Monday, November 30, 2020
The International Courts and Tribunals Interest Group (TILIG) of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) is seeking submissions of works-in-progress for a virtual conference to be held on Friday, February 5, 2021. Submissions on any topic relating to international courts and tribunals are eligible. To submit a proposal, email an abstract of 500 words or less to the conference host, Professor Stuart Ford (firstname.lastname@example.org) at UIC John Marshall School of Law in Chicago. Proposals must be received by January 15, 2021. Six to eight works will be selected for presentation and the presenters will be notified by January 22, 2021. For more information about the conference format, contact Professor Ford at email@example.com.
Sunday, November 22, 2020
The New York Times reports that President-Elect Joe Biden is expected to name Antony Blinken as the next Secretary of State. Mr. Blinken, 58, is a former deputy secretary of state under President Barack Obama who began his career at the State Department during the Clinton administration. The New York Times reports that Mr. Binken's "extensive foreign policy credentials are expected to help calm American diplomats and global leaders alike after four years of the Trump administration’s ricocheting strategies and nationalist swaggering."
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
The American Constitution Society, Barry University School of Law, and Texas A&M University of Law are teaming up to host the Sixth Annual Constitutional Law Scholars Forum at Barry University in Orlando, Florida on March 26, 2021. Scholarly proposals on any constitutional law topic at any stage of development are welcome. The deadline for the submission of proposals is December 1, 2020. Abstracts of 300 words maximum and a brief biography should be emailed to the conference organizers by that date: Professor Eang Ngov (firstname.lastname@example.org); Professor Helia Hull (email@example.com) and Professor Meg Penrose (firstname.lastname@example.org). (cgb)