Schedule of Events

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MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013

Keynote Address 5:00 pm, Classroom 2

Jerome Cohen, Professor and Director, U.S.-Asia Law Institute, New York University Law School

A New Era for Chinese Justice, Reflections on the Bo Xilai and Chen Guangcheng Cases

*Professor Cohen will be unable to join us for the actual symposium but has graciously agreed to have his presentation recorded.

To view Professor Cohen’s presentation, please click here.

 


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013

Lecture and Tour of Martial Law in Hawaiʻi Exhibit

Military Government, Internal Security, and the Constitution: Hawaiʻi Under Martial Law

Harry N. Scheiber, University of California, Berkeley, California, Stefan A. Riesenfeld Professor of Law & History; Co-Director, Law of the Sea Institute, Berkeley Law School; Faculty Director, Sho Sato Program in Japanese and U.S. Law and Institute for Legal Research

Jane Scheiber, Research Associate, Center for the Study of Law and Society, Berkeley Law School, University of California, Berkeley, California

*By invitation only*

 

 THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013

Registration 8:00-8:45 am

Continental Breakfast 8:00-9:30 am

Welcoming remarks 8:50-9:00 am

Aviam Soifer, Dean, William S. Richardson School of Law (WSRSL)

Sherry P. Broder, Director, Jon Van Dyke Institute, WSRSL, wife of Professor Jon Van Dyke

 

PANEL 1
East Asian Seas – Conflicts, Strategies for Peaceful Resolutions and Accomplishments 
9:00 – 10:30 am

Moderator:  Jin-Hyun Paik, Judge, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and Professor of International Law, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Seokwoo Lee, Professor of Law and Vice Dean for External Affairs, Inha University, Incheon, Korea, Dokdo, Historical Awareness, and Korea-Japan Relations

Julia Xue, Professor and Director, Law of the Sea Institute, Ocean University, Qingdao, China, The Law of the Sea Issues in Northeast Asia:  Challenges for Cooperation

Yann-huei Song, Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Conflicting Exclusive Economic Zone And Outer Continental Shelf Claims In The East And South China Seas, Proposals For Cooperation And Peaceful Resolutions 

Peter Dutton, Professor of Strategic Studies and Director of the China Maritime Studies Institute, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, Between Anger and Fear:  East Asian Maritime Disputes and Security Dynamics

 

Break 10:30-10:45 am

 

PANEL 2
International Environmental and Nuclear Law
10:45 am-12:15 pm

Moderator:  Joon-Soo Jon, Professor, College of Business Administration, Sogang University, Korea

Ved P. Nanda, Professor of International Law, Evans University Professor, and Thompson G. Marsh Professor of Law, Director, Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, The Environment and Human Rights and International Environmental Governance

Naoki Idei, Attorney and Professor of Law, Daito Bunka University Law School, Tokyo, Japan, Facing Mass Nuclear Damage Claims – Challenge of Japanese Judicial System Facing Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident

Sherry Broder, Director, Jon Van Dyke Institute of International Law and Justice, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Updating International Nuclear Law

David VanderZwaag, Canadian Research Chair in Ocean Law and Governance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, The ICJ, ITLOS and the Precautionary Approach:  Paltry Progressions, Jurisprudential Jousting

 

 

Lunch 12:15-1:15 pm
Moot Court Room and Room 254

 

Keynote Address 1:15-1:45 pm

Harry N. Scheiber, Riesenfeld Professor of Law & History, Co-director, Law of the Sea Institute, Berkeley Law School, University of California, Berkeley, California, The Legacy of Jon Van Dyke in Legal Scholarship

 

 

PANEL 3
Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

1:45-3:30 pm

Moderator:  David Caron, Professor of Law and Co-Chair, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, Berkeley Law School, University of California, Berkeley, California

Maxine Burkett, Associate Professor of Law and Inaugural Director, Center for Island Climate Adaptation and Policy (2009-2012), William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Migrations Implications of Sea-Level Rise

Durwood J. Zaelke, President, Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development and Director, Secretariat of the International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement, Washington, D.C., Reducing the Rate of Sea-Level Rise by Cutting Emissions of Short-Lived Pollutants

David Freestone, Professorial Lecturer in Law, George Washington University, Senior Advisor to the Multilateral Office of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Washington, D.C., Can the UN Climate Regime Respond to the Challenges of Sea-level Rise?

