international law

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Comparing law across the globe

Law course helps build connections, dialogue with international students
A unique University of Iowa law course has created an opportunity for Iowa students to build relationships with their counterparts on the other side of the world.
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The laws of global warming

How to regulate geo-engineering efforts to fight climate change?
A University of Iowa law professor believes the legal ramifications of geo-engineering need to be thought through in advance and a global governance structure put in place soon to oversee these efforts.

A legal export

UI law conference looks at judicial review, criticized at home but promoted abroad
Judicial review—the courts’ power to strike down laws—is increasingly criticized in the United States, but promoted abroad. A UI College of Law conference will look at how one of America’s most prominent legal exports has become so controversial at home.
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Teaching law in Bulgaria

Brian Farrell will spend semester at University of Sofia as Fulbright Scholar
Brian Farrell admits Bulgaria wasn’t on the top of his list of places to visit, but when the opportunity arose to teach law at the University of Sofia as a Fulbright Scholar, it quickly moved to the top.