Professor Sterio Participates at International Law Weekend and at Book Launch for New Piracy Book in New York City

ILW Photo

Professor Sterio (far left), with, from left to right, Professor Charity, Professor Williams, Mr. Garraway, and Professor Scharf, at International Law Weekend 2015.

Associate Dean and Professor Milena Sterio participated in a panel discussion entitled “International Law Responses to States of Emergency” at International Law Weekend, an annual conference jointly organized by the American Branch of the International Law Association and the International Law Students’ Association.  The conference took place at the Bar Association of the City of New York and at Fordham Law School, in New York City, from November 5-7.  Professor Sterio had proposed and organized the above-mentioned panel; other panelists included Dean and Professor Michael Scharf, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Professor Paul Williams, American University Washington College of Law, Professor Matthew Charity, Western New England College of Law, and Charles Garraway, the International Humanitarian Law Fact-Finding Commission.

Book Launch

Professors Newton, Scharf, and Sterio (from left to right) at the book launch of “Prosecuting Maritime Piracy” in New York City.

In addition, Professor Sterio participated in a book launch for her newly published book, “Prosecuting Maritime Piracy” (Cambridge University Press 2015), which she co-edited with Professor Michael Scharf and Professor Michael Newton, Vanderbilt Law School.  The book launch took place during the International Law Weekend conference, and it was hosted by the New York office of Baker & Mackenzie LLP.

Finally, Professor Sterio was recently appointed senior peace fellow at the Public International Law and Policy Group, a Nobel Peace Prize-nominated non-governmental organization based in Washington, D.C.  Professor Sterio had worked with the PILPG on different projects, including as a member of its High Level Piracy Expert Group, and as a participant in human rights documentation project in South Sudan.

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