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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 is sponsoring a one-day symposium on February 8, 2013.  The Journal will publish scholarly articles related to the symposium in October 2013.

2013 Lucius Burch Memorial Lecturer and Keynote Address:

The symposium includes 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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We are pleased to announce the 2013-2014 VJTL New Members

Coming up:

The Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law hosted a symposium called “The Role of Non-State Actors in International Law” at Vanderbilt University Law School in February 2013.

The October issue of the Journal will showcase articles by distinguished symposium guests including:

  • Mr. Ian Smillie, “Blood Diamonds and Non-State Actors”
  • Professor Jean d’Aspremont, “Cognitive Conflicts and the Making of International Law from Empirical Concord to Conceptual Discord in Legal Scholarship”
  • Professor Peter J. Spiro, “Constraining Global Corporate Power: A Very Short Introduction”
  • Professor Suzanne Katzenstein
  • Professor Peter Margulies
  • Professor Harlan G. Cohen

 

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