Watch: International Law Experts on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Columbia Law Professor Matthew Waxman and Visiting Professor Monica Hakimi discuss the invasion, the immediate responses of other governments, and the potential implications for the international legal order.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shocked the world. At a Lawyers, Community, and Impact event on March 2, Matthew Waxman, Liviu Librescu Professor of Law, and Monica Hakimi, Nathaniel Fensterstock Visiting Professor of Law, joined moderator David Pozen, vice dean for Intellectual Life and Charles Keller Beekman Professor of Law, for an in-depth look at the unfolding situation. Topics included whether the invasion is a violation of the Charter of the United Nations, implications for NATO, what actions President Biden can take, and how other countries, including China, are likely to react. Watch the full discussion

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