Updated: Jan. 29, 2021

World Peace Through Law Section

The World Peace Through Law Section focuses on international affairs and issues of war, peace, and law. A major benefit for members is the section's stimulating monthly forum series featuring experts addressing a diversity of current world affairs topics. See the section calendar for upcoming events.

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Listen In: Environmental Racism

Hosted by the World Peace through Law Section of the WSBA 

What is environmental racism? How do decisions regarding the environment disproportionately impact minority people? This panel will examine these issues in different contexts. 

This recording was made on Jan. 27, 2021, and will be available here for approx. 3 months after that date. 

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Access Passcode: @Ih!8.^z

Moderator: Camille McDorman (Executive Comm. WPTL)

Panelists: Nykeeba Brown, Prayank Jain, and Jordan Lesser  

Working Group on Prison Book Bans

The WPTL has started a working group on book bans in prisons. The working group hopes to look into the matter and find existing gaps and then create solutions to those gaps. All work is pro bono. Please contact Chair Elect Anne Watanabe.  

Executive Committee

(Terms ending Sept. 30, 2021)

ChairAnne Joyce Watanabe

Chair Elect:  Hildja Saas

Secretary/Treasurer: Vanessa Hunsberger

Immediate Past Chair: Regina Paulose 

Young Lawyer Liaison*: Sara Jane Anderson


(Three-year term unless otherwise noted)

Position 1Randall Winn (2019-2022)

Position 2: Camille McDorman (2018-2021)

Position 3Dwight VanWinkle (2020-2023)

Board of Governors Liaison*: Brent WIlliams-Ruth

*Nonvoting member


The Executive Committee of the World Peace Through Law Sections holds hour-long Zoom meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.

Please contact committee member for further details about upcoming meetings.

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