Professor Bill Slomanson has organized a panel for the American Bar Association's International Law Section. On October 13, he, and the speakers...
Prior to law school, Professor Slomanson was a Navy officer and awarded the Navy Achievement Medal for his service in Viet Nam. He was an attorney for a Los Angeles insurance defense firm. In 1992, he was elected editor of the American Society of International Law’s section on the United Nations Decade of International Law−serving as chair of the section from 1995 to 2006. In 1993, he lectured on the teaching of international law to the United Nations Sixth Committee (legal) at the United Nations in New York. In 1997, he taught the school’s first paperless course, based on his web page and motions submitted via e-mail.
In 1999, Professor Slomanson was appointed to the California Law Revision Commission’s Civil Procedure Panel of Experts. He also taught in Kosovo each summer, where he was a Visiting Professor at the Pristina University (2002-2011). Professor Slomanson has lectured on international topics in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Canada, China, Cuba, England, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Kosovo, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, and various locations in the United States. In Fall 2007, he was appointed to serve as a Corresponding Editor for the American Society of International Law’s International Legal Materials.
In 2015, he received his twelfth Thomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bar teaching award and the San Diego County Law Library Foundation Bernard E. Witkin Award for Excellence in Legal Education. In 2017, Professor Slomanson received the Marquis Who’s Who Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2018, he received the Student Bar’s Lewis and Clark Award for Innovative Teaching. He currently teaches International Human Rights Law for San Diego State University’s Osher Institute and the University of San Diego’s University of the Third Age.
Professor Slomanson is listed in the Directory of American Scholars, Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in American Education. He has published extensively in the fields of civil procedure and international law−having authored, co-authored, or edited twenty-five books. His scholarship has been cited over 3,200 times.
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Courses include: California Civil Procedure, Civil Procedure I & II