Lunchtime events include:
- a keynote address on recent trends and emerging issues in human rights by Robert Archer, executive director of the International Council on Human Rights Policy;
- an insider’s look at the trial of Saddam Hussein from Professor Michael Scharf ’88 of Case Western Reserve University Law School author of Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein, who trained judges, prosecutors, and court-appointed defense attorneys of the Iraqi High Tribunal;
- a panel discussion of the international impact of the U.S. presidential election;
- a consideration of economic, legal, and governance development in Vietnam with Helle Weeke LLM ’91, a principal development specialist in the Economic Policy practice at DAI (formerly Development Alternatives, Inc.);
- a panel of alumni discussing challenges and strategies in the U.S. legal market for LLMs and an international summer public interest panel.
The Law School’s Refectory Café will feature internationally themed dishes on its menu all week.
International Week events are organized and sponsored by a number of Duke Law departments, centers and student groups, including the Office of International Studies, Career and Professional Development Center, the Center for International and Comparative Law, the Center for Law, Ethics and National Security, Office of Student Affairs, Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, International Law Society, and Duke Bar Association.
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