Posted: November 18th, 2014 | By: Rachel Wallen
Professor George Walker, Dean’s Research Professor of Admiralty and International Law at the Wake Forest University School of Law, chaired a panel discussion, “Potential Chaos on the Oceans: Baselines Issues,” on October 24 in New York City as part of the International Law Association (American Branch) annual meeting theme, “International Law in a Time of Chaos.”
Professor Walker is chair of the ABILA Law of the Sea Committee and its Executive Committee, and is an International Law Association Baselines committee member. Recently he published the lead article, The Interface of Admiralty Law and Oceans Law, in the Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce, vol. 45, p. 281.
View the publication PDF here.
Professor Walker is one of the Wake Forest Law’s most accomplished scholars and public servants. He is the editor or author of over 10 books and monographs, 50 professional journal articles or book chapters and 30 continuing education chapters. He has also played a key role in international, national, and state legislative and rule drafting projects. Currently he chairs an International Law Association (American Branch) Law of the Sea Committee research project on the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea; in 2012, as general editor he published its final report in Definitions for the Law of the Sea: Terms Not Defined by the 1982 Convention. Currently he serves on the American Law Institute Members Consultative Group for a forthcoming Restatement on international arbitration.