Professor Sterio Invited to Write on International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Professor Milena Sterio has been invited to contribute an entry on the “International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda” to the forthcoming Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights (Edward Elgar Publishing).  The Encyclopedia is co-edited by Professors Manfred Nowak, Jane Hofbauer, Philipp Janig, and Christina Binder, and it will be published in 2021.  Professor Sterio’s entry will discuss human rights issues related to the Rwanda tribunal.  A brief description of the Encyclopedia, which will be published both in print and online, is as follows:
The aim of the Encyclopedia is to address the full range of substantive and procedural themes associated with the study and practice of Human Rights. Whilst primarily legal in nature, the Encyclopedia will also address broader social science approaches regarding the field of human rights. Substantive articles, organized by theme, will cover topics from the contemporary and cutting edge through to more traditional issues.

Professor Sagers Elected to AALS Antitrust Section Executive Committee

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, was elected this week to the Executive Committee of the Section of Antitrust and Economic Regulation of the American Association of Law Schools. The Committee oversees the Section’s programming and activities, and members cycle through six year terms, so that each member will eventually serve one year as Chair.

Sterio Posts on Legality of Soleimani Strike

Professor Sterio published a blog post entitled “The Legality of the United States’ Strike on Soleimani” on Intlawgrrls.  The blog, available here (https://ilg2.org/2020/01/06/the-legality-of-the-united-states-strike-on-soleimani/) analyzes the legality of the strike under international law as well as under domestic law.

 

Professor Sterio Presents at AALS

Professor Milena Sterio presented at the 2020 AALS, at a discussion group on the topic of “Women as Judges at International and National Tribunals” on January 2.  Professor Sterio had organized the discussion group and successfully proposed it to the AALS program committee, which selected it from a competitive call for proposals.  In addition, Professor Sterio moderated two sessions: “New Voices in International Law and International Human Rights” on January 3, and “New Voices in National Security Law” on January 5.  Professor Sterio was also elected as Chair-Elect of the National Security Law section, and continues to serve on the executive committees of the International Law and the International Human Rights Law sections.