THE FACULTY - GLOBAL ACTIVITIES
Faculty members of the Washington University School of Law are engaged in a dizzying array of local, national, and international projects related to teaching, research, and policy formation. Detailed biographies and publication lists appear in the Washington University School of Law web site. (Visit http://ls.wustl.edu and click on "faculty" and its various subheadings.)
Here are some of the foreign, comparative, and international activities of the faculty and administration of the Washington University School of Law:
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Professor Bernstein, an expert in both labor law and insurance law, recently spoke at the First International Underwriting Congress in Mexico City on the subject of "Market Conduct: A Global Perspective." He is also writing the United States chapter of the "International Encyclopaedia of Insurance Laws."
He is currently co-directing, with the Director of the Centre for Legal Education (Australia), an international research project on lawyer-client communications with participants from England, Scotland, Australia, South Africa, the United States, and India. He is co-authoring a book, based on the Rethinking Equality conference, with Dr. N.R. Madhava Menon, one of the three Law Commissioners of India and former dean of the National Law School of India. He has made scholarly presentations at many international conferences, including the Worldwide Advocacy Conference at the Inns of Court School of Law (London); the International Seminar of Legal Clinics (Buenos Aires); the Inaugural Conference of the Global Alliance for Justice Education (India); and the Second and Fourth International Conferences on Clinical Legal Education and Scholarship (UCLA/University of London). At the law school he has chaired the international programs committee and currently coordinates the law school's various international student exchange programs.
An expert in medical ethics, Professor Dresser holds a joint appointment at the Schools of Law and Medicine. She has co-chaired a symposium in Helsinki on informed consent in clinical trials and has given presentations on biomedical and psychiatric research, reproductive technologies, animal experimentation, and health care policy in Acapulco, London, Tokyo, Amsterdam, Milan, and Munich.
Professor Drobak, an expert in law and economics, also holds an appointment in the Department of Economics and teaches in the School of Business. At the law school he directs the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. He has been on the faculty of the United States Business School in Prague since its inception in 1991. There he annually co-teaches an MBA course for central Europeans with Nobel Laureate Douglass North. He has advised the Finance Minister of the Czech Republic on the large-scale voucher privatization program and the Republic of Georgia in connection with the drafting of its post-Soviet constitution. He is also one of the founders, the Secretary, and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for New Institutional Economics, whose members represent 45 countries. He has spoken at the Society's annual conferences in Paris and at the World Bank, and at the University of Tabingen, Germany. He gave the keynote address at an event honoring the Manager of the Year for the Czech Republic for the year 2000. He has also participated in a joint project of the U.S. and the New Independent States on democracy and the market economy for business and government leaders in the former Soviet Union.
Formerly the Dean of the School of Law, Professor Ellis was recently a visiting senior research fellow at Jesus College, Oxford University and then a visiting professor of law at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, working on international and comparative aspects of the law of competition and the law of product liability and giving numerous presentations. Earlier he had been a visiting member of the Senior Common Room at Mansfield College, Oxford University. He has also spoken on product liability law in Seoul, Korea. His courses include international and comparative product liability law and seminars in international and comparative competition law and international environmental law and policy. He is a member of the American Law Institute.
Formerly the chair of the Political Science Department at Washington University, Professor Epstein is one of the most renowned political scientists in America. She is a prolific scholar, with particular expertise in the study of courts. She is currently working on a study of constitutional courts in various nations, with principal emphasis on the courts of several eastern European states. Together with Professor Stanley L. Paulson, she is co-organizing a major international conference on constitutional courts, to be held at the School of Law in November 2001. (See the separate article on the conference.)
Professor Foster is a specialist in the laws of socialist and former socialist nations. As an undergraduate at Princeton she majored in Slavic languages and literatures and received certificates in Latin American Studies and Russian Studies. She then went on to receive joint J.D. and M.A. degrees from Yale in law and international relations and a J.S.D. from Stanford Law School, where she completed a dissertation that examined Soviet influences on Chinese law. She has been a research fellow at Harvard Law School's East Asian Legal Studies program, a fellow at Harvard's Russian Research Center, a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Russian and East European Studies at Stanford, and a consultant on international tax.