Richard Wallsgrove, Attorney and Program Director, Blue Planet Foundation, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, Managing Global GHG Emissions Through State and Local Regulations

 

Break 3:30-3:45 pm

 

PANEL 4
Emerging International Regimes to Control Environmental Impacts

3:45-5:00 pm

Moderator:  John Briscoe, Attorney, Briscoe, Ivester & Bazel, LLC, San Francisco, California

Clive Schofield, Director of Research and Future Fellow, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, Developments In Deep and Ultradeep Water Exploration Technologies And Related Environmental Impacts/Safeguards

Anastasia Telesetsky, Associate Professor of Law, University of Idaho College of Law, Moscow, Idaho, Restoration and Large Marine Ecosystems:  Strengthening Governance for an Emerging International Regime Based on “Ecoscape” Management

 Jae-Hyup Lee, Professor, School of Law, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Transboundary Pollution in Northeast Asia: An International Environmental Law Perspective

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013

Continental Breakfast 8:00-9:30 am

Registration 8:00-8:45 am

 

PANEL 5
Protecting the Ocean and Its Resources

9:00-10:15 am

Presentation by Turkish Marine Research Foundation, Dr. Bayram Ozturk and Professor Nilufer Oral

Moderator:  Sherry Broder, Attorney, Director, Jon Van Dyke Institute of International Law and Justice, WSRSL

Nilufer Oral, Deputy Director of the  Center for Marine Law Research, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, Co-Chair, IUCN Commission on Environmental Law’s Specialist Group on Oceans, Coasts, and Coral Reefs, Regional Councillor for Western Europe, IUCN, A Particularly Sensitive Sea Area for the Black Sea

Steve Roady and Erika Rosenthal, Attorneys, Earthjustice, Washington, D.C., The Other CO2 Problem: International Law Approaches to Ocean Acidification

Elias Blood-Patterson, New York University Jon Van Dyke Fellow, U.S. Ratification of the Law of the Sea Treaty

Duncan Currie, Attorney, Director, Globelaw, International and Environmental Law Steering Group member, Deep Sea Conservation Coalition, The State of the Oceans: Ways Forward How to Secure Professor Jon Van Dyke’s Legacy and Vision for the Oceans

 

 

Break 10:15 – 10:30 am

 

PANEL 6
Human Rights in Asia

10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Moderator:  Ved P. Nanda, Professor of International Law, Evans University Professor, and Thompson G. Marsh Professor of Law, Director, Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado

Alison Conner, Professor and Director of International Programs, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Images of Justice (and Injustice)

Carole Petersen, Professor and Director of the Matsunaga Institute for Peace, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:  Using International Law to Promote Social and Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific

Yoonkyeong Nah, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Historical Issues between Korea and Japan and Judicial Activism:  Focusing on the Recent Decisions of the Korean Constitutional Court Concerning Comfort Women

Tae-Ung Baik, Associate Professor of Law and Chair, Pacific-Asian Legal Studies, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Stabilizing Democracy and Human Rights Systems in South Korea

 

Lunch 12:15-1:15 pm
Moot Court Room and Room 254    

 

Keynote Address 1:15-1:45 pm

David Caron, Professor of Law and Co-Chair, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, Berkeley Law School, University of California, Berkeley, California, Anticipatory Public Trust Doctrine:  A Means for Climate Change Adaptation

 

Declaration of Jon Van Dyke Day, Signing Ceremony, State Capitol 1:00 pm

Proclamation by Governor Abercrombie, State of Hawaiʻi

Proclamation by Mayor Kirk Caldwell, City and County of Honolulu

 

PANEL 7
Utilizing Tradition and Custom in Decision Making

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Moderator:  Justice Richard Pollack, Hawaiʻi Supreme Court

Arthur Ngiraklsong, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Palau, Koror Palau, A Workable Balance Between Democratic Principles and Principles of Palauan Traditional Governance in State Constitutions:  What Fails and What Succeeds?

Robert J. Torres, Jr., Justice, Supreme Court of Guam, Hagåtña, Guam, Jon’d at the Hip:  Tradition and Custom in Island Decision Making

Melody K. MacKenzie, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Ke Ala Hou – The Path of Renewal:  Caring for ʻĀina in a Restored Hawaiian Nation

D. Kapuaʻala Sproat, Assistant Professor of Law, William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Moʻomeheu:  Utilizing Hawaiian Custom in Decisionmaking

 

Break 3:30 – 3:45 pm

 

 PANEL 8
International Law and the Development of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

3:45 – 5:15 pm

Moderator:  Richard Clifton, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Dinah L. Shelton, Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., The Role of the Inter-American System in Developing International Law on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Charles Norchi, Professor of Law and Director, Center of Oceans and Coastal Law, University of Maine School of Law, Portland, Maine, Human Rights and Indigenous Decision-Making In Afghanistan

James Anaya, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and American James J. Lenoir Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Developing Jurisprudence Within The Inter-American System, via video


 

 

 

 

 




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