International Law Society

ILS and CLS present "Moral Reasoning in International Law"

Date: 
05.13.2010
Location: 
Law School, Room D

2L James Tierney will discuss a forthcoming book chapter he co-authored with Professor Roger Alford at Pepperdine Law, arguing that cognitive moral reasoning processes are crucial for understanding whether and how people talk about compliance with international law.  The chapter will be published in the upcoming "The Role of Ethics in International Law."

JLSA, ILS, and the Center for Jewish Studies Present: Ruth Gavison, "Constitution-making as a Form of Nation Building: The Israeli Experience"

Date: 
05.05.2010
Location: 
Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

Ruth Gavison, PhD, is one of Israel's leading public intellectuals and legal thinkers. She is currently serving as Haim H. Cohn Professor of Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she teaches legal theory and human rights.

Tom Ginsburg, "What in the World is International Law?: Law Careers in the International Arena"

What does "international law" mean? Does it even exist? How can one become an international lawyer? What do international lawyers do? Tom Ginsburg holds a Ph.D. and J.D. from Berkeley, and is a world-renowned comparative constitutional law scholar.


49:42 minutes (45.51 MB)

Eric Posner and Cass Sunstein: "Climate Change Justice"

Greenhouse gas reductions would cost some nations much more than others, and benefit some nations far less than others. Significant reductions would impose especially large costs on the United States, and recent projections suggest that the U.S. has relatively less to lose from climate change. In these circumstances, what does justice require the U.S. to do?


57:16 minutes (65.54 MB)
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