, moderated by Yesha Yadav, Vanderbilt Law School

Panelists:

  • Peter Kerstens, Counselor, E.U. Delegation to U.S.
  • Robert Peterson, Assistant Director, Office of International Affairs, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Manmohan Singh, International Monetary Fund

Panel Three: The International Legal Obligations of Non-State Actors, moderated by Vijay Padmanabhan, Vanderbilt Law School

Panelists:

  • Colonel Jeff Bovarnick, The Staff Judge Advocate, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
  • Geoffrey S. Corn, Professor of Law, South Texas School of Law
  • Peter Margulies, Professor of Law, Roger Williams Law School

 


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Coming up:

The Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law invites you to its 2015 Symposium, This is Not a Drill: Confronting Legal Issues in the Wake of International Disasters.

Recent and dire international disasters, both environmental and humanitarian, have left legacies not only of destruction and destitution, but also of an uncertain legal landscape. The Symposium will address current and pressing international-disaster-response topics. These will include environmental effects, disaster assistance, humanitarian assistance, and criminal processes and sanctions in the wake of various types of international disasters. Symposium participants will include leading scholars from across the country.

The 2015 Symposium will take place on Friday, February 13, 2015 at Vanderbilt Law School, 131 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203. A detailed schedule will be available soon.

For information on the 2015 Symposium, as well as past symposia hosted by the Journal, please visit the Symposium page.

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