Conference Announcement: The Role of Ethics in International Law

The Role of Ethics in International Law

Event Information
Friday, November 13, 2009 / 8:30 AM
Tillar House/Cosmos Club
Washington, D.C.

Each year, the International Legal Theory Interest Group of the American Society of International Law convenes a special conference to consider an important theoretical issue in international law. This year, the conference will focus on the Role of Ethics in International Law. Special attention will be paid both to the role of ethics in public and private international law, as well as to normative and theoretical perspectives. The panels will feature the following distinguished scholars.

The Role of Ethics in Public International Law
Oona A. Hathaway, Yale Law School
Mary Ellen O’Connell, Notre Dame Law School
Edward T. Swain, George Washington University Law School

The Role of Ethics in Private International Law
Lea Brilmayer, Yale Law School
Perry Dane, Rutgers School of Law
Dean Symeon C. Symeonides, Willamette University College of Law

Normative and Theoretical Perspectives
Mashood A. Baderin, School of Law, SOAS, University of London
Samantha Besson, University of Fribourg/Duke University School of Law
H. Patrick Glenn, McGill University

Lunch will be served as part of this free conference for ASIL members ($15.00 for non-ASIL members). For further information, see here.