She has written widely on Chinese, Russian and Cuban law. Topics run the gamut from democracy and freedom of the press to legal culture, restitution of expropriated property, the transfer of Hong Kong to the PRC, inheritance law, economic legislation, software protection, and codification. She has served on the ABA Task Force on Cuban Technical Assistance; the Advisory Committee for the Soviet Lawyer Internship Project; the Board of Directors of the American Society of Comparative Law; the Board of Advisors of the Parker School journal of East European Law; the editorial board of the Post-Soviet Media Law and Policy Newsletter; and the Domestic and International Law Commission of the U.S.- U.S.S.R. Emerging Leaders Summit. She reads Chinese, French, Italian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Latin and ancient Greek. Professor Foster's courses include Chinese Law and a course entitled "Socialist Law in Transition: Russia, China, and Cuba."
Professor Greenhaw teaches an Introduction to United States Law and Methods course for foreign LLM students and assists in the teaching of an undergraduate course in United States constitutional law. She was a visiting scholar at Macquarie University School of Law in Sydney, Australia, where she gave a faculty seminar on law and religion. She has resided in the Philippines, Nigeria, Switzerland, Spain, and Australia.
One of the world's most distinguished comparativists, and one of the leading western authorities on Japanese law, Professor Haley joined the Washington University faculty this fall. He had worn several hats at the University of Washington in Seattle, as the Garvey, Schubert & Barer Professor of Law and of International Studies, Professor of East Asian Studies, the Chair of the Japanese Studies Program, and the Director of the Asian Law Program. His overseas visiting appointments include Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania; the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg; Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan (as a Fulbright lecturer and visiting professor); Tubingen University in Germany; Kobe University in Japan; the University of Freiburg in Germany (as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow); and Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He has also visited at Harvard Law School.
Professor Haley has authored, edited, or co-edited nine books, including the landmark Authority Without Power - Law and the Japanese Paradox (Oxford University Press, 1991). He has also written countless articles, the most famous being "The Myth of the Reluctant Litigant" (1978). He is credited with transforming the field of Japanese law in the United States. His writings span an extraordinary range, addressing such diverse subjects as the Japanese criminal process; Japanese land use law; Japanese constitutional and administrative law; Japanese property law; Japanese political economy; Japanese regulation of foreign lawyers; East Asian business transactions; international, foreign, and comparative competition law; the civil law tradition in Europe, Latin America and East Asia; German law; and international legal education.
One of the West's foremost scholars in the field of Chinese law, Professor Jones has been an NDEA Post-Doctoral Fellow in Chinese at Columbia University; a visiting professor at the University of Freiburg; a visiting professor at National Taiwan University (twice); a visiting research scholar at the University of Tokyo; a visiting research fellow at the Institute for Developing Economics in Tokyo; a Fulbright lecturer at Wuhan University in the People's Republic of China; and a member of the Committee on Legal Educational Exchange with the People's Republic of China. Among Professor Jones's major works are his books Basic Principles of Civil Law in China and The Great Qing Code. His many articles cover broad terrain, including the history of British and American commercial law and arbitration; philosophy of law; Japanese sales law; the Ch' ing dynasty; Chinese criminal law; thought control in pre-war Japan; political campaigns in China; Chinese constitutional law; and Chinese environmental law. He has spoken all over the world, having recently delivered the Ritholz Lecture at the Harvard Law School on the subject of Chinese civil law. Although now retired from teaching, Professor Jones remains an active scholar and generous colleague.
Professor Joy is an expert in clinical teaching, criminal law, and the legal profession. His interest in international law is longstanding; he attended the Hague Academy of International Law in 1983. He has also written, and engaged in pro bono advocacy, in the field of immigration law.
Soon to be installed as the Tyrrell Williams Professor of Law, Dean Keating is a distinguished commercial law scholar. His coursebook on the law of sales includes materials on the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, as does his co-authored coursebook on commercial transactions.
