Palestinian Statehood & The International Court: Implications for the U.S.

The Iowa Lawyers Chapter
Start : Thursday, February 07, 2013 12:00 PM
End : Thursday, February 07, 2013 01:00 PM

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Brown Winick Law Firm
666 Grand Avenue, Suite 2000 (20th Floor)
Des Moines, IA

Featured Speakers:
Eugene Kontorovich



  • Professor Eugene Kontorovich, Northwestern University School of Law

Come enjoy lunch and an informative and timely discussion about some of the legal issues involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Professor Kontorovich is an expert on constitutional and international law, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, international criminal law, and piracy. He is an active scholar, and a contributor to the popular legal blog, The Volokh Conspiracy. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law School and clerked for Judge Richard Posner on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Registration details:

A free lunch will be served, but space is limited, so please RSVP to by close of business Monday, February 4, 2013, so that we may make appropriate arrangements.

This event and the lunch is generously cosponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Commission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines.

For those of you unable to attend at lunch but interested in hearing from Professor Kontorovich, he will be speaking at Drake University to the Student Chapter of the Federalist Society at 3:00 p.m. in Room 205 of Carwright Hall. His talk will be titled "Disputing Occupation: Israel's Borders and International Law."