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1985 - 1989


1985

Are There Alternatives to the Nuclear Threat System? (Lecture sponsored by the Drake Law Women, Drake Student Bar Association, et al., Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, February 21, 1985)

Kim Dae Jung's Return to Korea (Discussion sponsored by the Iowa Student Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, February 27, 1985)

Nuclear Weapons, International Law, and the Prospects for Negotiating with the Soviets (Conference on "Talking About Tomorrow: Star Wars or Nuclear Freeze," Citizens Concerned About the Nuclear Arms Race, Clinton, Iowa, March 14, 1985)

The New International Economic Order and the Law of State Responsibility: Where Are We Heading? (University of Wisconsin School of Law, Madison, Wisconsin, March 25, 1985)

What's Happening in South Korea? (Discussant, Panel Discussion sponsored by the University of Iowa Global Studies Program, Program in Asian Civilizations, and Office of International Education and Services, Iowa City, Iowa, April 5, 1985)

Prospects for Democracy in Korea (Co-Convenor/Moderator, Conference sponsored by Korean Institute for Human Rights, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C., April 22, 1985)

The Nuclear Free Zone Case (Icbam v. Mirva) (Judge, International Final Round, the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition, New York, New York, April 25, 1985)

McDougal's Jurisprudence (Chair, Panel Discussion of 79th Annual Meeting of American Society of International Law, New York, New York, April 26, 1985)

Toward an Ethical World Culture (Centennial Celebration Lecture, Philadelphia Ethical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 4, 1985)

Human Rights and Human Wrongs: Dateline Korea (NPR Radio Broadcast Address, Iowa City Foreign Relations Council, Iowa City, Iowa, May 17, 1985)

Human Rights in the Global Community (Board of Directors meeting of the Iowa Division of United Nations Association, Iowa City, Iowa, June 29, 1985)

Challenging the Policy of Mutually Assured Destruction (Physicians for Social Responsibility, Iowa City, Iowa, September 29, 1985)

The United Nations and Our Nuclear Age (Stanley Foundation and World Federalist Association Community Conference on "U.N. at 40: What Good Is It?" Muscatine, Iowa, October 23, 1985)

Alternatives to the Nuclear Threat System (Conference on "The Prospects for Nuclear Disarmament," Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, October 24, 1985)

Lawyers and the Search for Alternatives to Nuclear Deterrence (Faculty of Law, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, November 8, 1985)

International Law Versus Nuclear Weapons (Conference on "Hope in the Nuclear Age," Health Professionals for Nuclear Responsibility in cooperation with Lawyers for Social Responsibility, Montreal, Canada, November 9, 1985)

Should the University be Neutral: The Political Role of Academic Institutions (Commentator, Public Symposium sponsored by Geneva Lecture Committee, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, November 22, 1985)


1986

After Afghanistan and Grenada: Is There Anything Left of International Law? (Rosenfield Scholars Convocation Address, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, February 6, 1986)

Should the United Nations be Involved in Ensuring Economic and Social Rights? (Regional Meeting of the Grinnell Chapter, UNA-USA, Grinnell, Iowa, February 6, 1986)

Human Rights in Historical Perspective (Opening Address, United Nations Association Colloquium on Human Rights in the Global Community, College of Law, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, April 4, 1986)

International Human Rights and the Suspension of Constitutional Liberties (Discussant, National Conference on the Nicaraguan Constitutional Process, New York University School of Law, New York, New York, April 18-20, 1986)

Who are the Soviets? The Importance of Accurate Perception in the Age of Trident (Opening Plenary Address, National Conference of the American Friends Service Committee on "Across the Abyss: New Opportunities for New Visions for United States--Soviet Relations, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, May 30, 1986)

The World Court, U.S. Foreign Policy, and International Law (Meeting of the Board of Directors, Iowa Division of UNA-USA, Iowa City, Iowa, September 6, 1986)

United States Foreign Policy and the Decline of International Law (Joint Annual and Semi-Annual Meeting, respectively, of the Midwest Region and National Board of Directors of the World Federalist Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 12, 1986)

Is There a Future for World Peace Under Law? (Keynote Address, Regional Meeting of the Southwest District of the Unitarian-Universalist Association, Houston, Texas, October 2, 1986)

Human Rights: The Global Cup is Half Full (Regional Meeting of the Southwest District of the Unitarian-Universalist Association, Houston, Texas, October 3, 1986)

