Recognition of 2019 International Law Certificate Recipients

The recipients of the 2019 International Law Certificate were honored in a ceremony held on May 9.  This year 15 JD students, 9 LLM  students, and one JSD student earned the certificate.  Dean Erwin Chemerinsky welcomed the gathering of students, faculty, staff, family, and friends. The ceremony also featured remarks by students Antonia David (JD ’19) and Jessica Koningisor (LLM ’19).

For an article on the ceremony, click here.

For information on the International Law Certificate Program, click here.


Berkeley Law Ranked in Top Ten of Best International Law Programs

According to the 2020 edition of the US News and World Report of law school rankings, released on March 11,  Berkeley Law once again placed in the top ten of Best International Law Programs — as well as Best Law Schools — in the nation.

Article on life and work of Professor Richard M. Buxbaum

Richard M. Buxbaum, Jackson H. Ralston Professor of International Law (Emeritus), was profiled in an article by Berkeley News. Since arriving in Berkeley in 1961, he has helped navigate many hot-button campus issues over the past several decades, such as the Free Speech Movement, the Vietnam War, and the 1969 Third World Liberation Front.  And at age 88, he is among the oldest professors still teaching at UC Berkeley.

Read the article here.

Announcement of the 2019 Miller Institute-ASIL Fellowship Recipients

The Miller Institute, in collaboration with Berkeley Law’s Advanced Degree Program Office, is pleased to announce the 2019 Miller Institute-ASIL Fellows:

Karin Bashir (JD 2020)
Mélina Cardinal-Bradette (LLM 2019)
Jiahui Duan (LLM 2019)
John Hannon (JD 2019)
Andrea Maddox (JD 2019)
Alvaro Pereira (JSD 2019)
Alexandra Zaretsky (JD 2020)

The Fellowship, established in 2012, will allow the students to attend the annual meeting of the American Society of International Law, March 27-30, 2019, in Washington DC.  This year’s theme is “International Law as an Instrument.”

The ASIL Annual Meeting is the largest and most important gathering each year of international law practitioners, policymakers, and scholars, and features lectures and panels made up of the world’s most eminent international lawyers, including many Berkeley Law faculty and alumni. Attending the meeting is an unparalleled opportunity for students to expand their knowledge and build their network.