Earlier this month, OU Law Prof. Evelyn Aswad participated in the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Law (ACIL), which is composed of former Legal Advisers to various Secretaries of State, international law professors, and private sector attorneys. Prof. Aswad served as a lead speaker on issues at the intersection of human rights, international business, and social media. Other issues discussed at the meeting included legal challenges to UN economic sanctions regimes as well as the Syrian civil war. Also attending the meeting were alumni of her International Business & Human Rights course, rising 3Ls Jason Bollinger and Abby Henderson. Jason Bollinger is serving as an extern in the State Department’s Office of the Legal Adviser for Claims and Investment Disputes and Abby Henderson is in D.C. as well, serving at an extern at the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable.
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