IRLS Dispatch Blog

Bolivia’s 2019 Election and Beyond: Coup or Popular Uprising?

Brent Bihr. Brent is a recent JD graduate (2021) of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. While an undergraduate, Brent spent a summer as an intern at the U.S. Embassy in Bolivia. He hopes to become a federal prosecutor focusing on border crime following his two-year clerkship in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. Observers of Latin American politics are divided in their views of the

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International Crisis Response Simulation – Participant Experiences

Emilio Giuliani, ASU Law ’23: I found the simulation engaging and exciting for several reasons. I enjoyed the chance to discuss strategic approaches to problem-solving with former ambassadors and other knowledgeable professionals in the area of international law. In addition, connecting with other like-minded students over a unique and time-sensitive scenario was a great learning experience and provided insight into how such challenges are tackled in the real world. I think that participating in the

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Defending the Rule of Law in Mexico

Pedro Pizano. Pedro is a Fellow in International Criminal Law and Human Rights Journalism at the McCain Institute for International Leadership. He assisted with four Voz de las Víctimas trainings in Puebla, Mexico City, Chihuahua, and Phoenix.   Former Chief Deputy Attorney General of Arizona and Lead Trainer for Voz de las Víctimas, Mr. Tim Nelson (second from right); former San Francisco Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Mario Jovel (left); International Criminal Law and Human Rights

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International Crisis Response Simulation Bios: Team Leaders, Administrators, and Advisors

The following five former U.S. ambassadors will each lead one of the five country and organization teams during the international crisis response simulation on March 19 and 20, 2021. Ambassador Robert Bradtke Robert Bradtke has more than forty years of experience in dealing with foreign policy and national security issues, including in a series of senior positions in the State Department and on the National Security Council. A career Foreign Service Officer, Mr. Bradtke joined

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International Crisis Response Simulation

Friday, March 19, 2:00 – 3:00pm AZ time (5:00 – 6:00pm Eastern) & Saturday, March 20, 8:00am – 4:15pm AZ time (11:00am – 7:15pm Eastern) – Virtual via Zoom The International Rule of Law and Security Program at ASU Law and the Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention at Binghamton University are excited to welcome current students and alumni to participate in an afternoon orientation and full-day virtual simulation of an international response to

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