W & L Law Professor to Serve as US Delegate to the International Association of Criminal Law Congress
Law Professor Mark Drumbl will travel to Beijing China to serve as a United States delegate to the International Association of Criminal Law Congress. The Congress, held every five years, will take place from September 13 to 19, 2004. In the past, resolutions adopted at the Congress have led to multilateral treaties and topics this year will include the place of minors in international criminal law, international economic crimes including corruption, and the relationship between national courts and international courts in the prosecution of war crimes.
Drumbl received his BA from McGill University and his MA from Institut d’etudes politiques de Paris/McGill University. He then graduated summa cum laude with a J.D. from the University of Toronto and received his J.S.D. from Columbia University. Drumbl has also served on the University of Toronto Law Review and the Columbia Journal of Transitional Law. He has clerked for Frank Iacobucci of the Supreme Court of Canada and served as a litigator and counsel for various firms. Drumbl began teaching Washington and Lee in 2002 and currently sits as the Ethan Allen Faculty Fellow while teaching International Law; International Organizations; Mass Violence and Human Rights; Global Environmental Governance and Contracts.