Distinguished Global Law Visitor
Date: September 19, 2011 PDT Location: Lewis & Clark Law School
Lewis & Clark Law School
On September 19, 2011 the global law program will welcome Professor Michael P. Scharf as the inaugural Distinguished Global Law Visitor. Professor Scharf will consider the question “Does the President have to follow International Law during times of crisis?” at 5:30 p.m. He will address and interact with students at a lunch-hour forum hosted by the International Law Society. Professor Scharf is the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Professor of Law and Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He received his B.A. (1985) and his J.D. (1988), Order of the Coif, from Duke University. During the first Bush and Clinton Administrations, Professor Scharf served in the Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State. An internationally recognized expert in international criminal law, he is the author of over 70 scholarly articles and 13 books.