Emory Law’s Annual Bederman Lecture: International Law and Prospects for Justice
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This year’s Bederman lecture will be delivered by Honorable Rosalie Silberman Abella, who was appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada in 2004. She is the first Jewish woman and first refugee appointed to the Court, having come to Canada with her family in 1950 after being born in a displaced persons camp in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1950.
She was first appointed to the bench at age 29, the youngest person appointed to the judiciary in Canada. She has written over 90 articles and written or co-edited four books. See her full bio here
About the lecture:
The annual David J. Bederman Lecture honors the memory of Professor David Bederman and celebrates his extraordinary accomplishments in scholarship, teaching and advocacy. Emory Law’s Center for International and Comparative Law creates a dynamic space for scholars and students to explore the interactions among international and domestic legal systems of the world and to engage both theory and practice for effective study and promotion of the rule of law.