World Peace Through Law Section
The World Peace Through Law Section focuses on international affairs and issues of war, peace, and law. A major benefit for members is the section's stimulating monthly forum series featuring experts addressing a diversity of current world affairs topics. See the section calendar for upcoming events.
Congratulations, Incoming Executive Committee Members!
Below are the results of the World Peace Through Law Section Executive Committee election. Thank you for voting!
For more information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws. Winners are listed alphabetically by position.
Chair-elect: one-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2021.
At-Large Member: three-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2023.
Upcoming CLE Schedule
June 4 Webinar
The El Salvador Truth Commission: Lessons and Reflections
This webinar will discuss:
- Brief background into situation in El Salvador
- Discussion on what the truth commission was created to do and what it accomplished
- Discussion on whether the truth commission was effective.
Date: Thursday, June 4
Time: 11 a.m.–Noon PT
CLE Credits: 1.0 Law & Legal Procedure
Working Group on Prison Book Bans
The WPTL has started a working group on book bans in prisons. The working group hopes to look into the matter and find existing gaps and then create solutions to those gaps. All work is pro bono. Please contact Chair Elect Anne Watanabe.
(Terms ending Sept. 30, 2020)
Chair: Regina Paulose
Chair Elect: Anne Joyce Watanabe
Secretary/Treasurer: Vanessa Hunsberger
Immediate Past Chair: Anna "Mickey" Moritz
Young Lawyer Liaison: Vacant*
(Three-year term unless otherwise noted)
Position 1: Randall Winn (2019-2022)
Position 2: Camille McDorman (2018-2021)
Position 3: Vacant
Board of Governors Liaison: Kyle Sciuchetti*
The Executive Committee of the World Peace Through Law Sections holds hour-long telephonic meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m.
Please contact committee member for further details about upcoming meetings.
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