August 28, 2018 | Professor Donald Earl (Trey) Childress presented an oral argument on behalf of the United States at the International Court of Justice during public hearings on alleged violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America). The hearings will be held from August 27-30 in The Hague, Netherlands.
Professor Childress serves as the Counselor on International Law in the Office of the Legal Adviser in the U.S. State Department. As the Counselor on International Law, Professor Childress works on litigation in U.S. courts that raises international and foreign relations law issues and serves as the liaison between the Legal Adviser’s Office, the Office of the Solicitor General, and the Department of Justice. He works on matters before the International Court of Justice and the Iran-US Claims Tribunal.
Video of Professor Childress’s argument may be found here (Professor Childress appears in first Tuesday 28 August video, at 30:24)