Sunday, January 15, 2012

Upcoming Symposium: Our Courts and the World: Transnational Litigation and Civil Procedure

On Friday, February 3, 2012, Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles and the Southwestern Journal of International Law are hosting a symposium titled Our Courts and the World: Transnational Litigation and Civil Procedure.  The purpose of the symposium is to explore issues related to transnational litigation.   

Panelists include (in alphabetical order):

  • Samuel P. Baumgartner, Professor of Law, University of Akron School of Law
  • Vaughan Black, Professor of Law, Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law
  • Gary B. Born, Partner, WilmerHale, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
  • Stephen B. Burbank, David Berger Professor for the Administration of Justice, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Montré D. Carodine, Associate Professor of Law, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Donald Earl Childress III, Associate Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Paul R. Dubinsky, Associate Professor of Law, Wayne State University Law School
  • Allan Ides, Christopher N. May Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • Thomas Orin Main, Professor of Law, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • Erin O’Hara O’Connor, Professor of Law and Director of Graduate Studies, Law & Economics PhD Program, Vanderbilt Law School
  • Cassandra Burke Robertson, Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Linda J. Silberman, Martin Lipton Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
  • Linda Sandstrom Simard, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School
  • Adam N. Steinman, Professor of Law and Michael J. Zimmer Fellow, Seton Hall University School of Law
  • Janet Walker, Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School      
  • Rhonda Wasserman, Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of  Law                                                                             

Moderators include:

  • William E. Thomson, Partners, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • James H. Broderick, Jr., Partner, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP
  • Marcus S. Quintanilla, Counsel, O’Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Ray D. Weston Jr., Vice President and General Counsel, Taco Bell Corp.

Symposium Co-Chairs:

  • Austen Parrish, Professor of Law and Vice Dean, Southwestern Law School
  • Christopher A. Whytock, Acting Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California, Irvine

The symposium is co-sponsored by the American Society of International Law, the Junior International Law Scholars Association (JILSA), the Los Angeles County Bar Association -  International Law Section, and the State Bar of California - International Law Section.  A brochure with more information may be found here.

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