News & Events

Print/PDF this page:

Print Friendly and PDF

Share this page:

Discussions of Globalization and International Law at YLS Alumni Weekend 2004

Yale Law School is hosting a slate of panel discussions about global issues in conjunction with its Alumni Weekend 2004. Many of the events are free and open to the public.

For complete information, please visit the Alumni Weekend 2004 website.

Three events on Friday, October 8, 2004, will focus on the areas of greatest concern in international law. At 10:00 a.m. Paul Gewirtz, the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law, will moderate a discussion with supreme court justices from three nations about "Terrorism and the Rule of Law: The Challenge for Global Constitutionalism." The justices are Aharon Barak of the Supreme Court of Israel, Frank Iacobucci of the Supreme Court of Canada, and Delia Revoredo Marsano of the Constitutional Court of Peru.

Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh will moderate a discussion at 3:00 p.m. with five judges and former judges of "Judging International Law." Koh will also host a "Global Conversation" at 8:15 p.m., with Carla A. Hills '58, Chairman and CEO, Hills & Company, International Consultants, former U.S. Trade Representative, and former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; and Robert E. Rubin '64, Chairman of the Executive Committee & Member of the Office of the Chairman, Citigroup, Inc., and former Secretary of the Department of the Treasury.

A series of panels on Saturday, October 9, will consider the topic "How Should a Yale Law School Education Address Global Issues?"

A full schedule of events that are open to the public is below:

Friday, October 8


10:00 -
Noon

Panel Discussion: "Terrorism and the Rule of Law: The Challenge for Global Constitutionalism"
Levinson Auditorium, Yale Law School

Moderator: Paul C. Gewirtz '70 Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law and Director, The China Law Center, Yale Law School
Panelists: The Honorable Aharon Barak Supreme Court of Israel
The Honorable Frank Iacobucci Supreme Court of Canada
The Honorable Delia Revoredo Marsano Constitutional Court of Peru


3:00 -
5:00 pm

Panel Discussion: "Judging International Law"
Levinson Auditorium, Yale Law School

Moderator: Harold Hongju Koh Dean and Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law, Yale Law School
Panelists: Her Excellency Judge Rosalyn C. Higgins, DBE, QC, '62 J.S.D. International Court of Justice, The Hague
The Honorable Stephen R. Reinhardt '54 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Judge Stephen M. Schwebel '54 former Judge and President, International Court of Justice, The Hague
The Honorable Patricia M. Wald '51 Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (ret.); former Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; former Chair, Open Society Justice Initiative; Member, President's Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction


8:15 pm

After Dinner Program
Levinson Auditorium, Yale Law School

Selections from The Yale Slavic Chorus

A Global Conversation with Harold Hongju Koh,
Carla A. Hills '58
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hills & Company, International Consultants; former U.S. Trade Representative; and former Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development; and
Robert E. Rubin '64 Chairman of the Executive Committee & Member of the Office of the Chairman, Citigroup, Inc.; and former Secretary, Department of the Treasury


Saturday, October 9


9:30 am -
12:15 pm
Concurrent Panel Discussions

 
9:30 -
10:45 am

I. Global Human Rights Levinson Auditorium

Moderator: James J. Silk '89 Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic; Executive Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights, Yale Law School

Panelists: Tom A. Bernstein '77 President and Co-Founder, Chelsea Piers; President of the Board, Human Rights First; Co-Founder, Freedom Center at Ground Zero
Homer E. Moyer, Jr. '67 Founder and member, International Department, Miller and Chevalier
Daniel Wilkinson '00
Counsel, Americas Division of Human Rights Watch
John Shattuck '70 CEO, John F. Kennedy Library Foundation; former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; and former U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic

II. Global Markets Room 127

Moderator: Jonathan R. Macey '82 Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Panelists: Stephen M. Cutler '85 Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Guido Ferrarini '78 LL.M. Professor of Law, University of Genoa
Janet Langford Kelly '83 Adjunct Professor, Northwestern Law School; former Senior Vice President-Chief Administrative Officer, Kmart Corporation; former Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Kellogg Company; former Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel, Sara Lee Corporation
Carlos Mendez-Peñate '76 Co-chair, Latin America Practice Group, Coudert Brothers


10:45 -
11:00 am
Break

11:00 -
12:15 pm

III. Global Governance Room 127

Moderator: Oona A. Hathaway '97 Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Panelists: James H. Carter, Jr. '69 Coordinator, International Arbitration Practice; Sullivan & Cromwell
Antonia Chayes '52 Visiting Professor of International Politics and Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Ben W. Heineman, Jr. '71 Senior Vice President for Law & Public Affairs, General Electric Company
Edward K. Kwakwa '87 LL.M., '90 J.S.D. Acting Legal Counsel, World Intellectual Property Organization
James Gustave Speth '69 Dean and Professor in the Practice of Sustainable Development, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University

IV. Global Connections, Levinson Auditorium

Moderator: Jack M. Balkin Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment, Yale Law School

Panelists: Jonathan D. Blake '64 Chair, Technology, Media and Communications Group; founder of the London, Brussels, and San Francisco branch offices; Covington and Burling
Susan P. Crawford '89 Professor, Cardozo School of Law; Policy Fellow, Center for Democracy & Technology; Fellow, Yale Information Society Project
Reed Hundt '74 Senior Adviser, McKinsey & Company; former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
Michael E. Levine '65 Professor (Adjunct) of Law, Yale Law School; former Dean and William S. Beinecke Professor, Yale School of Management