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Newsletter articles from 2005
It’s a small world after all
Attorneys in the U.S. are learning everyday that their legal practice is extending beyond the borders of this nation.
Letter to the editor
As an admirer of Professor Mark E. Wojcik's intellectual prowess, erudition, good heart, and enthusiasm, I am somewhat concerned that his article, "Chair's column: Restoring belief in international law" is insufficiently cautious, claims more for the concept than it can reasonably bear, confuses good ends with uncertain means, and could foster unfortunate unintended consequences.
Luncheon at Polish Consulate
On February 11, 2005 the section council was honored to have its February meeting hosted at the Polish Consulate.
Message from the Chair: Global Illinois
We who live here in Illinois may sometimes forget that our state has important connections to international law, international politics, and the international institutions that facilitate trade and business in the global economy.
Reform of the United Nations—September 23, 2005
This year, the United Nations celebrates its 60th anniversary. As with any anniversary, the United Nations’s 60th anniversary has been a time for reflection: a time to assess what the United Nations has done well and what it has not done so well.
The Section Council makes a difference
This section has much to offer our members and the broader ISBA community and will continue to pursue its goal to demonstrate its relevance to all aspects of the practice of law.
Stop the genocide in Darfur: Bribe the Chinese
You have to give the Bush administration’s deputy secretary of state Robert B. Zoellick credit: he certainly appears to be doing the best he can to stop the genocidal violence in Sudan’s Darfur region.
Unaccompanied immigrant children: The problem
Cesare Pavese, the renowned Italian novelist and poet, once exclaimed that, “One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one’s trouble does not make it any better.”