For Immediate Release

Shari Ireton
University of Washington School of Law


Lecture Series Looks at "Law Through Global Eyes"

The UW School of Law will host a series of lunchtime discussions, "Law Through Global Eyes Lecture Series" on such topics as economic development and law reform by comparative law scholars.

The first installment will be given by Elin Cohen, a doctoral candidate (J.S.D.) from Stanford Law School, on her research project which examines the role of small business associations in Western Kenya in furthering economic development on Friday, November 6, 12:30-1:20 PM, Room 119 of William H. Gates Hall.

Future lectures include:

  • Monday, November 9, 12:30-1:20 PM, Room 119, Professor Amarsanaa Batbold (National University of Mongolia), Transplanting Corporate Law in Emerging Economies
  • Friday, November 13, 12:30-1:20 PM, Room 117, Dr. Chan Jin Kim, Rostow's Theory of Economic Development and Its Practical Implementation in Korea
  • Monday, November 23, 12:30-1:20 PM, Room 119, Professor Patricia Kameri-Mbote (Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya), Paradigm Shift in Legal Education for Law and Justice Sector Reforms in Kenya

The "Law Through Global Eyes Lecture Series" is coordinated by the Asian Law Center.