International Students Speaker Series Examines Law and Legal Education Around the World
The inaugural International Students Speaker Series was held April 12, 2012, at Inlow Hall, with six students speaking about legal education in their home countries. The event featured Fang Xu, LL.M. ’12, judge in Dadong District Court in Shenyang, China, who also was president of the law school’s Master of Laws Association; Ahmed Faheem, of Pakistan, who is an LL.M. student in the intellectual property track; Yen-Chia Chen, J.D. ’12, who worked for the National Science Counsel in his native Taiwan; S.J.D. candidate Mohammed Arafa of Egypt, who’s teaching and scholarship focus on criminal law; Ahmed Shehata, LL.M. ’12, of Egypt, who worked as a corporate lawyer at Nile Advisory Group among other entities; and Bianca Buechner of Germany, LL.M. ’12.
The International Students’ Speaker Series was co-sponsored by the Master of Law’s Association (MLA) as well as the Asian Law Society, with support from Professor Karen Bravo, Associate Dean for International Affairs. The lecture series will continue in the Fall of 2012. Check the website for more information.