Program announces Fall Speaker Series

The Program for International Legal Studies at Wayne State University Law School has announced its Fall 2011 Speaker Series.

The Fall 2011 Speaker Series features the following events:

Wednesday, Oct. 12

"The Libya Intervention and Executive War Powers"

Peter Spiro, Charles R. Weiner Professor of Law, Temple Law School

Monday, Oct. 17

"The Consequences of the Eurozone Crisis"

Henry Farrell, associate professor of political science and international affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

Wednesday, Nov. 2

"Anti-Suit Injunctions against Foreign Judgments"

Peter Rutledge, professor of law, University of Georgia Law School

"Each of these speakers is a leading authority on an issue that has been highly controversial among international lawyers and in the media," said Gregory Fox, Wayne Law professor and director of the Program for International Legal Studies. "We are very lucky to have such well-regarded scholars address such important public policy questions."

The events will take place in the Law School's Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium from 12:15-1:30 p.m. on the dates noted above. They are free and open to the public, and lunch will be served. Parking is available for $5 in WSU Structure #1 across from the Law School on West Palmer Street in Detroit. For directions to the Law School or to view a campus map, visit

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Published: Fri, Sep 30, 2011