Legal-Political Alternatives to Nuclear Deterrence (Fourth in a series of colloquia on "Ethics and Issues of Nuclear Deterrence," sponsored by the Diocese of Oakland, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, Danville, California, October 31, 1986)

After the World Court Decision: Whither the International Law of Peace? (Keynote Address, Annual Conference of the Consortium on Peace Research, Education and Development on "Celebrating the International Year of Peace," Iowa City, Iowa, November 7, 1986)

Milwaukee's Morning Talk Show with Larry Johnson: International Law and World Affairs (WISN, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 26, 1986)


1987

People of the Earth v. China, France, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United Kingdom, United States, et al., IN RE More Than 50,000 Nuclear Weapons, PDWC No. LA-83-0001 (Chief Judge, Provisional District World Court, Federation of Earth, Los Angeles, California, January 17, 1987)

The Reagan Administration and the Decline of International Law (Guest Lecture, School of Law, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, February 19, 1987)

U.S. and Soviet Adherence to International Law: Illusions, Realities, Consequences Conference on "Soviet-American Relations: Understanding Conflict and its Management," Department of Russian and Eastern Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, February 20, 1987)

U.S. Foreign Policy and International Law (New Voices Program 51, National Public Radio, Washington, D.C., March 9, 1987)

Rethinking International Terrorism: Causes and Cures (Conference on "Terrorism: How Do We Respond?", Cedar Rapids District Committee on Church and Society of the United Methodist Church, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, March 14, 1987)

Toward A World Order of Human Dignity (Congregational United Church of Christ, Iowa City, Iowa, March 15, 1987)

The Reagan Administration Versus International Law (The Cleveland City Club Forum, Cleveland, Ohio, March 20, 1987)

The Reagan Administration Versus International Law (League of Women Voters, Iowa City, Iowa, April 23, 1987)

A Lawyer Looks at Nuclear Disarmament (Oaknoll Nuclear Disarmament Forum, in cooperation with the Iowa City Ecumenical Consultation, Iowa City Foreign Relations Council and the Iowa City Physicians for Social Responsibility, Iowa City, Iowa, May 27, 1987)

Nuclear Weapons and the Responsibility of the Legal Profession (The Canadian Conference on Nuclear Weapons and The Law, Ottawa, Canada, June 18, 1987)

Developing A Legal Regime for the Control and Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (International Conference on Nuclear Weapons and Law, co-sponsored by The Lawyers' Committee on Nuclear Policy and the Association of Soviet Lawyers, New York City, August 31, 1987)

The Reagan Administration and International Law (World Federalist Association, Quincy, Illinois, September 24, 1987)

U.S. Turn Against Internationalism (Conference on World Security and World Order as Preconditions for Lasting Peace, sponsored by the World Federal Authority Committee, Oaxtepec, Mexico, October 28, 1987)

The Superpowers: Nuclear Weapons and National Security (Moderator/Discussant, National Issues Forum, sponsored by the Domestic Policy Association and the University of Iowa Division of Continuing Education, Iowa City, Iowa, October 14, 1987)

The Relationship Between "Activism" and Scholarship (Discussant, Conference on Teaching About International Organizations from a Legal and Policy Perspective, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, Massachusetts, October 29, 1987)

Law and Justice in International Affairs (A Colloquium on Law and Justice -- Towards a New Public Law, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, D.C., November 6, 1987)


1988

The International Legal Implications of Israel's Continuing Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza (Keynote Address, Conference on the Administration of the Occupied Territories, sponsored by Al-Haq/Law in the Service of Man, West Bank affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists, East Jerusalem, West Bank, January 22, 1988)

Palestinian Beatings: An Eyewitness Account (Palestinian Human Rights Rally, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, January 28, 1988)

The Constitution and the National Security State (Panelist, public forum sponsored by the National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, January 28, 1988)

Palestinian Beatings: An Eyewitness Account (Wesley Foundation, First United Methodist Church, Iowa City, Iowa, February 4, 1988)

Israel, the Palestinians, and International Law (Cedar Rapids Middle East Peace Committee, Olivet Presbyterian Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, February 9, 1988)

Palestinian Beatings: An Eyewitness Account (Wesley Foundation, First United Methodist Church, Iowa City, Iowa, February 4, 1988)

