News and Events
The 2nd annual event in March 2023 discusses how the law has been used to both perpetrate and combat antisemitism. The deadline for papers is October 1, 2022.Alex will provide research support to the Committee and to individual faculty members on issues involving diverse fields within international law.The International Law Committee announced the winners of the 2022 Davis Wright Tremaine LLP International Law Writing Awards this month.
Lewis & Clark Law Visiting Professor attended a hearing at the International Criminal Court as a member of her legal team invited to present views to the Judges on a Ugandan warlord’s appeal of his convictions for forced marriage of girls and women and other crimes against humanity.
Lewis & Clark Law visiting professor highlights the need for better legal advocacy prosecuting and convicting international crimes against girls—as children and as women—to promote equality in rights and reparations.The International Law Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Akriti Bhargava, 3L, as International Law Research Fellow for the 2021-22 academic year.Alum argues in the Court of International Trade to protect 57 remaining Māui dolphins.
Established through the generosity of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, the International Law Writing Award program provides a $2,500 stipend for the best research paper written in the past year by a Lewis & Clark JD student on any topic in private or public international law, and a $1,000 stipend for the second best paper.Alum Scott Kerin ’96 has recently been acknowledged for his work at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest combatting human trafficking.The International Law Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Amreen Bhasin, 3L, as International Law Research Fellow for the 2020-21 academic year.The 2020 Davis Wright Tremaine (DWT) International Law Writing Awards winners are Adriana Gomez and Brittaney Bones. Established through the generosity of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, the Lewis & Clark Law School award program provides a $2,500 stipend for the best research paper written in the past year by a Lewis & Clark JD student on any topic in international or comparative law, and a $1,000 stipend for the second best paper.Professor Chris Wold has played a vital role as a legal advisor to the Convention on Migratory Species’ (CMS) since 2014, advising on voting and other procedures as well as drafting resolutions designed to protect migratory animals. This February, Wold was in India as an advisor to CMS at the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP).On March 9, 2020, Lewis & Clark’s International Law Program hosted Professor Elizabeth Kirk to give the International Distinguished Visitor’s Lecture. Professor Kirk is Global Chair of Global Governance and Ecological Justice at the University of Lincoln. Professor Kirk’s talk was on ‘The Case for a Plastics Treaty’.
Past EventsApril 4, 2022
Join Professor George Foster as he discusses careers in international law with three Lewis & Clark Law School Graduates.March 30, 2022Students in ENVS 295, Environmental Engagement, are hosting a discussion with GlobalPDX and three of their partner organizations. Come learn about professional networking, environmental NGOs, and internship opportunities within the environmental field.February 2, 20222021-22 International Law Distinguished Visitor, Professor Thomas J. Schoenbaum, University of Washington Law School.