February 2022
Upcoming Events & Other Announcements
"Ditching a President: Constitutional Design of the Executive Branch in Latin America"
Saturday, February 19, 2022
10:00 AM – 5:30 PM CST
University of Texas at Austin School of Law - Connally Center for Justice
727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

Approved for 4.5 hours of CLE

This symposium is presented by The Texas International Law Journal at the University of Texas School of Law, one of the premier student-led publications in the field of international law in the world.
About this event

Structured around a keynote address by Luís Roberto Barroso—Justice of the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil and President of the Superior Electoral Court of Brazil—the event will cover topics such as populism, term limits, and executive removal and feature the following authors and speakers:

  • Samuel Issacharoff, New York University School of Law
  • Claudia Heiss, Universidad de Chile
  • Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Law School
  • Eneida Desiree Salgado, Universidade Federal do Paraná and the University of California, Irvine
  • Zachary Elkins, The University of Texas at Austin
  • José Antonio Cheibub, Texas A&M University
  • Francisca Pou Giménez, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

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The International Law Section Announces Essay Contest on Topic of International Human Rights

Contest Now Open to Texas Law Students with $1,500 First Place Cash Prize

Submission Deadline: April 1, 2022

The State Bar of Texas International Law Section is holding an essay contest on the topic of international human rights. The contest is open to individuals attending law school (including LL.M. programs) within the State of Texas and Texas residents in law school outside the state. 
The essay may address any aspect of international human rights law that the student chooses and there are no minimum or maximum word limits. A first-place prize of $1,500 will be awarded for the best entry as judged by representatives from the Section.
In addition to the $1,500 prize, the winner will be recognized at the ILS Annual Institute and the winning essay will be published in a future issue of the ILS International Newsletter and on the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Law Committee’s website.
Essay submissions are due April 1, 2022 on or before 11:59 PM (Central Time) and should be sent by email attachment to Diana Marin at admin@ilstexas.org.
For complete contest official rules and guidelines visit https://ilstexas.org/human-rights-committee/.
State Bar of Texas International Law Section | ilstexas.org
Juan Alcalá, ILS Chair | juan.alcala@hklaw.com
Diana Marin, ILS Admin | admin@ilstexas.org