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News Posted on June 9, 2017

Professor Dodge Participates in State Department's Advisory Committee on International Law

On June 5, Professor William S. Dodge participated in a meeting of the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Law. The committee meets twice a year in Washington, D.C. to advise the Legal Adviser’s Office on current questions of international law and international legal policy. Its meetings are open to the public but are subject to Chatham House Rules prohibiting any reporting of what was discussed. Professor Dodge has served as a member of the committee since 2009, with the exception of 2011-12, when he served as Counselor on International Law to the Legal Adviser at the State Department.

 Professor Dodge, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law, is an influential international law scholar. He serves as a Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement (Fourth) of Foreign Relations Law: Jurisdiction. He is a co-author of the casebook Transnational Business Problems and a co-editor of International Law in the U.S. Supreme Court: Continuity and Change, which won the American Society of International Law's 2012 certificate of merit. He has authored more than 50 other publications in books and law reviews.