Student to Present Articles at Canadian Conference

Law student Marisa Maclennan will present two papers on international law topics at the “Law without Borders” conference at the University of British Columbia this week.

Maclennan will join graduate students in law and law related fields from throughout Canada and several United States universities at the 12th annual interdisciplinary conference. Her paper topics are “Judicial Codes of Conduct and the Problem of Judicial Corruption: A Comparative Analysis of the United States and Nigeria” and “Do Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures? Analyzing Expulsion as a National Security Measure under International Human Rights Law.”

The two-day conference includes panels on Human Rights Law, Constitutional Law and Practice, Business and Property Law, Law and Society, Health and Genetics, Indigenous People, Feminist Perspectives on the Law, Environment and Land Use, International Law, and Law Across National and Cultural Borders. Presenters were asked to submit papers on topics related to Canadian law, international law, comparative law, and relevant domestic legal issues in other nations.