Call for Papers: Transnational Criminal Law in America

  • What are the most pressing transnational criminal law issues facing the Americas today and how are these issues evolving and shifting?
  • Should greater emphasis be placed on regional responses to transnational criminal law and how should such regional responses be structured?
  • What assumptions underlie the current legal regimes addressing transnational crime and do they adequately reflect the reality of transnational criminality today?

Interested in answering these questions, or those similar to it? The University of Windsor (curated by Professor Sara Wharton) invites you to submit a your answers! Individuals chosen will have the opportunity to present their ideas at the Transnational Criminal Law in the Americas Conference May 4-5, 2017 at the University of Windsor Ontario, Canada.

Those interested in presenting at the conference are invited to apply by email to tljnconference2017@uwindsor.ca no later than January 20, 2017.

Applications should include:

  • an abstract of 300 words maximum
  • your name(s), affiliation(s) and contact information
  • a short biography

For more information click here!

Introducing Emily Cumberland

Emily Cumberland
It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Emily Cumberland as a new IntLawGrrls contributor. Emily serves as the Publications Manager for the American Society of International Law (ASIL), primarily overseeing the American Journal of International Law. She also manages ASIL’s new electronic publication and blog AJIL Unbound. She joined ASIL  in 2013.
Prior to joining ASIL, Emily was a Presidential Management Fellow with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of the General Counsel. She holds a juris doctor from the George Washington University Law School, where she was a legal fellow in the Small Business and Community Economic Development Legal Clinic and research assistant to constitutional law professor David Fontana.
Emily received her bachelor of arts, cum laude, from Georgetown University. Fluent in Spanish and proficient in Italian, she volunteered with Proyecto de Educación Alternativa Caminando Unidos while studying abroad in Cuernavaca, México and later studied abroad at Villa le Balze in Fiesole, Italy.
Emily’s introductory post discusses the launch of ASIL’s AJIL Unbound.
Heartfelt welcome!