November 9, 2013

2013 Sutton Writing Competition

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 4:00pm - Monday, December 30, 2013 at 4:00pm
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The 2013 Sutton Writing Competition allows JD, LLM, and Graduate Tax Program Students from the Sturm College of Law to write a paper on any area of international or comparative law for a chance to win a $4,000 scholarship to attend the Hague Academy for the 2014 summer term. For more information, please visit: http://www.law.du.edu/index.php/ved-nanda-center-for-international-law/sutton-writing-competition.

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Pet Photo Contest

Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 12:00am - Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:45pm
Location: None

Please join the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund in promoting pet adoption during October and November by entering a pet photo contest!

1. Email us your favorite picture of your beloved pet and your pet’s name to dusaldf@gmail.com
2. We will post your picture on SALDF’s Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/DenverLawStudentAnimalLegalDefenseFund
3. Visit our Facebook page to vote for your favorite pictures by Liking them
4. Win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place prizes donated by local pet supply stores! Pictures with the most Likes win!

Winners will be announced on our Facebook page and contacted via email on November 19, 2013

Contest starts: 10/24/2013 – Contest ends: 11/18/2013

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46th Annual Sutton Colloquium: International Legal Perspectives on the Future of Development

Saturday, November 9, 2013
Location: Forum

In 2000, world leaders convened at the United Nations Millenium Summit and established the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). This was an ambitious blueprint for ending extreme poverty by 2015, which included the goals of endign hunger, eradicating HIV and malaria, achieving access to clean and safe water, improving infant mortality and maternal health, attaining equal access to education for boys and girls, and working toward sustainable environmental policies and practices. The MDGs have achieved mixed success and as 2015 approaches, world leaders must set the post-2015 development agenda.

This year’s annual Leonard v.B. Sutton Colloquium in International Law assesses the impact of the MDGs and previews the post-2015 international development agenda. Please join our panels of scholars as they provide a variety of perspectives on the future of international development. Panel topics will include: 1. Energy and International Development; 2. Development and International Law; and 3. Changing Perspectives on Development and the post-Millennium Development Goals.

This year’s conference notably features the Ved Nanda Center’s Annual Cox Price Human Rights Award lecture by Peter Weiss, Esq. of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Mr. Weiss spearheaded the litigation of the path-breaking Filartiga case, which opened the doors for bringing to justice perpetrators of grave human rights violations abroad. Other keynote speakers are Professor David Stewart, President of the American Branch of the International Law Association and Professor Michael Scharf, Associate Dean of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Panelists include: Professor Jason Aamodt of the University of Tulsa Law School; Professor Upendra Acharya of Gonzaga University; Professor Chad Austin, U.S. Air Force Academy, Professor David Aronofsky, Vice President, Texas International Education Consortium; Professor Lakshman Guruswamy of the University of Colorado School of Law; Dr. Anita Halvorssen, Adjunct Professor of Law,University of Denver Sturm College of Law; Professors Sally Hamilton and Haider Khan of the University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies; Richard Leach, Esq., President and CEO of the World Food Program USA; Professor Anastasia Telesetsky of the University of Idaho College of Law; and Professors K.K. DuVivier, Ved P. Nanda and Annecoos Wiersema of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

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Sutton Colloquium on the Future of International Development

Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Law 165

In 2000, world leaders convened at the UN Millennium Summit and established the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). These goals set forth an ambitious blueprint for ending extreme poverty by 2015.

This year’s annual Leonard v.B. Sutton Colloquium in International Law assesses the impact of the MDGs and previews the post-2015 international development agenda. Please join our panels of scholars as they provide a variety of perspectives on the future of international development. Topics will include: – Changing perspectives on development – Development and international law – Energy and international development – Food security – The post-MDGs

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