CBLI and the International Law Program Host Import and Export Symposium March 6

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 and GNHRE Host Webinar on the Outcome of COP25

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.”
Symposium cochairs Samuel Stites BA ?18 and Vinaya Bharam BA ?19

International Affairs Symposium: The Scramble for Sovereignty

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.
Congratulatory banner for the Jessup winners from Iran

A coach’s recap of the 2017 Jessup Moot Court International Rounds

Dagmar Butte ’91 describes the experience of competing in the Jessup International Competition in 2017.

Prof. Lyman serves as advisor at recent climate change meetings in Morocco

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.
Lewis & Clark moot court students with the team from Cambodia

Students compete in international rounds of Jessup Moot Court Competition

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.
Sponsors Janet Hoffman and Chris Helmer '74 with Professor George Foster.

International Law Symposium “Managing Corruption Risks in International Business” is a success

On March 4, 2016, the Law School hosted the 2016 Lewis & Clark International Law Symposium on Managing Corruption Risks in International Business.

Faculty, students and alums actively involved in Paris climate negotiations

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.

Students Contribute to Oxford Border Criminologies Blog

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.

Prof. Lyman and LC law students in Cuenca, Ecuador

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.

International Law Society Wins a Best Chapter Award

The Lewis & Clark ILS, led by President Linli Pao, earned the Best Academic International Event Chapter Award from the group’s international parent association.
Alexandra Hileman, shown here in Florence, will work in The Hague this summer.

Law Students Europe Bound for Externships

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.
Jason Mohabir in front of his externship site in Delhi

Externs Gain Valuable Work and Life Experience in India

Three 1Ls ventured to Delhi to live and learn for the summer.
Back Row: James Buter, Tiffany Greaves, Professor John Grant, and Jason Mohabir Middle Row:  Kirs...

Students Provide Vital Legal Analysis to International Organization

A student-led reading group takes a hands-on approach to international legal research.

Dean Klonoff meets with the former First Lady of the Republic of Korea

The Law School Dean met with Madame Lee Hee-Ho, a world-renowned champion for peace, at her residence in Seoul.

Jessup Update: Regional Round, Day 2

The L&C Jessup Moot Court team put in another fantastic day of argument at the super-regional competition in Washington, DC.  A victory in the quarterfinals earned the team a spot in Sunday’s semifinal competition, and the team received high awards for both oral argument and brief writing.  Well done, team!

Jessup Update: Regional Round, Day 1

The L&C Jessup team had a great first day of competition at the regional round held in Washington DC.  Stay tuned for more updates from the team!

2011 Lewis & Clark Jessup Moot Court Team Announced

After a tough in-school competition in November, the new Jessup Moot Court team has been selected.  They will be representing Lewis & Clark in regional competition this Spring.

ILSA Quarterly Student Editorial Board Applications

Applications are now available for the ILSA Quarterly student editorial board!

Update from the L&C Jessup Team

The Lewis and Clark Jessup Moot Court Team, comprised of Dan Rowan, Lauren Cullop, Vince Sliwoski, Joe Terrenzio, and Stephen Schwindt, continues their exceptional performance at the international round of the competition.

Law professors travel to Qatar to protect endangered species

Chris Wold, director of the International Environmental Law Project (IELP), and Erica Thorson, IELP clinical professor, are in Doha, Qatar to help 175 member governments make decisions to protect species from overutilization due to international trade.