New Beginnings, Resets and Pivots: The International Legal Practice of the Obama Administration (Keynote Speech)
Date of Event
September 18, 2015
New Beginnings, Resets and Pivots: The International Legal Practice of the Obama Administration – ILW/Midwest 2015 Case Western Reserve University School of Law Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Summmary: When president Obama entered the White House in 2009, many believed he would make a commitment to the rule of law a centerpiece of his foreign policy agenda. As his presidency draws to a close, this conference asks to what extent has the Obama Administration complied with, challenged, or sought to refashion international law? This conference, which serves as the International Law Association's "International Law Weekend/Midwest," will features experts from the government, academy, legal profession and others to investigate areas where the Obama Administration stuck to, or strayed from, the letter of international law, the purposes for these choices, and the results of these trajectorie
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Obama Administration and international law; international criminal justice; Obama Administration; international law; crimes against humanity; United States and crimes against humanity; United States and International Criminal Court
Case Western Reserve University
Rapp, Stephen, "New Beginnings, Resets and Pivots: The International Legal Practice of the Obama Administration (Keynote Speech)" (2015). Conferences and Symposia. 416.