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Yale Journal of International Law Young Scholars Conference, March 4

The Yale Journal of International Law will host the fourth annual Young Scholars Conference on March 4, 2006, at Yale Law School. At the conference, law students from around the country will present papers on cutting-edge topics in international and comparative law. One paper will be chosen for publication in YJIL's Summer 2006 issue.

Panels will cover such subjects as "Dealing with International Problems," "New Questions of Process and Procedure in International Tribunals," and "Globalization Theory."

Several young law professors--Paul Berman (University of Connecticut), Rosa Brooks (University of Virginia), Laura Dickinson (University of Connecticut), and Thomas Lee (Columbia University)--will moderate the student panels and discuss careers in legal academia and international law.

The Honorable William H. Taft, former acting secretary of defense and legal adviser to the State Department, will deliver the keynote address, "The View from the Top: American Perspectives on International Law After the Cold War."

The conference is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the YJIL website or e-mail Intisar.Rabb@Yale.edu or Sam.Valverde@Yale.edu.