Professor Legomsky is the inaugural director of the Institute for Global Legal Studies. He is the author of Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy (now in its second edition), which has been adopted as the required text for immigration courses at 121 American law schools. His other books, published by the Oxford University Press, include Immigration and the Judiciary: Law and Politics in Britain and America; and Specialised Justice, a study of the theory and practice of specialized courts and administrative tribunals in the United States and New Zealand. His articles have been mainly in the related fields of immigration, refugee, and citizenship law, with emphasis on migration policies of major receiving states; expulsion; asylum adjudication; the detention of aliens; the constitutional foundations of immigration restrictions; the role of the judiciary in immigration disputes; the meaning of citizenship; dual nationality; employer sanctions; and the racial and ethnic implications of immigration quotas. His international courses include immigration law, international human rights, international criminal law, and a seminar entitled "Immigrants, Citizens, and Human Rights."
Professor Legomsky earned his D.Phil. from Oxford University in comparative immigration law. Since then, he has been a Parsons Fellow at the University of Sydney; the Hugo Anton Engelhart Distinguished Visiting Professor at the St. Mary's University Institute on World Legal Problems in Innsbruck; a summer faculty member at the University of San Diego Institute of International and Comparative Law in Mexico City and later in Florence; a visiting professor at the University of Konstanz (Germany); an adjunct professor at Webster University in Geneva; and a visiting professor at Victoria University of Wellington.
Legomsky has chaired the immigration law section of the Association of American Law Schools and the Law Professors Committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He now chairs the Refugee Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association. He has testified before Congress and has advised President Clinton's transition team; President Bush's Commissioner of Immigration; the Administrative Conference of the United States; the immigration ministers of Russia and Ukraine; and the governments of Belarus, Azerbaijan, and Tajikistan on migration, refugee, and citizenship issues. In the past five years, Professor Legomsky has given 56 invited presentations in eleven countries. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute; the recipient of Washington University's Distinguished Faculty Award and the law school's triennial teaching award; and a member of the editorial boards of the Legal Scholarship Network's "Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy Abstracts," the Immigration and Nationality Law Review, and the Carnegie Endowment's "Research Perspectives on Migration."
Professor Levin is a widely acclaimed expert and prolific scholar in the field of administrative law. The third edition of his co-authored book Administrative Law and Process in a Nutshell has been translated into Japanese and Chinese for dissemination in Asia.
A distinguished authority in the fields of land use, environmental law, and state and local government, Professor Mandelker is the author of 21 books, including a book on housing subsidies in the United States and England and another on green belts and urban growth in England. Among his seven additional monographs are one on environmental policy in England and one other on urban development in Korea and the Philippines. His countless book chapters and scholarly articles include writings on environmental impact assessment in the U.K. and Canada, planning and housing in Slovenia, city planning in the former Soviet Union, and compensation in town and country planning in England.
At various times in his career, Professor Mandelker has been a Ford Foundation law faculty fellow at the University of London; a visiting fellow at University College London; a visiting fellow at the University of Copenhagen; a visiting scholar in the Urban Planning Department in Haifa, Israel; a visiting scholar at the Institute of State and Law in Moscow; and a faculty member at the Salzburg Seminar in American Studies. He has been retained as a consultant by Hong Kong for a study of zoning amortization; the Nuffield Foundation Inquiry on British Town and Country Planning; the City of Melbourne, Australia for development of a strategic plan; and the United Nations Centre on Housing, Building and Planning. He delivered the fifteenth Denman Lecture at Cambridge University and has given speeches for the U.S.I.A. in Israel and in the former Yugoslavia.
Professor McManis is co-authoring a forthcoming law school coursebook on international intellectual property and has written a number of leading articles in the same field. Among other subjects, his writings address the intellectual property aspects of international mergers; international protection for computer chips; intellectual property law in East Asia and in the European Community; and the relationships between international intellectual property law and environmental protection, bio-diversity, biotechnology, and computer technology. He has been a Fulbright Fellow at the International Intellectual Property Training Institute in Taejon, Korea; a consultant to the World Intellectual Property Organization at the University of Delhi; a participant in the Regional Symposium on Intellectual Property Law Teaching and Research in Beijing; an exchange professor at Yonsei University and at Sichuan University in the People's Republic of China; a visiting lecturer on several occasions at Nihon University and at the Japan Institute for International Business Law; a member of the Asia Pacific Legal Institute delegation to the 68th biennial conference of the International Law Association; a participant in that Institute's workshop on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Protection in Taipei; and a member of the Committee of Experts on International Intellectual Property Law of the American Law Institute. Professor McManis recently hosted a delegation of Japanese tax professors and practitioners at Washington University.
