Recent Scholarship12 Pace Law SchoolAnn Powers Associate Professor of LawThreatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate (in progress).Climate Change and Pollution: Addressing Intersecting Threats to Oceans, Coasts and Small Island Developing States, in The Future of International Environmental Law (David Leary and Balakrishman Pisupati eds.) (United Nations Press, 2010). The Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Pollution and Activities: Gauging the Tides of Global & Regional Governance, 23 Int'l J. Marine & Coast. L. 423 (2008) (with David VanderZwaag).Emerging Ocean Issues, Ocean and Costal Law and Policy (Donald C. Bauer et al. eds.) (American Bar Association, 2008) (with Odin Smith).Nicholas A. Robinson University Professor on the Environment and Gilbert and Sarah Kerlin Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law; Co-Director, Center for Environmental Legal StudiesMinimum Standards: The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 28 Pace L. Rev. 346 (2010). Symposium on Indigenous Rights Introduction, 28 Pace L. Rev. 346 (2010). The Sands of Time: Reflections on the Copenhagen Climate Negotiations, 27 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 599 (2010).
We honor Professor Gayl S. Westerman, who retired from the Law School in September 2011, for her numerous contributions to International Law Programs during the course of her 33 years of service in our community. Professor Westerman was instrumental in creating many of our most prominent and popular international law programs including: · Pace London Law Program, now celebrating its 27th consecutive year, · the Human Rights in Action Program providing opportunities for students to do a summer internship at a war crimes tribunal or at a humanitarian aid agency abroad, · the Pace/International Criminal Law Network (ICLN) International Criminal Court Moot Competition in its 9th year, · summer internships abroad for those interested in private international law, · Co-author of preeminent international law text, International Law in Contemporary Perspective (with W. Michael Reisman, Mahnoush H. Arsanjani, and Siegfried Wiessner) (Foundation Press, 2004).Celebrating the Contributions of Professor Emerita Gayl S. Westerman