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Palestine & Law Series, The State Question, Panel II



Please join us on 2 April 2012 for our second panel on the state question. This panel of noted legal specialists will examine the aftermath of the Palestinian statehood bid at the United Nations and assess the ongoing needs for democratization and political reform.


George Bisharat, Professor of Law, UC Hastings. Author of "Palestinian Lawyers and Israeli Rule."

Noura Erakat, Attorney, Adjunct Professor of International Human Rights Law, Georgetown. Co-Editor of Jadaliyya.

Victor Kattan, Lawyer, Program Director, Al-Shabaka. Author of "From Coexistence to Conquest."

Respondent: Ramzi Kassem, Professor of Law, CUNY.


This panel is part of the Center for Palestine Studies's new series on Palestine and Law. The aim of the series is to promote innovative academic thought on legal questions related to Palestine. The issues covered will include the state question, property issues, from possession to dispossession; the sphere of litigation; the legal status of the refugee; and regimes of imprisonment.


Please RSVP to palestine@columbia.eduPreference is given to Columbia students and faculty.