With an LL.B from the University of London and LLM and J.S.D. degrees from Yale, Professor Mutharika has been an active and influential scholar in international law, with particular expertise in matters concerning Africa and the third world. He has written or edited several books, including The Regulation of Statelessness under International and National Law, The Alien under American Law (2 volumes), and International Law of Development (6 volumes). His many articles cover such subjects as state succession; loss of nationality; treaty acceptance in Africa; development assistance; democratization; Malawi constitutional law; the African perspective on international law; the U.N. Security Council's role in peace management; the investment climate in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa; and African state capability. He is currently working on a book on foreign Investment security in sub-Saharan Africa.
He has been a UNITAR Lecturer, and later an International Law Fellow, at the International Law Commission in Geneva; a consultant to the UN Institute for Training and Research in New York; an academic visitor at the London School of Economics; a visiting lecturer at Haile Selassie I University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; a lecturer in law at the University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania; a visiting lecturer at Rutgers University School of Law; a resident magistrate for the Tanzanian Judiciary; the senior vice-chairman and general counsel of the Europe Southern Africa Consultancy (Pvt.) Ltd., in Lilongwe, Malawi; an invited (by Parliament) resource person at the Malawi Constitutional Conference, at which he played a leading role in the conceptualization and structuring of Malawi's new democratic constitution; the general counsel to the Malawi Action Committee (a human rights organization advocating democratization); a member of the U.N. Panel of Experts considering the new international economic order; an expert and rapporteur on state succession at the UN regional conference on international law for Africa in Ghana; the editor of the Eastern Africa Law Review; the general counsel and international representative of the United Party (of Malawi); the President of the African Studies Association in America; and the founding President of the International Third World Legal Studies Association.
Professor Mutharika has presented papers throughout the world, including England, Malawi, the United States, Ethiopia, Italy, Kenya, Ghana, and Canada. He has served on countless advisory boards, including the International Advisory Board of the New Community Corporation, the Board of Directors of the UN Association of St. Louis, the Board of Directors of the International Third World Legal Studies Association, the Editorial Advisory Board of the Fordham International Law Journal, and the Board of Editors of Third World Legal Studies. He has also been a book reviewer for Transnational Publishers and Oceana Publications. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania. The international courses that he teaches or has taught include public international law, international transactions, international investment law, international trade law, international development law, comparative constitutional law, international diplomatic law, and international organizations.
Soon to be installed as the William Gardiner Hammond Professor of Law, Professor Paulson holds a joint appointment at the School of Law and the Department of Philosophy. He is an extraordinarily prolific and respected scholar in legal philosophy and comparative constitutional law. Specializing principally in European legal philosophy, he is universally regarded as the world's leading authority on the immensely influential Austrian philosopher Hans Kelsen. His books and articles have been written in English and German, with translations of his work appearing in Italian, French, and Spanish. They have dealt with a variety of subjects, including the philosophies of Kelsen and Kant and theories of legal norms. The volume by Gustav Radbruch, Rechtsphilosophie, which he co-edited, was published last year. The Oxford University Press (Clarendon) recently published the 700-page Normativity and Norms: Critical Perspectives on Kelsenian Themes, which he co-edited and translated with his wife, Bonnie Litschewski Paulson. He is now working on another major book on Kelsen, along with numerous articles.
