Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Speaker Friday, April 20, 12pm 2A

The International Human Rights Law Society invites you to lunch with one of the country's preeminent International Lawyers, Marjorie Cohn! Professor Cohn will be speaking Friday, April 20th on International Law, International Human Rights, the War on Terror, and the future of International Institutions like the International Criminal Court and the United Nations. The room location has not yet been decided and you will receive a second email regarding the location. Free food and wine will be provided.

Professor Cohn became president of the National Lawyers Guild in October 2006. She also was recently recognized as one of San Diego’s Top Attorneys in Academics for 2006. She lectures throughout the world on international human rights and U.S. foreign policy. A news consultant for CBS News, and a legal analyst for Court TV, she also provides legal and political commentary on BBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NPR and Pacifica Radio. Co-author of the book Cameras in the Courtroom: Television and the Pursuit of Justice, Professor Cohn has published numerous articles in such journals as Fordham Law Review, Hastings Law Journal and Virginia Journal of International Law, as well as The National Law Journal, Christian Science Monitor and Chicago Tribune. Professor Cohn is a contributing editor to Jurist, MWC News and Guild Practitioner.

Professor Cohn was a legal observer in Iran on behalf of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers in 1978 and she has participated in delegations to Cuba, China and Yugoslavia.


Brett Barley
President International Law Society

1 comment:

brettbarley said...

This event has been rescheduled for Wednesday the 25th at 12pm do to a conflict in Prof. Cohn's schedule. Thanks for the flexibility.