Scholars, jurists and practitioners will explore the status and future of U.S. foreign relations law in light of a new restatement at the 31st Sokol Colloquium Jan. 11-12 at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Reporters and advisers on the American Law Institute’s “The Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States” will meet with critics and other experts in the field in Caplin Pavilion to discuss what the restatement achieves, what it leaves out or got wrong, and in what directions U.S. law might head in response to emerging international challenges.
Organized by UVA Law professor Paul Stephan ’77, who co-led the team that worked on the restatement, the colloquium “will address topics that range across constitutional law, international law, the law of federal courts and statutory interpretation, and private international law as these fields confront the ever-evolving, sometimes turbulent, issues that arise in an uncertain and increasingly interconnected world,” Stephan said.
The event is open to the Law School community, though lunch is only available to invited guests.
The Restatement and Beyond: The Past, Present and Future of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States
Friday, Jan. 11
Treaties, Separation of Powers and the Production of International Law
- Curtis Bradley, Duke Law School
- Kevin Cope, University of Virginia School of Law
- Sam Estreicher, New York University Law School
Moderator: Rachel Brewster ’03, Duke Law School
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
International Law and the Judiciary
- A.J. Bellia, Notre Dame Law School (Brad Clark, George Washington University Law School, is absent co-author)
- Gary Born, Wilmer Hale
- Paul Stephan ’77, University of Virginia School of Law
- John Harrison, University of Virginia School of Law
Moderator: Saikrishna Prakash, University of Virginia School of Law
The Restatement and International Law
- Ed Swaine, George Washington University Law School
- Bill Dodge, UC Davis School of Law
- Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov, Professor, Russian Association of International Law
Moderator: Pierre-Hugues Verdier, University of Virginia School of Law
The Restatement’s Ambitions
- Jean Galbraith, University of Pennsylvania School of Law
- Jide Nzelibe, Northwestern University School of Law
- George Rutherglen, University of Virginia School of Law
Moderator: Mila Versteeg, University of Virginia School of Law
Saturday, Jan. 12
Limits on Jurisdiction
- Ralf Michaels, Duke Law School (Hannah Buxbaum, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, as absent co-author)
- Austen Parrish, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
- Thomas Lee, Fordham Law School
- Chimène Keitner, UC Hastings College of the Law
Moderator: Anne Woolhandler, University of Virginia School of Law
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
- Beth Stephens, Rutgers Law School
- David Stewart, Georgetown University Law Center (Ingrid Wuerth, Vanderbilt Law School, as absent co-author)
- Kristina Daugirdas, University of Michigan Law School
Moderator: Sir Jack Beatson, United Kingdom Court of Appeals (retired)
The Future of the Restatement (Roundtable)
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