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Professor Strong Publishes Piece on Immigration Law and Policy

Professor S.I. Strong recently wrote an article considering recent policies regarding immigration into the United States. The piece, entitled “Can International Law Trump Trump’s Immigration Agenda?” 2018 Ill. L. Rev. Online 272, considers whether a developing principle of international law known as “procedural jus cogens” can be used to address procedural issues stemming from current U.S. immigration practices. The concept…

Professor Strong Undertakes Visiting Research Fellowship in London

Professor S.I. Strong recently traveled to London to take up a Visiting Research Fellowship at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), which conducts important research into issues of public and private international law, comparative law and the rule of law. While in the United Kingdom, Professor Strong conducted research involving legal reasoning in commercial disputes as part of…

Professor Strong Publishes in Penn State Law Review

The Penn State Law Review recently published an innovative article by Professor S.I. Strong that discusses the development and content of general principles of international law from a procedural perspective and analyzes whether any of those principles can be considered jus cogens (non-derogable) and therefore binding on all countries around the world as a matter of international law.  The article, entitled “General Principles of…

Professor Visits the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg

Professor S.I. Strong served as a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for International and Comparative Private Law, based in Hamburg, Germany. There are more than 80 Max Planck Institutes in Germany, each focusing on a different issue within the hard or social sciences. While in Hamburg, Professor Strong conducted research concerning the application of the European Succession Regulation…

Professor Strong Speaks at the New York International Arbitration Center

Professor S.I. Strong recently gave a presentation on her book, Arbitration of Trust Disputes: Issues in National and International Law (Oxford University Press 2016), at the New York International Arbitration Center. The book offers an international and comparative look at the arbitration of internal trust disputes, meaning disputes arising between the trustee and beneficiary, and is the leading text is…