McGeorge School of Law

Austrian Professor Leads International Visitors

August 23, 2010

Professor Hubert Hinterhofer, a European criminal law expert, is in the vanguard of a strong corps of international visiting law professors who will be teaching at McGeorge during this academic year.

A long-time member of the Law Faculty of University of Salzburg, Austria, Hinterhofer will teach a special course on European Criminal Law from Aug. 23 to Sept. 3. This will be his second visit to Sacramento. In 2007, he co-taught classes for several weeks with McGeorge Professors Linda Carter and John Sims.

Professor Qingiang Kong will teach Comparative Intellectual Property from Jan. 24 to Feb. 4, 2011. The dean of Zhejiang Gongshang University in Hangzhou, China, he is one of the foremost IP experts in Asia. In 2008, he spoke to the Society of International Economic Law in Switzerland on the high-profile copyright dispute between China and the United States before the WTO.

Professor Moussa Samb will teach African Business Laws from Feb. 7 to 18, 2011. A former Fulbright Scholar, he teaches at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, Senegal. He is also a director of the Organization for the Harmonization of African Business Law, a body made up of representatives from 16 African states.

Professor Mohammad Almoqatei, who teaches Public Law at Kuwait University in Kuwait, will also be on campus next spring. He holds a Ph.D. in from Warrick University in the United Kingdom and an LLM in Comparative Law from the University of San Diego.