International Student Speaker Series Offers Chance to Learn from Graduate Law Students
The International Student Speaker Series continued during the Fall 2012 semester, with two lectures given by graduate law students from around the world.
The inaugural lecture in the series was presented in Spring 2012 in the law school’s Wynne Courtroom. The lectures are presented by the Master of Law Association and the Graduate Studies Program, and are coordinated by Professor Karen Bravo, Associate Dean for International Affairs. Lectures this semester were held in the faculty longue.
The first lecture of the Fall semester on September 20 was on the topic of Family Law. LL.M. students Thatchaphon Svetasreni of Thailand, Liu Yi-sheng of Taiwan, Angelique Odette Devaux of France, Gabriela Castilhos of Brazil, Najeeb Basim of Iraq, Zhenzhu Li and Zhe Sun of China, shared how family law is approached in their home countries.
The second lecture of the semester was presented October 23. S.J.D. student Mo hamed A. Arafa of Egypt, and LL.M. students Nasser Shah of Kuwait, Flavia Martinelli De Medeiros of Brazil, Fabiana Morette Lattea of Brazil, and Zhenzhu Li of China, spoke about criminal law in their home countries.