WhenWednesday, October 17, 2018 -
The UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
The Law of War in the 21st Century
Judge Evan Wallach
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The RLL 4th Floor Faculty Lounge
Lunch will be provided
If you are interested in attending, please register here.
Prior to Judge Wallach's 2011 appointment he served for sixteen years as a judge of the Court of International Trade. He is holds an LLB (Public International Law) from the University of Cambridge, a JD from U.C. Berkeley and a BA (Journalism) from the University of Arizona, and completed the U.S. Army JAG Advanced Course.
At various times he was a Combat Engineer Reconnaissance Sergeant, an Army JAG officer in International Affairs dealing with Persian Gulf War POW and war crimes issues, a litigation partner specializing in media representation in the largest law firm in Nevada, a restaurant critic, and the General Counsel and Public Policy Advisor to Sen. Harry Reid.
He has taught and published extensively on the law of armed conflict and maintains a web site on the subject, and has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, New York Law School, Brooklyn Law School, George Washington Law School and the University of Muenster. His book, “The Law of War in the 21st Century”, was published by Carolina Academic Press in 2017. He has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the Air Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Nevada Medal of Merit.
He is a member of the American Law Institute, of the Council on Foreign Relations and of the Board of Directors of the Lieber Society of the American Society of International Law. His hobbies include fiction, song and poetry writing, photography, and long-distance hiking. In 2017 he completed a nineteen year section hike of the Appalachian Trail.