Remembering Lou Henkin

Tributes remembering the goodness,  generosity and intellect of Lou Henkin were in abundance following his death last year.  His colleagues at Columbia Law School have now planned A Celebration of the Legacy of Louis Henkin, which will be held March 28, 2011 at 4.00pm at the Law School.

Monday, March 28 | Columbia Law School | 435 W 116th Street | NY, NY 10027

12:10 – 1:20 pm       Henkin’s Continuing Influence: Lunch Panel for Alumni and Students, JGH, 701

A panel presentation featuring former students who continue Henkin’s work today.  Thestudents will offer illustrations of the ideas they carried with them from the classroom to their careers and will share their views on Henkin’s lessons for current and future students.

4:00 5:00 pm   Commemoration, JGH 104

Judge Rosemary Barkett, US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Sarah Cleveland, Louis Henkin Professor in Human and Constitutional Rights, currently Counselor on International Law, Office of the Legal Adviser, U. S. State Department
Lori Damrosch, Hamilton Fish Prof. of Intl. Law and Diplomacy, Henry L. Moses Prof. of Law and Intl. Organization
David W. Leebron, President, Rice University
Peter Rosenblum, Lieff Cabraser Clinical Professor in Human Rights Law, Co-Director, Human Rights Institute

Reception to follow in Drapkin Lounge.

6:30 – 8:00 pm       Louis Henkin: A World of Ideas and Action, JGH 104

Moderated by: Sarah Cleveland
Andreas Lowenfeld, Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law Emeritus, New York University School of Law
Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University
Gerald Neuman, J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law, Harvard Law School; Member, UN Human Rights Committee
Catherine Powell, Director, International Law and the Constitution Initiative, Fordham Law School; currently Office of Policy Planning, U.S. State Department;
and Sir Nigel Rodley, Professor of Law and Chair of the Human Rights Center, University of Essex & Member, UN Human Rights Committee

Presented by Rightslink, The Columbia Society of International Law, Amnesty International, The Journal of Transnational Law, The Human Rights Law Review, and The Society for Immigrant and Refugee Rights in collaboration with Columbia Law School and the Human Rights Institute.

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