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Panel: 'Law, Politics, and the South China Sea'

Thursday, August 28, 2014,

  • Location: Vanderbilt Law School • 131 21st Ave South • Nashville, TN 37203
  • Room: Moore Room

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This panel discussion, co-sponsored by the International Legal Studies ProgramAsian Pacific American Law Student Association and the International Law Society, features experts on current legal and political issues affecting the South China Sea, which is encircled by southwestern China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and the Philippines.

Panelists include:

  • Cliff M. Johnson, Assistant Legal Adviser for Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs with the U.S. State Department
  • Julian Ku, Maurice A. Dean Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs and John DeWitt Gregory Research Scholar at Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Dean School of Law. Professor Ku recently received a Taiwan Fellowship and spent summer 2014 as a visiting scholar at National Taiwan University College of Law in Taipei conducting research into the treatment of international law in Taiwan and China involving historical and contemporary territorial and maritime disputes

Moderated by Ingrid Wuerth, professor of law, Vanderbilt Law School

A reception will immediately follow in the 2nd floor North Lobby.