CTLS Launched Today

Dean Mayo Moran today presided over a webcast to launch UofT Law’s participation in Georgetown’s Center for Transnational Legal Studies which brings together in London faculty and students from ten nations and five continents to study international, transnational and comparative law. Georgetown Law Professors David Cole and Nina Pillard are the Academic Directors for the Center’s first year.

Georgetown’s initial partners in the Center include the Free University of Berlin, University of Fribourg (Switzerland), Hebrew University of Jerusalem, King’s College London, University of Melbourne, National University of Singapore, University of Sao Paulo, University of Torino and University of Toronto.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008

Senior Practitioners Perspectives on the Emerging Global Lawyer

Milton Regan, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center (moderator)
Lord Daniel Brennan QC, UK House of Lords and Member, Matrix Chambers
Ted Burke, CEO, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
William P. Frank, Partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
Richard Price, Partner, Shearman & Sterling, LLP ((Richard is a UofT graduate))
Robert Ruyak, Managing Partner and CEO, Howrey LLP
Carole Silver, Executive Director, Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, Georgetown University Law Center (((archived webcast available on Tuesday, October 28)))

WEBCAST:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2008

12:00 p.m. (LIVE Webcast available at 8:00 a.m. EST)
Center for Transnational Legal Studies Ceremonial Opening
WEBCAST:

3:00 p.m. (LIVE Webcast unavailable; archived Webcast available following the event)
Global Legal Education: Reflections from the Faculty of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies

T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Dean, Georgetown University Law Center (moderator)
Andrea Biondi, Professor, Kings College Law School
Kerry Rittich, Professor, University of Toronto Law School
Muthucumuraswamy Sornarajah, Professor, National University of Singapore

Franz Werro, Professor, Fribourg University

WEBCAST:

5:00 p.m. (LIVE Webcast unavailable; archived Webcast available following the event)

Remarks by Right Honourable Baroness Brenda Hale of Richmond, DBE, PC, FBA
WEBCAST:

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