Dennis Edney Speaking Engagement

On Tuesday, March 13, Dennis Edney will be be presenting The Rule of Law: 10 Years After 9/11 at 12:30 on campus. Edney is the defense attorney of Omar Khadr, who has been detained in Guantanamo Bay since the age of 15. Edney is the recipient of numerous human rights awards and has lectured extensively at universities and conferences throughout North America and Europe. Don't miss this event!

REMEMBER: This is the Tuesday after we return from Spring Break!

Food will be provided. Room number, TBA.

Argentinian Dirty War Documentary Viewing

On Tuesday, February 21, at 5:00PM, the Students for Law and Global Justice will be showing Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity in room K100.

The film documents the story of the grandmothers in their search for their missing grandchildren, lost in the Argentinian Dirty War from 1976 to 1983.

For more information about this Indy Film Festival Award winning documentary, see

Food will be provided and there will be a Q&A with the producers following the film.


USF ILS Council Meeting
The next USF ILS Council Meeting will be on Wednesday, February 8 at 5:30 PM.

African Cultural Food Sale
The BLSA will be hosting an African Cultural Food sale in honor of Black History Month in the Student Boulevard on Wednesday, February 8 from 12-6:30 PM. Bring cash and your appetite!

Joseph Margulies
Attorney Joseph Margulies, lead counsel in Rasul v. Bush, attorney of the Roderick MacArthur Justice Center and Clinical Professor of Law at Northwestern University Law School in Chicago will be speaking at USF Law Campus on Thursday, February 16 at 5:30 PM. Food will be provided. Room 102. The event is co-sponsored by Students for Law and Global Justice.

ASIL Conference
The American Society of International Law Conference will be March 28-31 in Washington, DC. For more information, go to for more information. Please email if you are interested in attending.

Bake Sale and Diverse Cuisine Fundraiser

Come support the Law and Global Justice Forum with their bake sale in the Student Boulevard on Tuesday, January 31 from 10AM to 5PM!

In the mood for something savory instead? Try out home made cuisine from around the world with the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Diverse Cuisine Fundraiser on Tuesday, January 31 from 10AM to 5PM.

Please remember to bring cash or check! 

2012 Study Abroad Photo Contest

The USF Center for Global Education is now accepting entries for the Study Abroad Photo Contest.

First place wins an 8Gb iPod Touch!
Second runner up wins a 2Gb iPod Shuffle!

To be eligible:
-You must have studied abroad in the Spring, Summer or Fall of 2011
-Photos must be taken by you during your study abroad
-No photoshop! Only minor adjustments, such as cropping

Please include your name and a brief description of the photo with your submission.

Submissions are due February 13, 2012.


This Thursday, January 26, 2012, there will be a speaker panel about Practicing Law in China.

Also, TODAY, Wednesday, January 25, 2012, is the LAST DAY to apply for international externships and fro the Haiti Immersion Programs. These are excellent opportunities for those of you interested in practicing international law. Check out the blogs from previous USF international externs below. Programs are offered in Argentina, Cambodia, China, India, the Philippines, and Vietnam. For more information, go to Applications are due at midnight tonight!

Good luck, and feel free to contact us with questions!