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The Function of Judges and Arbitrators in International Law

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

8:30–9:00am         Reg­is­tra­tion and Break­fast (Green­berg Lounge)

9:00–9:30am         Wel­come and Open­ing Remarks:

Dean Trevor Mor­ri­son Clarence D. Ash­ley Pro­fes­sor of Law, and Dean, New York Uni­ver­si­ty   School of Law 

Car­olin Guentert ’14   Senior Sym­po­sium Edi­tor, Jour­nal of Inter­na­tion­al Law and Pol­i­tics New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law

Alyson Zure­ick ‘14 Edi­tor in Chief, Jour­nal of Inter­na­tion­al Law and Pol­i­tics, New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law

Pro­fes­sor José Alvarez Her­bert and Rose Rubin Pro­fes­sor of Inter­na­tion­al Law, and Fac­ul­ty Advi­sor, New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law  

9:30–10:45am         Pan­el One: Com­pet­ing The­o­ries of Jus­tice and Adju­di­ca­tion: the Role of Judges in Inter­na­tion­al Law 

Mod­er­a­tor: Cesare Romano Pro­fes­sor of Inter­na­tion­al Law, Loy­ola Law School, Los Ange­les; and Edi­tor of OXFORD HANDBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL ADJUDICATION (2014)

Pres­i­dent Theodor Meron Judge, Pres­i­dent of the Inter­na­tion­al Crim­i­nal Tri­bunal for the for­mer Yugoslavia; Pres­i­dent, Mech­a­nism for Inter­na­tion­al Crim­i­nal Tri­bunals, and Charles L. Deni­son Pro­fes­sor of Law Emer­i­tus and Judi­cial Fel­low, New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law

Judge Stephen Schwebel Pres­i­dent, Admin­is­tra­tive Tri­bunal of the World Bank; For­mer Judge and Pres­i­dent, Inter­na­tion­al Court of Jus­tice; and Inter­na­tion­al Arbitrator

*Geir Ulf­stein Pro­fes­sor of Pub­lic and Inter­na­tion­al Law, Uni­ver­si­ty of Oslo; and Deputy Direc­tor, Pluri­Courts, The Fac­ul­ty of Law of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Oslo

10:45–12:00pm         Pan­el Two: Cross-Judg­ing: Dia­logue in the Inter­na­tion­al Judi­cial Sys­tem 

Mod­er­a­tor: Gráinne de Búr­ca Flo­rence Ellinwood Allen Pro­fes­sor of Law, New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law; Direc­tor, Hauser Glob­al Law Fac­ul­ty; and Direc­tor, Jean Mon­net Cen­ter for Inter­na­tion­al and Region­al Eco­nom­ic Law and Justice

Eyal Ben­venisti Glob­al Vis­it­ing Pro­fes­sor of Law, New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law; and Anny and Paul Yanow­icz Pro­fes­sor of Human Rights, Tel Aviv Uni­ver­si­ty Fac­ul­ty of Law

*André Nol­lka­em­per  Pro­fes­sor of Pub­lic Inter­na­tion­al Law and Vice-Dean for Research, Fac­ul­ty of Law, Uni­ver­si­ty of Ams­ter­dam; and Aca­d­e­m­ic Direc­tor, Ams­ter­dam Cen­ter for Inter­na­tion­al Law

Georg Nolte Pro­fes­sor of Pub­lic Inter­na­tion­al Law, Hum­boldt Uni­ver­si­ty;  Mem­ber of the Inter­na­tion­al Law Com­mis­sion of the Unit­ed Nations; and LAPA Fel­low, Prince­ton University 

Alec Stone Sweet Leit­ner Pro­fes­sor of Inter­na­tion­al Law, Pol­i­tics, and Inter­na­tion­al Stud­ies, Yale Law School

12:00–1:15pm       Lunch Break Speak­ers and mod­er­a­tors and the guests of the Rubin fam­i­ly are invit­ed to the Snow Din­ing Room for lunch and remarks by Lin­da Sil­ber­man, Mar­tin Lip­ton Pro­fes­sor of Law, New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law, and Jean­nie For­rest, Vice Dean, New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law

1:15–2:30pm         Pan­el Three:Law­mak­ers or Dis­pute Set­tlers? The Role of Arbi­tra­tors in Inter­na­tion­al Arbi­tra­tion 

Mod­er­a­tor: Don­ald Dono­van Part­ner, Debevoise & Plimp­ton LLP; Pres­i­dent, Amer­i­can Soci­ety of Inter­na­tion­al Law 

Andrea Bjork­lund L. Yves Forti­er Chair in Inter­na­tion­al Arbi­tra­tion and Inter­na­tion­al Com­mer­cial Law, McGill Uni­ver­si­ty Fac­ul­ty of Law

Fran­co Fer­rari    Pro­fes­sor of Law, New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law, and Direc­tor, Cen­ter for Transna­tion­al Lit­i­ga­tion and Com­mer­cial Law 

Bri­an King Part­ner, Fresh­fields Bruck­haus Deringer LLP 

2:30–3:30pm        Event: A Con­ver­sa­tion about the Future of Inter­na­tion­al Courts and Tribunals

Mod­er­a­tor: José Alvarez 

*Andreas Følles­dal Pro­fes­sor of Polit­i­cal Phi­los­o­phy, Nor­we­gian Cen­tre for Human Rights, Uni­ver­si­ty of Oslo; and Direc­tor, Pluri­Courts, The Fac­ul­ty of Law of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Oslo

*Lau­rence Helfer Har­ry R. Chad­wick, Sr. Pro­fes­sor of Law, Duke Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law 

3:30–3:45pm     Clos­ing Remarks

Judge Lech Gar­lic­ki Glob­al Vis­it­ing Pro­fes­sor of Law, New York Uni­ver­si­ty School of Law; For­mer Judge, Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court, Poland; and For­mer Judge, Euro­pean Court of Human Rights

After 4 pm:        Alum­ni Din­ner host­ed by Her­bert Rubin 

* Speak­ers affil­i­at­ed with PluriCourts

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