Advances in International Law and Jurisprudence

Advances in International Law and Jurisprudence

Happenings, News
A new book release by Salisbury University Professor, Dr. Thomas Boudreau and edited by the Center's Director, Dr. Brian Polkinghorn. About Advances in International Law and Jurisprudence: Enhancing the Role of the Judiciary in the Rule of Law (Oct. 2017) "Due to the agony and horrors of World War II, the Allied governments made solemn promises to their own and other peoples concerning self-determination, the creation of a United Nations and prosecuting war criminals that resulted, as argued in this book, a fiduciary Law of Nations common to humanity. Since these promises and wartime declarations were created directly between a government and its own people, below the level of a “state”, the resulting Law of Nations is self-executing and now governs the legal relationship of a government to its own…
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His Excellency Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta to Speak in September 2016

His Excellency Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta to Speak in September 2016

Happenings, Lecture Series
Speaker: His Excellency Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta Former Prime Minister and President of Timor-Leste Co-Recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize United Nations' Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peace Building Office in Guinea-Bissau Title:  “The USA and Us:  A View from a Remote Village in Southeast Asia” Event Page Description: Dr. Jose Ramos Horta, human rights champion, former Prime Minister and President of Timor-Leste and co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize speaks in the Bosserman Center for Conflict Resolution’s “One Person Can Make a Difference” lecture series.  His lecture kicks off the Center’s 25th anniversary celebration.
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Graduation Spring 2016

Graduation Spring 2016

Happenings, News, People
On May 18, 2016, some 201 students received their master’s degrees from Salisbury University as part of the largest class in its 90-year history. Among them were our Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution graduate students Xiwen Jin (China), Melissa Aristizabal (Colombia) and Alexandra Ginta Martin (Romania). For the past two years they have been actively involved in several research projects at the Bosserman Center, as well as events and lectures. Alexandra was also the Graduate Commencement Speaker and will be joining the teaching team of the CADR Department starting Fall 2017! Watch Alexandra Ginta Martin's Commencement Ceremony Speech.
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