Center for International Law and Justice

CILJ Past Events

 

  • US State Department International Law Internship and Employment Opportunities Presentation and Discussion, Lecture by FAMU Diplomat-in-Residence, Mr. Andrew Passen, April 16, 2013.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “Climate Change Refugees: Can International Human Rights Law or International Environmental Law Provide an Adequate Remedy? ”,  Lecture by Professor Randall Abate, FAMU COL, April 3, 2013.
  • Third Annual Spring Environmental Justice Lecture, Lecture by Professor David Deganian (Barry Law School), FAMU COL, March 28, 2013.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “Lost in Translation: The Stateless Plight of Haitian Dominicans”, Lecture by Professor Nise Nekheba, FAMU COL, March 21, 2013.
  • CILJ Panel Discussion, “Perspectives on International Law Internship”, FAMU COL, March 5, 2013.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “African Origins of International Law”, Lecture by Professor Jeremy Levitt, FAMU COL, February 21, 2013.
  • CILJ and Environmental Justice Project Panel Discussion, “Coastal Law and Policy Challenges in Florida and the Caribbean”, FAMU COL, January 24, 2013.
  • CILJ Panel Discussion, “Perspectives on Study Abroad Opportunities”, FAMU COL, January 17, 2013.
  • CILJ and Environmental Justice Project Panel Discussion, “Ocean Law and Policy Challenges in Florida and the Caribbean”, FAMU COL, January 10, 2013.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “Law for a Developing Nation: Culture, Commerce, Energy, Climate Change, and Cybercrime”, Session 3, Lecture by Professor Ronald Griffin, FAMU COL, November 7, 2012.
  • International Law and Environmental Law Course Advice Forum, Panel presented by CILJ Affiliated Faculty and Adjunct Professor David Bass, October 29, 2012.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “An Overview of National Security Law”, Session 2, Lecture by Professor John Duncan, FAMU COL, October 17, 2012.
  • CILJ Panel Discussion, "International Law Internships and Study Abroad Opportunities”. Panel presented by the 2010 and 2011 FAMU COL internship and study abroad students, FAMU COL, September 26, 2012.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “The Problem of Climate Change as a Paradigm for the Study of International Environmental Law”, Session 1, Lecture by Professor Randall S. Abate, FAMU COL, September 13, 2012.
  • Organization of American States Tour. Dean Levitt led a group of students from International Human Rights Law class and Human Rights Fellows in the Center for International Law & Justice to participate in a guided tour at the Organization of American States, Washington, DC, March 30, 2012.
  • American Society of International Law Annual Meeting. A delegation led by Dean Levitt attended the ASIL Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, March 28 – 31, 2012.
  • "Food Security in the Twenty-First Century". Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Series. Catherine Bertini, professor of public administration and international affairs at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, discussed food security. March 28, 2012.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture on Namibia, Session 8, Lecture by Attorney Stephen Snively, FAMU COL, March 14, 2012.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture on Asylum Refugees, Session 7, Lecture by Professor Maritza Reyes, FAMU COL, February 15, 2012.
  • "The United States and Iran: On the Brink," Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Series.  Trita Parsi, founder and president of the National Iranian American Council, discussed the increasing tension between the United States and Iran, and the possibility of war. February 8, 2012.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “National Security Law”, Session 6, Lecture by Professor John Duncan, FAMU COL, November 16, 2011.
  • Critical Thinking Workshop, hosted by CILJ and facilitated by the Intelligence Community, November 15, 2011.
  • 2011-2012 Annual Lecture on Human Rights & Global Justice, Professor Vincent Nmehielle, Head of Wits Programme in Law, Justice & Development in Africa, University of the Witwatersrand School of Law at Johannesburg, South Africa,, FAMU COL, November 10, 2011.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “Cyberspace: HACKERS, Crackers and The Fair Credit Reporting Act”, Session 5, Lecture by Professor Ronald Griffin, FAMU COL, November 9, 2011.
  • CILJ Panel Discussion, “Black Man’s Burden: Candid Reflections on the Theory and Practice of International Law”, Panel presented by Dean Jeremy Levitt and Distinguish Scholar-in-Residence, Professor Vincent Nmehielle, FAMU COL, November 9, 2011.
  • The Second Annual Environmental Law and Justice Symposium, FAMU COL, November 3-4, 2011.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “Career Issues and Practice Nuggets in International Commercial Litigation”, Session 4, Lecture by Attorney Brock McClane, McClane Partners, November 1, 2011.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “Introduction to Comparative Law”, Session 3, Lecture by Professor Jeffrey Brown, FAMU COL, October 26, 2011.
  • “Justice Beyond the Hague: Supporting the Prosecution of International Crimes in National Courts,” Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Series. David Kaye, the executive director of the international human rights program and director of the international justice clinic at the UCLA School of Law, discussed his Council Special Report. October 13, 2011.
  • US State Department International Law Internship and Employment Opportunities Presentation and Discussion, Lecture by FAMU Diplomat-in-Residence, Mr. Jay Smith, October 7, 2011.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “Introduction to International Environmental Law”, Session 2, Lecture by Professor Randall Abate, FAMU COL, October 5, 2011.
  • "Israel and Palestine: A Fragile Relationship," Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Series. In light of the ongoing discussions currently taking place at the United Nations General Assembly meetings, Robert Danin, CFR's Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies, discussed the fragile relationship between Israel and Palestine, September 28, 2011.
  • CILJ Panel Discussion, "International Law Internships and Study Abroad Opportunities." Panel presented by Associate Dean Levitt and the 2011 FAMU COL internship students, FAMU COL, September 28, 2011. 
  • "Ten Years After 9/11," Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Series. Stuart Levey, CFR senior fellow for national security and financial integrity, discussed what the United States has learned in the ten years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, September 15, 2011.
  • International Law Theory Reading Group Lecture, “Introduction to International Law”, Session 1, Lecture by Associate Dean Jeremy Levitt, FAMU COL, September 14, 2011.
  • "Obama and Jasmine Revolution: Terrorism, Authoritarianism and Self-Determination in the Islamic World in North Africa ",   Featuring Foreign Fulbright Scholars from North Africa, April 21, 2011.
  • "Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink," Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Series. John Campbell, CFR's Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies, will discuss the upcoming elections in Nigeria, as well as policy recommendations from his new book "Nigeria: Dancing on the Brink", April 6, 2011.
  • 2011 Annual Lecture on Human Rights & Global Justice, The Honorable Judge Akua Kuenyehia, International Criminal Court,  FAMU COL, March 21-22, 2011.
  • "Post-Referendum Sudan: Prospects for Peace," Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Series. Katherine Almquist, former assistant administrator for Africa at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Payton L. Knopf, international affairs fellow in residence at CFR discussed the political implications of Southern Sudan's nearly unanimous, vote to secede from the North, February 17, 2011.