Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Congratulations to Professor Sean Murphy who has been nominated by the United States to the United Nations' International Law Commission (ILC). Professor Murphy is the Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. More information about Professor Murphy may be found on his faculty webpage. The American Society of International Law, of which Professor Murphy has been an active member, is holding a reception in honor of Professor Murphy at its headquarters in Washington, DC on September 7, 2011.
The UN General Assembly established the ILC in 1947 to encourage the progressive development of international law and its codification. More information regarding the ILC may be found on its website.