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Global Alumni

Obehi Okojie

Obehi Okojie
Year Graduated: 2012
Title: Student, Georgetown Law S.J.D. program
Area of Practice: LL.M. Transnational Business Practice

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Global Center for Business & Development

Consistently ranked among the United States' top twenty international programs, Pacific McGeorge School of Law is distinguished by the breadth and depth of our faculty's engagement with international and transnational law. Our scholarship influences policy and practice, and our pedagogy promotes intercultural competence and exposes students to global issues right across the curriculum. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Pacific McGeorge's International Law program among the top 20 best programs in the country for the third year in a row, this year as No. 15 in the 2015 Best Graduate Schools guide. 

Read the Global Center's latest news - and exciting plans for the year ahead - in the Fall 2014 newsletter.

International Impact and Leadership

  • Stephen McCaffery

    Professor Stephen McCaffrey
    The culmination of a decade's work by former International Law Commission (ILC) member Stephen McCaffrey, the UN Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses entered into force on Aug. 17, 2014.
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    Professor Jarrod Wong, Co-Director of the Global Center
    Jarrod Wong has been appointed to both the Executive Committee and Academic Council of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA). Founded in 1986, the ITA is a prominent educational forum in the field of international arbitration that counts among its members the leading lights of the international arbitration community.
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    Professor Omar Dajani, Co-Director of the Global Center
    In a new report, Omar Dajani and Ramallah-based attorney Hiba Husseini urge a decisive shift in the international community's longstanding and ineffectual approach to promoting peace between Israelis and Palestinians. The report, Past the Point of No Return? A Rights-Based Framework for International Engagement in Israel/Palestine, was published Nov. 4, 2014 by NOREF, the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre, and will be launched this winter in policy forums in Jerusalem, Oslo, Brussels, London, and Washington.
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    Professor Raquel Aldana
    Raquel Aldana was recently elected to the Latin America and Caribbean Council of the ABA's Rule of Law Initiative program. Aldana also currently serves on the AALS Mid-Year Program Planning Committee and the Curriculum Committee, and was the Chair of the Presidential Program on Globalizing the Curriculum for the AALS 2013 Annual meeting.
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    Distinguished Professor Franklin Gevurtz
    Franklin Gevurtz was reelected as Secretary of the American Society of Comparative Law at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society.
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    Distinguished Professor Michael Malloy
    Michael Malloy was appointed Director of the Business and Law Research Division of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER). Malloy has also recently been appointed as a member of the Editorial Board of the Athens Journal of Business & Economics.
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Our Innovative Educational Initiatives

Our Global Development Initiatives

  • Chile — Trained Chilean public defenders on interviewing, counseling and engaging in plea bargaining
  • China — Training Chinese law professors during a six-year program funded by a USAID grant
  • Afghanistan — Experiential learning techniques taught to Afghani law professors
  • Antigua, Guatemala — Pacific McGeorge's Inter-American Program offers student internships in the fields of environmental justice, commerce and trade, human rights, economic development, immigration and labor relations.

Our Faculty

The Global Center draws upon the international expertise of the Pacific McGeorge faculty, including:

  • Stephen McCaffery

    Distinguished Professor Stephen McCaffrey
    One of the world's foremost experts on international water resources law, who has actually written international law and published a number of books and articles.
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    Professor Jarrod Wong, Co-Director of the Global Center
    A prolific scholar with expertise in international dispute resolution, public international law, and contract law.
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    Professor Kojo Yelpalla
    Serves as a consultant on various aspects of international business transactions and industrial policy to several foreign governments.
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Meet all of our International Faculty

Our Conferences and Events

Questions?

Contact Omar Dajani, Co-Director, Global Center for Business & Development
Email | 916.739.7018

Contact Jarrod Wong, Co-Director, Global Center for Business & Development
Email | 916.739.7231

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