2014 Spring Semester Calendar of Events
Tuesday, March 20, 2014, 12:30p.m. , Alcoa Room-2nd Floor Barco Law Building: Pitt Law Presents The Sierra Leone Special Court and Its Legacy: The Impact for Africa and International Criminial Law
A book presentation by Pitt Law Assistant Professor Charles Chernor Jalloh, author and editor, with discussant Haider Ala Hamoudi Pitt Law Associate Professor. This event is co-sponsored by the Global Studies Center.
"The Special Courts for Sierra Leone (SCSL) is the third modern international criminal tribunal supoorted by the United Nations and the first to be situated where the crimes were committed. This timely, important, and comprehensive book is the first to critically assess the impact and legacy of SCSL for Africa and internatinal criminal law. The collection, containing 37 original chapters from leading scholars and respected practitioners with inside knowledge of the tribunal, analyzes cutting-edge and controversial issues with significant implications for international criminal law and transitional justice." - Cambridge University Press
This event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served during the presentation.
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board for one (1) hour of subtantive credit. There is a $30 fee to obtain CLE credit.
Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6:30p.m., Barco Law Building 1st Floor: Wine and Cheese Networking Reception
International Law Society will be hosting their annual Wine and Cheese Networking Reception where professionals who work in international law or who deal with international law will come and speak to students about their careers in panel discussions. The reception will follow directly after the event.
Thursday, March 31, 2014, 6:30 p.m., Room 109 Barco Law Building: 21st Annual McLean Lecture on World Law
CILE, Global Solutions Pittsburgh, and Sherrard, German, & Kelly, P.C. present "National Security and Intelligence in the 21st Century" by Corin R. Stone (JD '98).
Corin R. Stone (JD’ 98) is the assistant director of national intelligence for policy and strategy in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). In this role, she oversees the formulation and implementation of intelligence community (IC)-wide policy and strategy on the full range of intelligence issues. She also is the ODNI lead for the closure and disposition of detainees at the Guantánamo Bay naval base and provides leadership for ODNI and IC information sharing initiatives. Before joining ODNI, Stone was an attorney adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State. She served in Iraq, first as an associate general counsel in the Coalition Provisional Authority and then as the first legal adviser to U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte and the new U.S. embassy in Baghdad. While at the state department, she also worked as an attorney adviser for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, as the special assistant to Legal Adviser William H. Taft IV, and in the state department’s legal office, where she handled international claims and investment disputes and represented the U.S. government before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in the Hague.
This lecture is free and open to the publc. A reception in the Alcoa Room will follow the lecture.
This lecture has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board for one (1) hour of substantive credit. There is a $30 fee to obtain CLE credit.