Mar 7, 2013
9:00am - 3:00pm    |    Furman Hall Room 334

The Institute for International Law and Justice and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice will be holding the first part of the

Annual International Law and Human Rights Student Scholarship Conference

on Thursday, March 7, 2013 in Furman Hall, Rm 334.

The second part of the conference will take place on Friday, April 12, 2013.

The purpose of the conference is to encourage the development of scholarship by giving students an opportunity to present papers and works-in-progress in a constructive and collaborative environment.

The schedule of presentations for March 7, 2013, is below.  The conference is open to the public and we encourage all members of the law school community to attend. If you would like to receive of a copy of any paper, please contact Angelina Fisher at

  • 9:00-9:30 Jonathan Cardenas: “The Contractual Protection of International Project Finance in Latin America: An Economic and Comparative Analysis of Legal Stabilization in Argentina and Colombia
  • 9:30-10:00   Elspeth Faiman Hans: Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanisms A Global Administrative Law Assessment
  • 10:30-11:00  Hannah Bloch-Wehba : Confronting Totalitarianism at Home: The Roots of European Privacy Protections
  • 11:00-11:30 Elena Lobo: Meeting at the Margins; The Margin of Appreciation in the European Court of Human Rights
  • 11:30-12:00  Mae Nguyen: Business Governance in Vietnam: Impacts of International and Domestic Competitiveness Indicators
  • 12:00-12:30 Adria Gulizia : Making a List and Checking it Twice: Compliance and Countermeasures at the FATF
  • 12:30-1:00  May Miller-Dawkins: (Hydro)power politics: Local participation, national development and the emergence of the hybrid-private global governance of hydropower projects
  • 1:00-1:30 Nakesha I Figaro: Administering Haitian Statelessness “Hard” global administrative law lessons in the Dominican Republic and “soft” solutions
  • 1:30-2:00  Johan Heymans: Sentencing at the ICC: the principle of proportionality
  • 2:00-2:30  Kaveri Vaid: Selecting Situations to Fill the Gaps: An Analysis of Proprio Motu Decision-Making
  • 2:30-3:00  Julianne Marley: Environmental “Endangerment Findings” in Investment Tribunals: Varying Approaches to Expertise



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