Sunday, December 5, 2010

Food Imports and Customs Class

On December 1, LL.M. candidate, David Jackson, prepared and delivered a special presentation to the Food Law & Policy class,  An Overview of the Law Regarding Imported Foods.  It was an excellent presentation and was well received by the class.

David is an experienced international trade attorney, admitted to practice law in Missouri and before the Court of International Trade.  He also passed the Customs Broker examination, license application pending.  Before coming to the LL.M. Program, he practiced with the law firm of Miller and Company in Kansas City, Missouri.  David received his B.A. from George Mason University and his J.D. from the University of Kansas. During law school, David received the CALI Award for Excellence in Advanced International Trade and interned as an International Trade Assistant at the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.  He co-authored a book chapter, Toward Equal Human Dignity in Free Trade Agreements, with international law scholar, Professor Raj Bhala, Rice Distinguished Professor, University of Kansas School of Law.

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