Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Conference: Expanding Foreign Relations Law: Constitutional and International Perspectives

Later this week, on September 12th and 13th, the Vanderbilt International Legal Studies Program will host its Fall 2008 Roundtable. The topic is "Expanding Foreign Relations Law: Constitutional and International Perspectives." Here are the papers and commentators:
  • Paul Stephan (Univ. of Virginia - Law), Privatizing International Law
    • Comment: Laurence R. Helfer (Vanderbilt Univ. - Law)
  • David J. Bederman (Emory Univ. - Law), Medellin’s New Paradigm for Treaty Interpretation
    • Comment: Daniel Abebe (Univ. of Chicago - Law)
  • Michael Ramsey (Univ. of San Diego - Law), International Law Limits on Investor Liability in Human Rights Litigation
    • Comment: Christiana Ochoa (Indiana Univ., Bloomington - Law)
  • Chimène Keitner (Univ. of California - Hastings College of Law), Constitutions Beyond Borders: Recourse for Extraterritorial Rights Violations in Comparative Perspective
    • Comment: Evan J. Criddle (Syracuse Univ. - Law)
  • Carlos Vázquez, Treaties as Law of the Land: The Supremacy Clause and The Judicial Enforcement of Treaties
    • Comment: Andreas L. Paulus (Univ. of Göttingen - Law)
  • Ingrid Wuerth (Vanderbilt Univ. - Law), The Enigmatic Captures Clause
    • Comment: David J. Bederman (Emory Univ. - Law)
  • Oona Hathaway (Univ. of California, Berkeley - Law), Imbalance of Power: The Growth of Presidential Power over U.S. International Lawmaking
    • Comment: Jide Nzelibe (Northwestern Univ. - Law)
  • Sean Murphy (George Washington Univ. - Law), The President's Understated Power to Send and Receive Ambassadors
    • Comment: Harlan Cohen (Univ. of Georgia - Law)