Professor Sterio Participates in International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio moderated a session entitled “Victims and International Criminal Tribunals” at International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, a conference which takes place annually at Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York, and which bring together academics and practitioners in the field of international criminal law.  Professor Sterio had organized this session in her capacity as editor of the Intlawgrrls blog, which had sponsored this session.  Intlawgrrls is an academic blog dedicated to discussions of international law and policy and open to female contributors only.  Professor Sterio is a member of the Advisory Board of International Law Dialogs, and has also helped to organize this year’s conference in general.

Professor Sterio published a blog post on this year’s female voices at International Humanitarian Law Dialogs on Intlawgrrls; the post is available here.

In addition, Professor Sterio’s remarks from last year’s International Humanitarian Law Dialogs were published in the “Proceedings of the Eleventh International Humanitarian Law Dialogs,” a conference volume published by the American Society of International Law.  Professor Sterio had delivered the “Year in Review” lecture at last year’s Dialogs.

Professor Forte Interviewed on WHK Radio Program

On August 14, Professor David Forte was interviewed by Molly Smith on the program, “From the Median,” on WHK radio discussing what has been called the modern day genocide of Down syndrome children. The interview can be accessed here:

Professor Sterio Presents at SEALS Conference

Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on August 11th.  Professor Sterio spoke on a panel entitled “Faculty Development Deans: Meeting Challenges and Supporting Faculty Members.”

Professor Witmer-Rich Participates in The Sound of Idea Show on 90.3/WCPN

Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich was a guest on WCPN’s the Sound of Ideas, discussing legal issues surrounding 3D printable firearms.  He explained the current legal posture of the federal case against Defense Distributed, which focused on potential violations of US export laws.  He also discussed the potential First Amendment and Second Amendment issues that might arise out of government attempts to regulate 3D printed firearms.
A link to the program is available here.

Professor Robertson Participates in Natural Resources Law Teachers’ Workshop at Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Institute in Victoria, BC

Heidi Gorovitz Robertson, the Steven W. Percy Distinguished Professor of Law, and Professor of Environmental Studies, attended the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Annual Institute in Victoria, British Columbia, July 18-21, 2018.  At the Annual Institute, Professor Robertson participated in the Natural Resources Law Teachers’ Workshop.  She commented on the papers of her colleagues, and presented her own work-in-progress, Cities Seethe: A Case Study in Local Efforts to Influence Pipeline Routing Decisions.

Sagers Quoted in New York Times, Participates in Conference on AT&T Case

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, was quoted in James Stewart’s “Common Sense” column in the New York Times, concerning the European Commission’s landmark $5 billion fine against Google this week.
He also participated in a teleconference for investors hosted by the Council of Institutional Investors, concerning the Justice Department’s loss in its antitrust challenge to the merger of AT&T and Time Warner. Other participates were James Cox of Duke University law school, and Yelena Larkin of the Department of Finance at York University in Toronto, Ontario. A recording of the teleconference is available to CII members.