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How Will the New Presidency Impact International Law?
Start Date: 2/28/2017Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 2/28/2017End Time: 7:00 PM

Event Description:
How Will the New Presidency Impact International Law? Hosted by APALSA & ILSA.

Reception to follow. 

Topics
• Travel Ban and Immigration Issues
• Free Market and Trade War
• Conflict of Interest with President Trump’s Businesses
• Human Rights Policy
• Nuclear and Environmental Issues

Speakers
Dr. James Nolt of NYU
Dr. James H. Nolt is an adjunct associate professor at New York University. His core research interest is the influence of business, especially finance, on international relations. He has also published a number of articles about the Chinese military and the East Asian military balance. He is a regular reviewer for Publishers Weekly magazine. He has appeared on CBS News, CNN World News Asia, WebFN, and the syndicated PBS program Asian America, and at conferences in East Asia. He has been interviewed on numerous radio programs, including Newsweek on Air, and across Canada on the CBC Radio Network. Dr. Nolt recently lived in China for seven years as founding campus dean of a joint-venture college and later as an associate professor of management there. He has also taught on the New School University graduate and undergraduate faculty, Seton Hall University, and Vanderbilt University. He has a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago and an M.A. in economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 

Dean Edward Harris of Chicago-Kent
Dean Edward C. Harris is the assistant dean and associate professor for International LL.M. programs at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Dean Harris joined Chicago-Kent in 2004 after working as an associate for Schuyler, Roche & Zwirner PC, where he concentrated on international business transactions, primarily in general corporate and intellectual property matters. His current research interests include international intellectual property issues and issues concerning private actors under international law. He also co-authored an article suggesting certain reforms to U.S. securities laws that was published in the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law

Professor Bartram Brown of Chicago-Kent
Professor Bartram S. Brown is professor of law and co-director of the Program in International and Comparative Law. Professor Brown is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Directors of Amnesty International, USA. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the American Bar Association's Central and Eastern European Law Initiative (CEELI). He served as a law clerk at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and participated in the 1998 Rome Diplomatic Conference on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court as Legal Advisor to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. In 1999 and 2000, he was a public member of the United States Delegation to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. He has recently led or participated in human rights fact-finding missions to several countries including Haiti, Bahrain and Malawi. Professor Brown received his B.A. from Harvard University, his J.D. from Columbia University, and his Ph.D. from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. At Columbia, he was managing editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. He has published a book on the law and politics of the World Bank, as well as articles on international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal tribunals, and international trade law.
Location Information:
IIT Downtown Campus - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Room: Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium
Contact Information:
Name: Jun Qiu
Email: jqiu5@kentlaw.iit.edu

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