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School of Law Holds International Law Week

The Annual Annual International and Comparative Law Symposium November 17-18 highlights this year's International Law Week. During the week, a series of special events will focus on the study and importance of international law and highlight the wide range of international law opportunities at the Law School.

This week's events include:

Monday, November 15

Brown Bag International Post-Graduate Fellowship Discussion
12-1:00 p.m., Room 302
Guest Speaker: Professor Barbara Bezdek
Bring your lunch and learn about International Fellowship opportunities. All students welcome! Co-sponsored by the CDO & International Law Society.

Tuesday, November 16

Foreign Careers for U.S.-Trained Lawyers: Strategies for Getting the Overseas Job of Your Dreams and Tips for Managing Foreign Life and Work
12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Crowell & Moring LLP
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Have you ever dreamt of practicing law overseas, but didn't know how to make the transition? The International Law Forum presents a panel of women who will discuss their international job-search strategies, as well as their tips on having a successful experience abroad. Speakers will include representatives from the public, private and non-profit sectors. Please note that this will be a brown bag luncheon.

Confirmed panelists include:

  • Rebekah R. Eubanks, Assistant General Counsel for Latin America & the Caribbean, and Europe & Eurasia at USAID
  • Diane Holt, Principal at Transitions International
  • Nicole C. Lee, President of TransAfrica Forum
  • Ambassador Eunice Reddick, U.S. Department of State's Diplomat in Residence at Howard University and Former U.S. Ambassador to the Gabonese Republic and The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
  • Marilyn Tucker, Director of Alumni Career Services & International Internships at Georgetown University Law Center

Metro Stop: Metro Center, Federal Triangle or Archives - Navy Mem'l - Penn Quarter
Advance Registration:
Free for members
$5 non members
Free for students
Registration after 11/12/10:
$3 members
$8 non members
$3 students

Informal Discussion with Professor Danchin and Professor Olshasnky on International Opportunities
5:30 pm, Room 108
Have an opportunity to ask professors questions about international internships, jobs, and experiences.

Wednesday, November 17

Student International Experience Brown Bag Lunch
Noon, Room 205
Come listen to students talk about their experiences abroad. Pizza will be served.

Opening Speaker for Symposium
6 p.m., Ceremonial Court Room
Norman Tjombe will be the speaker and discuss different aspects of international law

Thursday, November 18

Annual International & Comparative Law Program Symposium
"Re-imagining International Clinical Law"
8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Movie Screening
"Total Denial"
3:30 - 6:30 p.m., Room 302
Snacks will be served. This event is co-sponsored by APALSA


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