Thomas Jefferson School of Law

TJSL BuildingInternational Law Society

International Law Society

"Our Mission & What ILS is About"

THE PRIMARY GOAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL LAW SOCIETY (ILS) IS TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF GLOBAL EVENTS AND AN UNERSTANDING OF DIVERSE LEGAL CULTURES IN ORDER TO ASSESS THEIR INFLUENCE ON BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW. BRINGING THE HIGHEST CALIBER OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS TO THE TJSL COMMUNITY TO SUPPLEMENT THE SCHOOL’S GLOBAL CURRICULUM IS CENTRAL TO SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILS MISSION. IT IS THE PURPOSE OF ILS TO PROVIDE AN ACADEMIC AND INFORMATIONAL NETWORK AND FORUM FOR THE LAW SCHOOL REGARDING ISSUES AND PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW; INCLUDING HUMAN RIGHTS, COMPARATIVE LEGAL SYSTEMS, INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, IMMIGRATION LAW AND INTERNAL AND FOREIGN POLITICAL POLICY ISSUES WHICH IMPINGE ON AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL LEGAL SYSTEMS.