Thursday, January 8, 2009
Two more days left of the AALS Conference! Here's a reminder of international law events of interest
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