Last month, Professor Siegfried Wiessner participated in the 8th Conference on the New Haven School of Jurisprudence at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, co-sponsored with Yale University and Tulane Law School. His lecture explored “New Haven in Context: A Critical Appraisal of American Classics in International Law.”
|Professor Wiessner (standing) delivering lecture: New Haven in Context|
The New Haven School is a policy-oriented perspective on international law. The goal of the New Haven School jurisprudence is the interpretation of international law as a system of creating minimum world public order.
|Professor Wiessner (far left) moderating panel with (L-R) Professors Locknie Hsu (Singapore), Jane Willems (China) and |
Rajesh Dharma (Australia)
Professor Wiessner is a Professor of Law and Founder and Director of our LL.M. and J.S.D. Programs in Intercultural Human Rights. He teaches U.S. Constitutional Law and International Law and is the author of a number of books and articles in the fields of constitutional law, international law, human rights, the law of indigenous peoples, the law of armed conflict, arbitration, space law and refugee law.