UNITED SIKHS Participating in International Law Conference

Hansdeep Singh, Staff Attorney and Ilana Ofgang, Legal Fellow will be attending the American Branch of International Law Association (ABILA) Conference that is being  held at Fordham University School of Law and at the American Bar Association (ABA) from Oct. 21-23.

This is a yearly conference where issues of both public and private international law are covered.  Eminent speakers from all over the world come to participate at this event.

Additionally, Hansdeep Singh has been invited to speak on a panel discussing “Pathways to Employment in International Law”.  On the panel is also a preeminent international law scholar, Professor Michael P. Scharf who is a scholar on international criminal law covering: war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.

Please come and join us if you are passionate about international law:

Location: Fordham University School of Law, McNally Amphitheatre

Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm; Saturday 23, 2010

Topic: A unique forum that brings law students and new lawyers together with experienced practitioners to explore opportunities for employment in international law. Learn about international internship opportunities, how to network with legal experts from around the world, practice in other legal systems and cultures, become active in international organizations and societies, and how to develop legal and interpersonal skills. Sponsored by the ABA Section of International Law and ILSA.

Moderator: William Patterson, Executive Director, International Law Students Association

Panelists:

Michael P. Scharf, John Deaver Drinko – Baker & Hostetler Professor of Law and Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law; Chairman of the Board of the International Law Students Association; Member of the Executive Committee of the ABILA;

Beth S. Lyons, Defence Counsel at International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)

Hansdeep Singh, Senior Staff Attorney, International Civil and Human Rights Advocate

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