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International Law

Lewis & Clark Hosts Dispute Resolution Interest Group Workshop

September 25, 2017

On November 10, 2017, Lewis & Clark Law School hosted a scholarly workshop of the American Society of International Law’s Dispute Resolution Interest Group (DRIG). Scholars from around the country presented academic works-in-progress on a wide range of issues involving international dispute resolution, and received input from designated discussants and other workshop participants.  The program for the event was as follows:

  • Hiro N. Aragaki, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles—The UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation at 15: How Relevant is it Still?

           Discussant: Ellen E. Deason, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

  • Sadie Blanchard, Yale Law School—Courts as Information Intermediaries: A Case Study of Sovereign Debt Disputes

            Discussant: Aaron D. Simowitz, Willamette University College of Law

  • Alexandra Kinsella and S. James Anaya, University of Colorado Law School—The Maya People of Southern Belize Consultation Framework: A Model for Actualizing the State Duty to Consult Within a Human Rights Framework

             Discussant: George K. Foster, Lewis & Clark Law School

  • Timothy Webster, Case Western Reserve University School of Law—The Price of Settlement: World War II Reparations in the Contemporary Era

             Discussant: Janet Ainsworth, Seattle University School of Law

The conference was organized by Professor Foster and DRIG Co-Chair Perry Bechky, and was well-attended by Lewis & Clark students and faculty.