By Peaceful Means: International Adjudication & Arbitration - Essays in Honour of David D. Caron was published on 18 January 2024. Edited by a team of former friends and colleagues, with a wide range of authors from legal practice and academia, the book celebrates David's immense contribution to international dispute settlement.
The book's cover features an image of the Peace Palace Doves, an invocation of a building that is at the heart of the peaceful settlement of disputes and which was central to David's life and work. The book also features a frontispiece artwork, "David", by his brother Ray Caron.
By Peaceful Means will be formally launched at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law in Washington DC in April. The book is available from Oxford University Press.
2022 Prize Winner
The 2022 Prize Winner is Dr. Chen Yu, National University of Singapore, for her paper "International Adjudication as Interactional Law-Making". Full details of the Caron Prize are available here.
2022 David D. Caron Praelium
On 17 November 2022, Columbia Law School, King's College London, and Three Crowns LLP held the 2021 Praelium, an annual celebration of advocacy. It took place at the Harmonie Club in New York before a distinguished three-member tribunal. For more details see here.
2021 Prize Winner
The 2021 Caron Prize winner is Shiri Krebs, Associate Professor of Law, Deakin Law School, for her paper "The Effects of Visual Evidence on the Application of International Humanitarian Law: A Behavioural Approach". Full details are here.
The David D. Caron Praelium 2021
On 16 November 2021, Columbia Law School, King's College London, and Three Crowns LLP held the 2021 Praelium, an annual celebration of advocacy. It took place at the Harmonie Club in New York before a distinguished three-member tribunal. For more details see here.
2020 Prize Winner
The 2020 Caron Prize winner is Tatsiana Ziniakova of Wake Forest University School of Law, for her paper, "Gender-Based Violence in International Human Rights Law: Evolution towards a Binding Post-Binary Framework". Full details are here.
Caron Prize Awarded
On 25 June 2020, during the ASIL Virtual Annual Meeting, the second David D. Caron Prize was awarded to Yanbai Andrea Wang for her paper "Exporting American Discovery". President Catherine Amirfar and Susan L. Spencer made the presentation. Full details of the Caron Prize are available here.
ITA Pat Murphy Award
On 18 June 2020, David Caron was celebrated with the Institute of Transnational Arbitration's Pat Murphy Award for "Outstanding Service and Achievement in International Arbitration". The award was given during the ITA's (virtual) Annual Workshop with remarks by former ITA Chair Professor Lucy Reed & Susan L. Spencer. Pictured with David are Pat Murphy (centre) and David Winn.
The David D. Caron Praelium 2020
On Thursday, 5 March 2020 Columbia Law School, King's College London, and Three Crowns LLP presented The David D. Caron Praelium 2020. The Praelium is an annual celebration of advocacy before a distinguished three-member tribunal. The Praelium took place in the Metropolitan Club in New York City.
On 26 April 2019 the CTLS Annual Academic Conference was held in David's honour on the theme of "Global Challenges". CTLS faculty and Deans attended and spoke, including Dean William Treanor of Georgetown University.
Berkeley Symposium for David
An Ecology Law Quarterly and Berkeley Journal of International Law joint Symposium Issue has been published to commemorate David. It contains the proceedings of the symposium held at UC Berkeley on 15 September 2018. The symposium can be read here.
The Inaugural David D. Caron Prize was presented to Léon Castellanos-Jankiewicz at the ASIL Annual Meeting on 28 March 2019. David's wife, Susan L. Spencer made the presentation alongside ASIL leadership.
David was remembered by former assistant Chris Gibson and colleague Federico Ortino at the Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot held in Stockholm, Sweden on 8 November 2018.
A ceremony in David's memory was hosted by the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in the Peace Palace, The Hague, on 28 May 2018. Speakers included the Presidents of the Tribunal and the International Court of Justice.
A group of David's former students at UC Berkeley gathered at the fringes of the ASIL Annual Meeting on 6 April 2018 to remember their mentor at The Tabard Inn - opposite ASIL headquarters.
The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal observed a moment's silence on 21 February 2018 at an all-staff gathering in honour of David D. Caron. A book of condolences was also opened in the Tribunal's chamber.