Israel, the Palestinians, and International Law (Cedar Rapids Middle East Peace Committee, Olivet Presbyterian Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, February 9, 1988)

Israel vs. The Palestinians: Human Rights Violations in The West Bank and Gaza (Palestine Solidarity Committee/General Union of Palestinian Students/Americans for Middle East Peace/New Wave, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, March 2, 1988)

Observations on Recent Visits to the West Bank and Gaza (NPR Radio Broadcast Address, Iowa City Foreign Relations Council, Iowa City, Iowa, March 11, 1987)

Overview: Professional Ethics in the Global Community (Colloquium on Professional Ethics in the Global Community, sponsored by the Iowa Division of UNA-USA, Iowa Humanities Board, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, April 8, 1988)

The West Bank and Gaza: The Case Against Israel (First Presbyterian Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, April 17, 1988)

Defense for a Civilized World (Discussant, Fourth Freedom Forum Roundtable, Orlando, Florida, May 5-7, 1988)

The Foreign Relations Power and the Twenty-first Century (Discussant, Toward a More Perfect Union -- A National Conference to Devise Strategies to Protect the Constitution's Vitality, New York University School of Law, New York, New York, May 20-22, 1988)

The Israeli-Palestinian Dispute from an International Law Perspective (Unitarian-Universalist Society, Iowa City, Iowa, June 5, 1988)

KMA Today: The Persian Gulf War and Iran Air Flight 655 (KMA Radio, Shenendoah, Iowa, July 8, 1988)

Law and Alternatives to Nuclear Deterrence (Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, October 12, 1988)

The Fortieth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: The Dimensions of the Struggle (School of Law, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, October 12, 1988)

UN Charter Article 2(4) and the Use of Force in International Law (Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, October 13, 1988)

Human Rights: A Multidimensional Struggle That Takes Human Suffering Seriously (Unitarian/Universalist Church, Iowa City, Iowa, October 16, 1988)

The Palestinian Uprising and International Law (Indiana University-Purdue University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 19, 1988)

The Palestinian Uprising, Human Rights, and International Law (Indianapolis Bar Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 19, 1988)

The Occupied Territories and International Law (Trinity Episcopal Church, Iowa City, Iowa, October 23, 1988)

International Human Rights Through the United Nations (Iowa City Chapter of UNA-USA & University of Iowa United Nations Organization, Iowa City, Iowa, October 24, 1988)

Exploring the Need for Academic Programs in International Law: Toward Lawful Foreign

Policies (International Law Conference on The Internationalization of Private Practice and Legal Education, Faculty of Law and Jurisprudence, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, October 29, 1988)

International Human Rights Law and the Liberation of Peoples (International Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Liberation of Peoples at the End of the XX Century, Lelio Basso International Foundation for the Rights and Liberation of Peoples, Rome, Italy, December 6, 1988)


1989

The Israeli-Palestinian Dispute (Discussant, "Thirty/Sixty on Two," KGAN-TV/Channel 2, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, January 1, 1989)

The Extension of Human Rights in a Divided World (Conf rence Internationale sur le Bicentenaire de la D claration des Droits de l'Homme et du Citoyen: Actualite, Universalit , Perspectives, Conseil d'Etat of France in cooperation with the Association of Democratic Lawyers, Paris, France, March 11, 1989)

International Law and Solutions to the Arab-Israeli Conflict (Chair, Panel Discussion, Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Chicago, Illinois, April 5, 1989)

Nuclear Weapons and International Law (Conference on "Nuclear Weapons: Legal and Moral Perspectives, University of North Dakota Center for Peace Studies, Grand Forks, North Dakota, April 19, 1989)

Peace Studies: What Are They? What Should They Be?(University of North Dakota Center for Peace Studies, Grand Forks, North Dakota, April 20, 1989)

Human Rights in the World Community: Challenges and Prospects (University Convocation Series, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, April 20, 1989)

The The Role of Law in Promoting Peace and Violence (School of Law, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, April 21, 1989)

Human Rights in the World Community: Evidence of an Emerging Planetary Culture (University Lecture Series, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota, April 21, 1989)

Peace Studies: A Model Curriculum (Peace and Justice Studies Faculty Development Workshop on "Structures and Processes for Peace," Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota, April 22, 1989)

Common Security: The Role of Law (First World Congress of the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms, The Hague, The Netherlands, September 23, 1989)



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