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Northwestern to Host Law Schools Global League

Daylong conference, two-week summer school to focus on law and globalization

  • Global League Summer School expected to draw students from around the world
  • Conference to focus on law and human rights, business, anti-corruption and new technologies
  • Law Schools Global League consists of 24 schools from 22 countries

CHICAGO --- Northwestern Pritzker School of Law will host the annual conference and summer school for the Law Schools Global League (LSGL) July 10 to 22 on its Chicago campus. The events will bring together law schools that share a commitment not only to the globalization of law, but also to the integration of global law in teaching and research. 

The LSGL, of which Northwestern is a founding member, consists of 24 schools from 22 countries. Every year, the league organizes a number of activities, including conferences and a summer school centered on the theme of law and globalization, besides setting up joint-research and joint-teaching activities.

The schedule follows:

  • The Fourth Law Schools Global League Summer School, July 11 to 22: A three-course program that is expected to draw 30 to 35 students from around the world and is taught by professors from the member schools of the LSGL. The three courses include “The Geographies of Law,” “The Future of Investment Law in a Polarized World: Brazil, Canada and the United States as Exemplars of the North-South Debate Over the Legitimacy of the Investment Law Regime, and “The Intersection Between Law and Technology.”
  • The Third LSGL Academic Conference, July 19: A one-day conference with four themes focused on global issues of law and human rights, business, anti-corruption and new technologies for professors and researchers from member schools of the LSGL.
  • Sixth LSGL General Deans Meeting, July 20: The Law Schools Global League seeks to stimulate academic debate as well as cooperation in both education and research concerning the globalization of law. Serving as a platform for sharing knowledge, the LSGL aspires to contribute to the debate on the globalization of law and its implications on legal education, research and practice. 

For more information visit https://lawschoolsgloballeague.com.

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