Professor Robertson Publishes Book Chapter

Professor Heidi Gorovitz Robertson has published a book chapter, titled “Local Jurisdictions and Variations in State Law in the Marcellus Shale Region” in When Fracking Comes to Town: Governance, Planning and Economic Impacts of the US Shale Boom (Sabina Eva Dietrick and Ilia Murtazashvili, eds., Cornell University Press 2021). The book is available here.

Professor Robertson is the Steven W. Percy Distinguished Professor at the CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

Professor Sterio Presents at International Penal Law Association

Professor Milena Sterio presented at the International Penal Law Association’s (“Association Internationale de Droit Penal” or “AIDP”) meetings, held at the Siracusa Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Siracusa, Italy.  Professor Sterio currently serves as US Chapter President at the AIDP, and at the meetings she updated AIDP leadership regarding US Chapter activities. In addition, she presented on the topic of “The Use of Autonomous Weapons and International Humanitarian Law.”  

Professor Sterio is compiling a General Report on the same topic, which will be finished by the end of 2022. In this capacity (as General Rapporteur), Professor Sterio is working with various national jurisdictions in order to inform her Report regarding comparative state practice.  

Professor Sterio Presents at Two Events on Europe

Professor Milena Sterio presented as a panelist on 11/19 at an event entitled “Future of Peace in Eurasia.”  This event was part of World Trade Organization’s Trade for Peace Week, and it was co-sponsored by the WTO and the Public International Law and Policy Group.  Professor Sterio’s remarks focused on the role of trade and the role of the WTO in resolving the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed area between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Professor Sterio also participated as a panelist in a 11/18 event organized by the Atrocity Prevention Study Group and the Stimson Center at George Mason University, on the topic of “Looking at the Bosnian Municipalities Cases Through the Mladic Prosecution.”  In her remarks, Professor Sterio discussed the lack of the genocide conviction for General Mladic regarding crimes committed in Bosnian municipalities, as compared to his genocide conviction for crimes committed in Srebrenica.