Judge Rosalyn Higgins on Her Term as President of the International Court of Justice

Judge Rosalyn Higgins, the outgoing President of the International Court of Justice (2006-2009) and member of the Court since 1995, recently spoke at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the Jessup 50th Anniversary Celebration. She offered insights on role of the ICJ, changes within the court, and the […]

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Call for Papers: ISGIG 2009 Global Information Governance and the Internet of the Future

The Internet of the Future is the theme of the Second International ICST Symposium on Global Information Governance (ISGIG) to be held 15-17 September 2009 in Prague, Czech Republic. Legal researchers, academicians, practitioners, and others are invited to submit original papers describing new research, applications, or case studies. Encouraged topics include national and regional frameworks […]

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Call for Papers: Law, Innovation, and Growth

The Kauffman Foundation Legal Institute has launched a major, multi-year initiative to support research and writing on legal subjects relating to innovation and economic growth. Several sessions at the Institute will be devoted to discussing working papers or draft manuscripts. The Institute solicits abstracts, outlines, or actual working papers by scholars seeking to present and […]

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ASIL Annual Grotius Lecture: International Environmental Law and a Green Economy with Achim Steiner

Achim Steiner, the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), delivered the Annual Grotius Lecture on 25 March 2009 at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (ASIL). His lecture, titled “Focusing on the Good or the Bad: What Can International Environmental Law Do to Accelerate The Transition Towards […]

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