Oct. 9, 2019 - The University of Houston Law Center recently became an academic partner of the American Society of International Law.
"In addition to our incredible international law program and faculty, becoming an academic partner with ASIL helps to further position the UH Law Center as a local law school with a global focus," said Karen L. Jones, Executive Director of Global and Graduate Programs. "“We look forward to taking full advantage of the academic partnership and expect this to enhance the student experience and opportunities at UH Law Center."
Jones added that Law Center faculty and students will be able to take advantage of the academic partnership benefits, including career and teaching resources, special events, discounts on individual memberships, conference attendance and more.
According to the ASIL, its mission is to, "foster the study of international law and to promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice."
The ASIL has almost 4,000 members from more than 100 countries across the world. Among its members are lawyers, law professors, corporate counsel, judges, government officials, students and many others with an interest in international law.