Professor Bernard Oxman Gives Opening Paper in Conference on Law of the Sea

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Professor Bernard Oxman has been invited to speak at a two-day conference at the National University of Singapore to which University's Centre for International Law invited experts from around the world. The conference focus is on the South China Sea, International Law, and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. At the conference Professor Oxman will present the opening paper on the topic of Military Activities in the Exclusive Economic. Professor Oxman then proceeds to The Hague to chair the hearings of the Review Panel appointed to consider the objection of the Russian Federation to a decision of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation. Professor Oxman teaches conflict of laws, international law, law of the sea, and torts. He served as associate dean of the Law School from 1987 to 1990, and currently is the Faculty Chair of the Law School's Master of Laws Program in Ocean and Coastal Law. He has been a member of the University's Faculty Senate since 1996. He is the only American lawyer ever appointed to serve as judge ad hoc before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and the International Court of Justice.