Panelists’ Biographies and Presentations

More than thirty of the world’s most renowned legal scholars gathered to pay an academic and educational tribute to a most inspirational and beloved professor, mentor, friend, and colleague.

Click on the link below to view biographies of the featured panelists.

Panelists’ Biographies

Click on the link below to view video recordings of the panel presentations.

Welcome Remarks

Panel 1 –  East Asian Seas – Conflicts, Strategies for Peaceful Resolutions and Accomplishments

Panel 2 – International Environmental and Nuclear Law 

Panel 3 – Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

Panel 4 – Emerging International Regimes to Control Environmental Impacts

Panel 5 – Protecting the Ocean and its Resources

Panel 6 – Human Rights in Asia

Panel 7 – Utilizing Tradition and Custom in Decision Making (Part I)

Panel 7 – Utilizing Tradition and Custom in Decision Making (Part II)

Panel 8 – International Law and the Development of the Rights of Indigenous People


Keynote Addresses

Harry Scheiber – The Legacy of Jon Van Dyke in Legal Scholarship

David Caron – The Anticipatory Public Trust Doctrine: A Means for Climate Change Adaptation


The University of Hawaiʻi Law Review is a student-run organization that publishes Hawaiʻi’s leading journal of legal scholarship.  The Law Review produces two issues annually, published in the spring and fall.  Each issue contains content that is on the cutting edge of legal scholarship, and addresses topics of great importance and interest to our legal community.  Articles are authored by student members of the Law Review, and outside contributors from the legal community such as law professors, practitioners, and jurists.