A small sampling of his overseas fellowships and visits include stints at the University of Gottingen (senior Fulbright award); the Max Planck Society for Public International Law and Comparative Public Law in Heidelberg; the University of Munster (NEH grant); the University of Vienna (senior Fulbright award); the Free University of Berlin (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation research fellowship); the University of Genoa; the University of Valladolid, Spain (Fulbright); the University of Sheffield; the University of Sydney (Parsons fellowship); the Kelsen Institute in Vienna (appointed by the Austrian Federal Chancellor); the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Fulbright); the University of Paris (Fulbright); the Austrian Federal Academy of Public Administration (several times); the Institute for Advanced Studies in Bratislava, Slovakia; and the University of Kiel, Germany. He has given literally hundreds of overseas invited presentations, in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. He is a member of the editorial boards of several journals, including Ratio Juris (Oxford), Ragion Pratica (Genoa), Diritto e Cultura (Naples and Rome), the Liverpool Law Review, and Res Publica (Manchester and Liverpool). He is co-organizing, with Professor Lee Epstein, the first in a series of major international conferences for the Institute for Global Legal Studies. It will be on the subject of constitutional courts and will be held November 1-3, 2001 at the School of Law.
Professor Sadat has written widely in both international and comparative law and is best known for her work in international criminal law. After law school she received her diplôme d'Études Approfondies in private international law and international commercial law from the University of Paris I before practicing law for several years at three distinguished firms in Paris. She has taught summer law courses in Paris and in Galway and has completed judicial clerkships in the French Cour de Cassation and in the Conseil d'État (as well as for Judge Tate of the Fifth Circuit in the United States). Her forthcoming book, entitled The New International Criminal Court: An Uneasy Revolution, is supported by a grant from the United States Institute of Peace. She has been the special editor of two other books on the International Criminal Court and is a coauthor of the only casebook on international criminal law currently published in the United States. Her many articles, written in English and French, deal with such topics as genocide; crimes against humanity; the new International Criminal Court; official language laws in the United States and France; the prosecutions of Paul Touvier and Maurice Papon; the role of the European Court of Justice; and the Euro (on which she organized a major conference). She is an active speaker both in the United States and abroad and is currently engaged in a collaborative project, sponsored by Princeton University, to fashion international rules on the exercise of universal jurisdiction.
She chairs the International Criminal Court Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association. In that capacity, and as an NGO delegate to the conference preparatory committee and to the 1998 United Nations diplomatic conference in Rome at which the court was established, Professor Sadat played an instrumental role in the resulting convention. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association; a member of the Executive Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law; the secretary of the AALS section on comparative law; the vice-president of the American Branch of the International Association of Penal Law; and a Board member of the Revue Québécoise de Droit International, the International Law Students Association, the American Journal of Comparative Law, and the Société de Législation Comparée. She has been admitted to the French Bar, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Alliance Francaise of St. Louis, and is proficient in French, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic. At Washington University, her courses have included international criminal law, comparative law, European Union law, international business planning and drafting, and the United States Constitution and foreign affairs. She has also led the Jessup international moot court team to extraordinary honors in consecutive years.
Dean Shoresman directs most of the graduate programs at the School of Law, including the LLM for overseas students, a program that she has dramatically expanded and improved. She also directs the school's many joint degree programs, including those in East Asian and European studies. (See the articles on those programs earlier in this publication.) In her previous positions, she directed the Asian Studies Outreach Program of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and later served as the Associate Director of International Studies, and then the Director of Overseas Programs, at Washington University. In these roles she obtained several large grants for students, faculty, conferences, and other work. She teaches an undergraduate course on Chinese, Japanese, and Korean educational policies and has taught a travel-study course in the PRC. She has been a fellow at the Japan Institute for Social and Economic Affairs and a Korea Society Fellow in Korea. She has published several papers and book chapters on East Asian education.
Professor Tokarz is a leader in both national and international clinical education, as well as an expert in the law of employment discrimination. She was a member of the training committee for a workshop at the Global Alliance for justice Education Inaugural Conference in Trivandrum, India and is on the Planning Committee for the next G.A.J.E. conference, to be held in South Africa in 2001. She was a faculty member in the Legal Clinics Initiative sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe at Jagellonian University in Krakow and a convener of the First International Clinic Directors Conference, in St. Louis. Professor Tokarz has taught a course entitled "Comparative Employment Rights: The United States, Israel, and the European Community."