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Feb 2011: Foreign State Immunity at Home and Abroad

Foreign State Immunity at Home and Abroad: Vanderbilt Transnational Law Symposium

The Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law sponsored a one-day symposium on Feb. 4, 2011, addressing “Foreign State Immunity at Home and Abroad.”  The Journal will publish scholarly articles related to the symposium beginning in the autumn of 2011.

Keynote Address:

  • “Foreign Official Immunity after Samantar: A U.S. Government Perspective.”
    Harold Hongju Koh, Legal Advisor of U.S. Department of State

The symposium included four panel discussions moderated by faculty in Vanderbilt’s International Legal Studies Program.

Panel One: Immunity in U.S. Courts after Samantar, moderated by Ingrid Wuerth, Vanderbilt Law School

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Panel Two: Head of State, Diplomatic, and Other Immunities, moderated by Ingrid Wuerth, Vanderbilt Law School

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Panel Three: State Immunity and Human Rights, moderated by Klint Alexander, Vanderbilt Law School

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Panel Four: The International Law of State Immunity and Its Development by National Institutions, moderated by Jacob Cogan, University of Cincinnati School of Law

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