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The 2020 Tetley Lecture in Maritime Law features a lecture by Michael Brooks, from the Nordisk Defence Club (Nordisk Skibsrederforening)  based in Oslo, Norway.

The club is a mutual association of shipowners, formed for the purpose of defending claims, particularly claims brought by charterers. Brooks is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCI Arb.), a panel member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and a visiting professor at Dalian Maritime University and the Scandinavian Institute for Maritime Law.

Held once a year in the spring, the George Abel and Mathilde Schwab Dreyfous Lecture brings to Tulane speakers in the area of civil and human rights law. This year's lecturer Catherine E. Lhamon, Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, appointed to a six-year term by President Obama in 2016.

Professor James Stewart of University of British Columbia offers a lecture "Will prosecuting the pillage of blood diamonds prevent atrocities?"

Professor Stewart was an Appeals Counsel with the Prosecution of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and he has also worked for the Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Prosecution of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. His principal scholarly work is on the relationship between atrocity, commerce, and international criminal justice.

Join Tulane Law School for the annual Eason-Weinmann Lecture on International & Comparative Law. 

A conversation with political activist and CNN and NPR legal analyst Angela Rye as part of Tulane Law School's Black Law Alumni Weekend.

 

The William Tetley Lecture in Maritime Law will be delivered by Rear Admiral Steven Andersen, Judge Advocate General and Chief Counsel of the U.S. Coast Guard. Andersen is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy  and the George Mason University School of Law.  His lecture is titled, "Taking drugs off the water: Where domestic and international law converge.”

 

Emily Bazelon (Staff Writer, The New York Times Magazine and Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law, Yale Law School) will deliver the annual Phelps Lecture, which is dedicated to First Amendment law and related fields.

Ross Garber will deliver a lecture on Constitution Day, which commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.

Antoine Garapon (Secretary General, Institut des Hautes Etudes sur la Justice) will deliver the annual Eason-Weinmann Lecture, which is dedicated to a topic in the field of comparative law.

Victoria Nourse (Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center) will deliver the McGlinchey Lecture, which is broadly dedicated to the fields of litigation practice, judicial adjudication and justice under law.