WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Professor Jens David Ohlin of Cornell Law School will deliver Pace Law School’s annual Blaine Sloan Lecture on International Law Monday, April 13.
The lecture will take place in the Lecture Hall at the New York State Judicial Institute located at Pace Law School at noon with a reception to follow.
Ohlin specializes in international law and all aspects of criminal law (domestic, comparative and international). His research includes the laws of warm, the impact of new technology on the regulation of warfare, cyber-warfare, and the role of non-state actors in armed conflicts. He has written several books in these areas. His latest book is titled, "The Assault on International Law," which is the title of the lecture at Pace Law School.
Much of his scholarly work has appeared in various law reviews. He also has served as a consultant for foreign governments and law firms on a wide range of issues.
Professor Ohlin received a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Skidmore College, a master of arts in philosophy from Columbia, a master of philosophy in philosophy from Columbia, a Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.
Pace Law School’s Blaine Sloan Lecture on International Law honors F. Blaine Sloane for developing the international law studies program at Pace. Sloan contributed greatly to the development of private and public international law. Among his prestigious professional background, he was a member of the United Nations Legal Office for three decades and Director of the General Legal Division. In 1979, Blaine Sloan joined the Pace Law School faculty and taught international law. In 1988, Professor Sloan gave the inaugural Blaine Sloan lecture. On April 12, 2012, Professor Sloan passed away, this lecture remains in his honor.
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