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29 October 2013
Recently Hon Justice Imman Ali, a member of the ILA International Committee on Feminism and International Law, delivered a lecture at Cornell University Law School as part of the Berger International Law lectures on 'Child Marriage in Bangladesh- a Harmful Traditional Practice.' The lecture was recorded on video.
15 October 2013
IISL Press Release October 2013
03 September 2013
The American Branch of the International Law Association has inaugurated a Patrons program. Patrons, who contribute at least $5,000.00 to the American Branch, become life members of the Branch. For information about becoming a Patron of the American Branch, see the Membership page (http://www.ila-americanbranch.org/Membership.aspx) or contact Prof. Ruth Wedgwood, President of the American Branch of the International Law Association. A list of patrons is included in the main body of this article.
05 August 2013
Professor Maureen Williams, Chair ILA Committee on Space Law was chosen by the United Nations to participate on UN panel in Vienna marking 50 years of women in space.
10 July 2013
Cecil Olmstead was Patron of the ILA from 1992-2013. He followed Lord Wilberforce as Chairman of the Executive Council from 1986 - 1988 He was President of the American Branch from 1962 (having been Secretary & Treasurer from 1954). He presided over the ILA Biennial Conference in New York held in 1972 which was widely regarded as one of the bench marks of success and excellence for the ILA.
25 April 2013
On April 12 and 13, over 160 international lawyers gathered in Oxford for the Annual Conference of the ILA (British Branch). The theme of the conference was "The Changing Nature of Global Governance: International Institutions in the International Legal Order". The conference, organised by Dapo Akande and Antonios Tzanakopoulos with assistance from the Oxford Public International Law team, featured 12 different panels with speakers from all around the word addressing a wide range of topics in international law. Speakers included leading academics, legal counsel from international institutions, practitioners from private practice and research students. The keynote lecture, which also served as the inaugural Oxford Global Justice Lecture was delivered by Patricia O'Brien, United Nations Under-Secretary General for Legal Affairs and UN Legal Counsel. Papers examined the role of international institutions in making, developing, interpreting, applying and enforcing international law.
18 April 2013
In October, the ICCl launched Equal Status Acts 2000-2077 - Discrimination in the Provision of Goods and Services by Judy Walsh. Written by one of Ireland's foremost authorities on anti-discrimination law and head of the Equality Studies Centre, UCD, the book provides the first truly accurate and comprehensive overview of the law in practice.
19 March 2013
On 14 March 2013 the new Statutes of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL), which had been approved by the IISL General Assembly in Naples, Italy, in October 2012, were passed by the Dutch notary. Thereby registered officially under Dutch law, the Statutes entered into force immediately, as consequently did the new bylaws.
12 March 2013
The Newsletter of the American Branch of the International Law Association.
08 January 2013
by Bruce Mauleverer, Vice-Chair ILA