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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer/Fall 2016

From left: Sarah Kanbar, ’11, chief articles editor of The University of the Pacific Law Review, interviewing Distinguished Professor of Law Linda Carter, who has retired after 30 years of teaching. Faculty News Symposium Explored Justice for Crimes Across Borders The Annual Global Center Symposium celebrated Distinguished Professor Linda Carter on March 4, 2016. Her extensive scholarship and work in the area of international criminal law served as the springboard for discussions during the symposium. Participants explored the challenges posed by the most serious crimes afflicting humankind around the world. Panelists shared their expertise and insights into national, regional and international approaches to atrocity crimes, including criminal trials, truth commissions and traditional mediation processes. The program lived up to its promise of being an important exchange of ideas on critical issues in the search for a system that can bring justice in the wake of terror and violence. The proceedings of the symposium will be published in The University of the Pacific Law Review, McGeorge’s flagship journal. The symposium was organized by Professor Jarrod Wong, codirector of the Global Center for Business and Development at McGeorge. Wong also organized “Grappling With Investor-State Dispute Settlement in and Beyond the Trans- Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership,” an investment treaty dispute settlement symposium, on Feb. 19, 2016, at McGeorge. Study Space Project in Guatemala n ó ll o g o M Associate Dean and Professor Raquel Aldana and Adjunct Professor Luis s i u Mogollón co-organized a LatCrit Study Space Project in summer 2015, L : m during which a delegation of law professors, lawyers and law students from o tt the United States and Canada traveled to Guatemala to study the topic of o b corporate social responsibility. The trip inspired the group to collaborate on a ; r e scholarly book, From Extraction to Emancipation: Reimagining Development at e for Guatemala. A Study Space workshop bearing the book’s title was held on Y e v Dec. 4, 2015, at McGeorge. e t S : p o T paci f i c l aw 23 Associate Dean and Professor Raquel Aldana (center).


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law - Summer/Fall 2016
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