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Editor-in-Chief: Cathy Carlisle
Managing Editor: Melissa Allain

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In this space of each CLA-Int'l News, we offer the reader a look at recent legal literature that either informs about international practice or entices reader interest regarding a current legal topic. Read more
Southwestern Journal of International Law Symposium, “Fighting in the Law’s Gaps” (National Security and Use of Force). Venue: Southwestern Law School. Read more
In October 2019, the CLA International Law Section signed a Friendship Agreement with the Czech Bar Association at our joint CLA/Czech Bar Multi-Bar International Law Conference in Prague. Read more
The Foreign Bar Relations Committee is in charge of fostering relationships with our friends outside the United States. Read more
On January 23, 2020, the International Court of Justice (“World Court” or “ICJ”) accepted jurisdiction and ordered protective measures against Myanmar and its campaign of ethnic-cleansing which has forced 740,000 Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh and 600,000 Rohingyas to remain in camps in Myanmar. Read more
A number of recent developments strengthen the international structure for the conduct of transnational dispute-resolution. The following provides brief summaries and links for additional information of these important developments. Read more
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Welcome to the NEW California Lawyers Association-lnternational Law Newsletter (“CLA-INT’L News”)! Read more
2020 is shaping up to be another great year for the CLA International Law Section. Our leadership has redoubled its efforts to provide leading international legal content, and we have revamped and increased investment in both our International Law Journal and CLA-INT’L News. Read more
ILS entered into CLA era Friendship Agreements with Foreign Bars at the Inaugural CLA Conference September 2018. Read more

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