State University of New York at Buffalo Law Dean Makau Mutua, SUNY Distinguished professor and Floyd H. and Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar, was re-elected Tuesday for one more year as vice president of the American Society of International Law.
ASIL fosters the study of international law and promotes the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice. It is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization founded in 1906 and chartered by Congress in 1950.
The society holds Category II Consultative Status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies, headquartered at Tillar House in Washington, D.C.
Its 4,000 members from nearly 100 nations include attorneys, academics, corporate counsel, judges, representatives of governments and nongovernmental organizations, international civil servants, students and others interested in international law.