Foley Hoag Counsel Christina Hioureas to Serve as Guest Lecturer for International Human Rights Law Course

November 9, 2020

Foley Hoag LLP Counsel and United Nations practice group chair Christina Hioureas will give a guest lecture on November 12, 2020 for the course, “International Human Rights Law,” taught at University of California Berkeley School of Law by Professor Saira Mohamed. 

Hioureas’ lecture, “The Evolution of the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) and the Implications for International Human Rights Law,” will focus on the origins of the ATS, its initial use in the 1980s and its evolution over the years, including recent Circuit Court and Supreme Court jurisprudence. 

As a member of Foley Hoag’s International Litigation & Arbitration Department, Hioureas represents States, private and State-owned entities, and individuals on international disputes and public international law matters, and advises States on matters before the United Nations and its bodies. 


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