ITC Law Events

Attorney Douglas Nordlinger on International Legal Practice
April 13, 2011

Attorney Douglas Nordlinger, a partner with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK), spoke on job placements and the life of a partner in a leading law firm. For more about the event, view the flyer here: PDF


Professor Kevin Heller on the Trial of Radovan Karadžić
December 7, 2010

As part of the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV Faculty Enrichment Program, Professor Kevin Heller, Senior Lecturer at Melbourne Law School, gave a talk on the trial of Radovan Karadžić.  Karadžić is on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity, in particular the genocide in Srebrenica, before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.  Professor Heller is a member of Karadžić’s team of advisors.


Professor Marketa Trimble on Cybertravel
October 18, 2010

As part of the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV Quarter-Baked Brown Bag Series, Associate Professor Marketa Trimble presented a work in progress entitled “The Future of Cybertravel.” 


Film Screening: The Response
September 24, 2010

In cooperation with the ACLU of Nevada and Amnesty International, the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV hosted a screening of “The Response” the Guantanamo courtroom drama followed by a panel discussion.


Professor José Carlos Moreira da Silva Filho on the Brazilian Amnesty Commission
September 8, 2010

As part of the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV Faculty Enrichment Program, Professor José Carlos Moreira da Silva Filho discussed the work of the Brazilian Special Amnesty Commission (Comissão Especial de Anistia) that provides compensation to the victims of the military dictatorship.  Professor José Carlos is a law professor at PUCRS in Porto Alegre, Brazil and a member of the Brazilian Amnesty Commission.


Thai Judicial Delegation
May 4, 2010

A delegation of judges from Thailand visited and discussed various issues with the faculty, including punitive damages, products liability, class actions, and alternative dispute resolution. Judge Phillip Pro organized this visit.


Tajikistani Judicial Delegation
October 27, 2010

A delegation of judges from Tajikistan spoke and answered questions on their court system and current judicial issues. This event was co-sponsored by the UNLV Boyd School of Law and the International Law Society.


The Public Interest Law Association and the International Law Society, in collaboration with the Nevada Desert Experience and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Presents The Legal and Ethical Implications of Unmanned Weapons SystemsEvent flyer
September 13, 2010

Special Guest Speakers included Former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, Legal Director for the Center of Constitutional Rights Bill Quigley, Former U.S. Colonel and retired U.S. State Department Official Ann Wright, and Co-founder of Voices in the Wilderness Kathy Kelly. » More info

To view the event flyer, click here.


International Law Society Presents Douglas E. Nordlinger on The Future of the Law Firm: The Role and Position of Law Firms in a Deep Recession
March 22, 2010

Guest speaker Douglas Nordlinger, Partner, Energy and Infrastructure Projects at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, addressed a range of issues including what U.S. lawyers do in the international context, opportunities and challenges of multi-jurisdictional practice, professional ethics and the shifting regulatory environment, and strategic business choices facing international law firms.


International Law Society Presents Douglas E. Nordlinger on The Future of the Law Firm: The Role and Position of Law Firms in a Deep Recession
March 10, 2009

  Flyer   Guest Speaker Doug Nordlinger, Partner, Energy and Infrastructure Projects at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, talked about the role and position of law firms in a deep recession. He addressed the recent large-scale law firm layoffs and what they mean for the legal industry. He also discussed where law firms are seeing increased or decreased activity and the relationship between law firms and institutional clients. More Information...
 
Flyer: PDF
  Click here for photos of the talk.

Public/Private International Law Colloquium
September 19-21, 2008

ITC Law Event One SheetThe Public/Private International Law Colloquium brought together more than thirty legal scholars to discuss issues in public/private international law. The invitation-only list of participants included scholars of diverse experiences and perspectives from American University, Arizona State University, Brown University, California Western School of Law, Cornell University, Case Western Reserve University, Duke University, Georgetown University, Hofstra University, Indiana University-Bloomington, Pennsylvania State University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Davis, the University of California Hastings College of the Law, the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, the University of the Pacific (McGeorge School of Law), the University of Toronto, the University of Tulsa, the University of Virginia, Washington and Lee University, Washington University (St. Louis) and the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV.

This discussion has implications for a broad range of legal subjects including, but not limited to, arbitration, business law and business courses of all types, conflicts of law, criminal law and procedure, critical race theory, critical legal studies, dispute resolution, environmental law, family law, human rights, human trafficking, intellectual property, law and economics, law and sociology, multiculturalism, national security, property rights, and tax law. Addressing these issues will indicate and help shape the directions in which international law and related scholarship are evolving.

For more information about the Public/Private International Law Colloquium, contact:

Rachel J. Anderson
Associate Professor of Law
(702) 895-5806
rachel.anderson@unlv.edu

Christopher L. Blakesley
The Cobeaga Law Firm Professor of Law
(702) 895-2487
chris.blakesley@unlv.edu


A Symposium on "Law, War, and History"
February 16-17, 2007

ITC PDFScholars from England, Israel, Japan, and the United States, met at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law to deliver and discuss papers at a symposium on "Law, War, and History." The journal of the American Society for Legal History, the Law and History Review, is publishing a special issue (LHR 26:3) that includes revised conference papers on international law from ancient to modern times. This event was cosponsored by the Institute for Legal Research at the University of California, Berkeley.