Friday, January 2, 2009

AALS Annual Meeting - Your International Law Dance Card

Aalslogo The Association of American Law Schools holds its annual meeting next week in San Diego, California.   Here are some events of interest for international law professors:

Wednesday, January 7, 2008

10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.  Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues Across the Curriculum:  Breakout Session on Family Law, International Law, and Immigration Law.  Solana, South Tower/Level 1, San Diego Marriott Hotel

2:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Section on International Human Rights: New Voices in Human Rights.  Cardiff, South Tower/Level 3, San Diego Marriott Hotel

6:30 p.m.  Section on International Human Rights Business Meeting.  Torrance, South Tower/Level 4, San Diego Marriott Hotel

Thursday, January 8, 2008

7:00 to 8:30 a.m.  University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law Breakfast for International Faculties.  Cardiff, South Tower/Level 3, San Diego Marriott Hotel.

8:30 to 10:15 a.m.  Section on Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples, "New Directions for International Law and Indigenous Peoples."  Columbia 3, North Tower/Lobby Level, San Diego Marriott Hotel

4:00 to 5:45 p.m.  Section on Africa, Co-Sponsored by the Section on National Security Law.  "Economic Development in Africa."   Torrance, South Tower/Level 4, San Diego Marriott Hotel

4:00 to 5:45 p.m.  Section on Graduate Programs for Foreign Lawyers.  "The Change Role of U.S. Graduate Programs for Foreign Lawyers."  Santa Rosa, South Tower/Level 1, San Diego Marriott Hotel

Friday, January 9, 2009

7:00 to 8:30 a.m.  JOINT BREAKFAST of the Sections on Africa, Comparative Law, International Human Rights, International Law, International Legal Exchange, Graduate Programs for Foreign Lawyers, and North American Cooperation.  Santa Rosa, South Tower/Level 1, San Diego Marriott.  This is a ticketed event - buy a ticket when you check in at the registration center if you forgot to order in advance!

7:30 to 8:30 a.m.  ASIL Teaching International Law Interest Group Breakfast.  Torrey 2 Room (Lobby Level, North Tower), San Diego Marriott.  This is a free event, so if you don't have a ticket to the Joint Int'l Law Breakfast above, please come join us.

8:30 to 10:15 a.m.  Section on Environmental Law.  "Environmental Justice on the U.S.-Mexico Border."  Mariana Salon D, South Tower/Level 3, San Diego Marriott

10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.  Section on Law, Medicine, and Health Care.  "Comparative Health Law: What Can the U.S. Learn from Other Countries?"  Columbia 2, North Tower/Lobby Level, San Diego Marriott Hotel

10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.  Section on Torts and Compensation Systems.  "Foreign Tort Law: Beyond Europe."  Program to be published int eh Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law.  San Diego Salon A, North Tower/Lobby Level, San Diego Marriott Hotel

1:30 to 3:15 p.m.  Section on Conflict of Laws.  "Choice of Law Reforms in the EU."  Columbia 2, North Tower/Lobby Level, San Diego Marriott Hotel

1:30 to 3:15 p.m.  Section on Immigration Law.  "Crossing Borders, Creating Borders: Nations, Migrants, and Constructions of Law."  San Diego Salon A, North Tower/Lobby Level, San Diego Marriott Hotel.

3:30 to 5:15 p.m.  Section on International Law.  "Taking International Law Seriously: Will the United States Abide by International Law that is a Law of Rules?"  Mariana Salon D, South Tower/Level 3, San Diego Marriott Hotel.   Business Meeting at Program Conclusion.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  AALS Reception for Legal Educators from Law Schools Outside the United States.  Carlsbad, South Tower/Level 3, San Diego Marriott Hotel.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Committee on International Cooperation Program.  "The Role of Law Schools in the Promotion of Human Rights and Legal and Curricular Reform Abroad."  San Diego Salon B, North Tower/Lobby Level, San Diego Marriott Hotel.

There are many other events of interest, of course.  The AALS Annual Meeting is a rich and rewarding experience.  See you all in San Diego!

Mark E. Wojcik, The John Marshall Law School-Chicago

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