30 Sep 2009

Andrew Morgan, Pitt Law '11, attended a lecture given by Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd while in Pittsburgh for the G-20 Summit...I'll be the first to admit that I don't know an awful lot about Australian politics. When I received a press pass for a speech by Australian Prime Minister [read more]

30 Sep 2009

Kindra Mohr, Boston College Law '11, was a consultant at the headquarters of the World Bank* in Washington, DC...One of the fastest growing areas in international law, and within the international development field in general, is the expansion and enforcement of anti-corruption standards. The United Nations Convention Against Corruption, along [read more]

25 Sep 2009

Christian Ehret, Pitt Law '11, observed a G-20 Resistance Project protest held by self-proclaimed anarchists in Pittsburgh on Thursday...I ventured down to the G-20 Resistance gathering in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Thursday afternoon with the sole intention of finding out what motivated people to be there. I was [read more]

25 Sep 2009

Abigail Salisbury, JURIST's Executive Director, observed events in downtown Pittsburgh on the first day of the G-20 Summit... I was able to get a press pass to the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and after going through security at Mellon Arena on Thursday morning, I was taken by shuttle to [read more]

25 Sep 2009

Amelia Mathias, Pitt Law '11, attended a speech given by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at the University of Pittsburgh on Thursday...Accompanied by his wife, Margarita, and staff, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso came to the University of Pittsburgh on Thursday to accept an honorary doctorate [read more]

23 Sep 2009

Ingrid Burke, Pitt Law '11, attended an "alternative" G-20 event on world hunger and economic decline which was hosted by the People's Summit on Pittsburgh's North Side...This week I was given the opportunity to attend several G-20 alternative/resistance events in Pittsburgh. On Monday night, I opted for a lecture and [read more]

16 Sep 2009

Amelia Mathias, Pitt Law '11, spent her summer conducting research at the Institute for European Studies in Brussels, Belgium...In early spring, I told a close friend in Pittsburgh that I would be spending the summer in Belgium. "It's good you're going now," he told me seriously, "since it's not going [read more]

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