International Law and the New Cold War
Friday, September 30th, 2022 8:30 AM - 5:15 PM
This event has been designated as the American Branch of the International Law Association’s International Law Weekend/Midwest
Free and Open to the Public
To receive CLE credit, the cost is $100 for alumni and $200 for non-alumni.
The February 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine and the international response represented a tectonic shift in geopolitics. This timely day-long symposium will examine how the Ukraine crisis and other recent events have transformed international law and international institutions. In addition to four panels featuring leading international law experts, highlights include a morning keynote address by Sean Murphy, member of the U.N. International Law Commission, and a lunch keynote address by Ambassador Beth van Schaack, U.S. Ambassador at Large for Global Criminal Justice.
Dean Michael Scharf and Leila Sadat, President of the American Branch of the International Law Association
|8:45–9:30 a.m.||Keynote Speech
Hon. Sean Murphy, Member, U.N. International Law Commission, Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, George Washington University Law School
"Role of International Law in the Russia/Ukraine Conflict"
|11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.||
"Power Shift: Security Council Paralysis and General Assembly Ascendance"
|12:30–1:45 p.m.||Lunch and Keynote Speech
Hon. Beth van Schaack, U.S. Ambassador at Large for Global Criminal Justice, recipient of the 2022 Cox Center Humanitarian Award for Advancing Global Justice
"Information Operations and the New Cold War"
"A New Era of International Courts and Tribunals"
|5–5:15 p.m.||Closing Remarks|
Tinkham Veale University Center
Case Western Reserve University
11038 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106