Thursday, December 30, 2010

Global Legal Skills Conference

The sixth Global Legal Skills Conference will take place on May 5-7, 2011 at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.  Persons interested in making a presentation or organizing a panel for the conference should submit  proposals to the Planning Committee by January 31, 2011, by sending it to 7wojcik[at] 

You will be notified as to whether your proposal has been accepted by the middle of February.  There is no particular format for proposals.  Some proposals may be quite detailed, while others might have just the title of the proposal, a brief description (unless it is clear from the title), and contact information for presenters.  You might propose an entire panel, or just an individual presentation that we might combine with others.  Submissions are welcome on all aspects of international legal skills education, with a special (but not exclusive) focus on teaching students who speak English as a second language.  Previous conferences also included presentations on Legal Spanish, on teaching Trial Advocacy in Ireland, on legal translations, and on other aspects of international legal education and teaching international law.  Most presentations will focus on the special educational aspects of teaching students trained in other languages and other, frequently non-common law, legal traditions.  

In your proposal, please let us know how much time you will need.  Please choose 20 or 50 minutes.  Please also let us know where your proposal fits within the following categories:

1.      How to teach:  Tips for those who teach international students either here or abroad.
2.      How to do:  Tips by and for U.S. and foreign practitioners who have global practices.
3.      Curricular development:  Presentations on what schools offer, or should be offering, their foreign students.
4.      What it's all about: Lessons on law/culture/practice in other countries.
5.      Developing Materials:  Ideas on developing materials for class. 
6.      Other:  Anything that does not fit within the other categories.

Please send any questions to Mark Wojcik by email at mwojcik[at] or intlawprof[at] 


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Dear Sir/Madam


Please note that I am a Professor of International Economic Law of Development at the Faculty of Law in university of Marrakech in Morocco.

Let me mention that I am an expert of UNCTAD in the field of International Investment Agreements (IIA) :: Network of Experts in IIA since 2003 untill now. Moreover I was an expert, between 2003 and 2006, of the « WTO’s Institute on Technical Assistance » in area of Trade and Investment (in French language), for the region of African French Speaking Countries.

I am planning with Colleagues (From Universities of Barcelona, Evry in France, Milan, Tunisia and maybe Egypt) to establish a Multinational Master’s Project entitled “International Trade Law and Sustainable FDI”, and which will eventually be funded by the European Commission for 2011-2013 or 2012-2013.

Given the fact that my English is not good enough as my French,could it be possible please to submit a Proposal (Artcicle's Project entitled «Do Bilateral Investment Treaties concluded between United Arab Emirates and, both, China and UE some have a positive impact on Economic Development in UAE ??». My Proposal fits within the category 6.

Special Regards,

Prof.Oudebji Mohamed
Faculty of Law, University of Marrakech.

Posted by: Oudebji Mohamed | Dec 31, 2010 7:53:36 AM

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