Fordham Law

Fordham Law Event Addresses Nuclear Weapons and International Law

January 27, 2010

The Fordham International Law Journal is hosting "Nuclear Weapons & International Law: A Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime for the 21st Century." The symposium will be held Thursday, February 25, 2010.

The conference will explore nonproliferation in the wake of North Korea, Iran, and the U.S.-India Agreement. Topics include the 2010 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference; International Law and the Nuclear Deterrent; Nuclear Weapons Policies and Practices of Today’s Nuclear Weapons States; Proliferation Threats in North Korea, Iran and Syria; the Obama Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review; and Nuclear Deterrence in the Age of Al-Qaeda and “Rogue” States.

The symposium chair is Charles J. Moxley Jr., a member of the Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy, an attorney with Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP, and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School.

Speakers include Ambassador Gregory Schulte, Senior Visiting Fellow at the National Defense University and former U.S. Permanent Representative to the IAEA; Carlton Stoiber, Chairman of the Working Group on Nuclear Security, International Nuclear Law Association; Laura Rockwood,  Principal Legal Officer, and Section Head for Non-Proliferation and Policy-making, Office of Legal Affairs, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Leonard Spector, Deputy Director, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies; Professor Orde Kittrie, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University; and Professor John Burroughs, Rutgers University School of Law and Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy.

The event is free and open to the public.  Visit the symposium webpage for more information.