M. O. Hudson, Bemis Professor of International Law, has been named by President Roosevelt United States member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. Official notification of his appointment, which is for a term of six years, has been sent to the secretary-general of the Court through the American legation at The Hague by Secretary Hull.
Hudson has been professor at the Harvard law School since 1923, and ha written extensively on international affairs. He was attached to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace at Paris in 1918-19 and has been legal adviser to other international delegations.
The Permanent court of Arbitration is a panel of judges from which nations in dispute select certain ones to hear their case. Hudson fills the place of R. E. Olds '97.