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Archive for October, 2014

  • Associated Press: Spiro on Arizona’s Immigration Policies

    Arizona’s authority to confront its illegal immigration woes was again reined in Wednesday when a federal appeals court threw out a 2006 voter-approved law denying bail to people in the country illegally who are charged with certain crimes…The courts have […]

  • Ramji-Nogales Publishes Asylum Adjudication Study

    Ramji-Nogales Publishes Asylum Adjudication Study

    Although Americans generally think that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is focused only on preventing terrorism, one office within that agency has a humanitarian mission. Its Asylum Office adjudicates applications from people fleeing persecution in their homelands. Lives in […]

  • Bloomberg Businessweek’s Barrett to Speak on Chevron Ecuador Case

    Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, signed on to a budding class action lawsuit against multinational Texaco (which later merged with Chevron to become the third-largest corporation in America). The suit sought reparations for the Ecuadorian […]

  • Top Scholars Gather at Temple to Address Role of Soft Law in International Governance

    States increasingly turn to non-binding agreements to advance international cooperation in such areas as environmental protection, human rights, and financial regulation. But what explains the rise of these “soft law” instruments? On October 10, the Institute convened an invitation-only book […]


2019 Colloquium Speakers

January 15
Chiara Giorgetti (University of Richmond Law School)

January 29
Julian Arato (Brooklyn Law School)

February 12
Rebecca Hamilton (American University Washington College of Law)

February 26
Jennifer Daksal (American University Washington College of Law)

March 19
Saira Mohamed (University of California Berkeley School of Law)

April 2
Adnan Zulfiqar (Rutgers University Law School)

April 16
Melissa Durkee (University of Georgia Law School)

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