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Lewis & Clark’s Center for Business Law and Innovation and the International Law Program are holding a half-day symposium titled Importing and Exporting Amid a Trade War: Tariffs, Export Control, and Sanctions. The event will be held at the Lewis and Clark Campus on March 6, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with a reception following.
Lewis & Clark Law School and the Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE) are hosting the first webinar in the GNHRE webinar series on February 10, 2020 at 11:00a.m. EST on “The Outcomes of COP25-Implications for the Climate Vulnerable.”
Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium is the oldest student-run symposium in the country. This year’s event, which runs April 9 through 11, will explore current topics intersecting with sovereignty via debates among prominent scholars.
Dagmar Butte ’91 describes the experience of competing in the Jessup International Competition in 2017.
Professor Erica Lyman, Staff Attorney for the International Environmental Law Project, continued to support the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) as a legal advisor to the Maldives, which currently serves as the Chair of AOSIS, at the climate change meeting held recently in Marrakech, Morocco.
The Lewis & Clark Jessup International Law Moot Court Team finished 2nd in the South Regional this year and advanced to the International Rounds held the first week of April in Washington D.C.
On March 4, 2016, the Law School hosted the 2016 Lewis & Clark International Law Symposium on Managing Corruption Risks in International Business.
Lewis & Clark Law School had a significant presence at the climate change negotiations in Paris (UNFCCC 21st Conference of the Parties aka “COP 21”) in December. Erica Lyman, Clinical Professor and Staff Attorney for the International Environmental Law Project (IELP), and a group of four LC law students, along with numerous alumni, were actively involved in the proceedings in various roles.
Lewis & Clark law students write and post on Oxford Border Criminologies blog, an international law forum, about women and children seeking asylum in the U.S.
Professor Erica Lyman is in Cuenca, Ecuador teaching a two week Legal Practicum on International Environmental Law issues with 9 Lewis & Clark law students. This two-week intensive field placement is exploring international environmental legal and policy themes through the lens of environmental issues in Ecuador.
The Lewis & Clark ILS, led by President Linli Pao, earned the Best Academic International Event Chapter Award from the group’s international parent association.
Three of the 16+ students headed abroad this summer for externships share their stories.
IELP Students and Faculty Provide Expertise at Recent International Convention on Endangered Species in Bangkok Thailand
Lewis & Clark’s International Environmental Law Project (IELP) is not a typical law clinic, and as its involvement at the negotiations of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in demonstrates. While in Bangkok in March, IELP students and faculty worked with governments and conservation organizations on a range of issues and their work found its way into the formal parts of the negotiations.
Three 1Ls ventured to Delhi to live and learn for the summer.
A student-led reading group takes a hands-on approach to international legal research.