Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Get Academically Occupied

Suggested lecture to attend in New York, at NYU:

Eugene Kontorovich on Disputing Occupation

On Wednesday, January 25, Eugene Kontorovich will discuss the topic of "Disputing Occupation: Israel's Borders and International Law." The speech will examine such central questions as legal status of settlements, the “1967 borders,” and Palestinian statehood and self-determination.

Professor Kontorovich’s research spans the fields of constitutional law, international law, and law and economics. He has authored a series of papers that extend the economic analysis of law to public law. Prof. Kontorovich is also one of the leading experts on maritime piracy, universal jurisdiction and international criminal law. He has been called on to advise lawyers in historic piracy trials around the world. He is working on a book, Justice at Sea: Piracy and the Limits of International Criminal Law, under contract with Harvard University Press. His scholarship has been relied upon in numerous federal judicial opinions.

What: Eugene Kontorovich on "Disputing Occupation: Israel's Borders and International Law"
When: Wednesday, 1/25 @ 4pm
Where: Vanderbilt Hall 218

If you do, take notes!


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