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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Great Conference on International Criminal Tribunals

For those of you able to come join us in the Hassee, you should try to clear some time next week on Jan 29-31 to attend an exciting symposium entitled: International Criminal Tribunals: Problems and Prospects. Justice Richard Goldstone will be one of the several distinguished speakers.


More details after the jump.

 

January 30-31, 2009

The Claude Pepper Auditorium

Florida State University

 

Thursday January 29, 2009 Pre-Conference Lunch &Talk

12:00 Noon

FSU Law School Rotunda

 

Attorney David Akerson, FSU Law School Alumnus

“From FSU Law School to the International Criminal Tribunals”

 

 

Friday January 30, 2009

 

9:15 AM               Welcome & Introductory Remarks

                                Professor Terry Coonan, Executive Director, CAHR

 

9:30 AM               Introduction of Justice Richard Goldstone

                                President Emeritus & Professor of Law Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte

 

                                Justice Richard Goldstone

Former Chief Prosecutor, UN International Criminal Tribunals, the Former Yugoslavia & Rwanda

                                “International Criminal Tribunals: Problems & Prospects”

 

                                Respondent & Discussion Facilitator

                                Professor Bert Lockwood, Editor-in-Chief, Human Rights Quarterly                        

 

11:00 AM             Introduction of David Tolbert

                                Professor Sumner “Barney” Twiss, Distinguished Scholar, CAHR

 

                                David Tolbert, U.S. Institute of Peace

Former Deputy Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia & Special Advisor to the UN Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials

“Making Complementarity Work: Lessons from Yugoslavia and Cambodia”

 

Respondent & Discussion Facilitator

Professor Fernando Teson, Tobias Simon Eminent Scholar, FSU Law School

 

12:30 PM             Lunch

 

2:00 PM                Introduction of Mark Ellis

                                Monsignor William Kerr, Executive Director, FSU Pepper Center

                                Mark Ellis, Executive Director, International Bar Association

                                “Strengthening the International Criminal Court Through Domestic Prosecutions”

 

                                Respondent & Discussion Facilitator

                                President Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte

 

3:30 PM                Coffee Break

 

3:45 PM                Introduction of Susana Sacouto

                                Professor Terry Coonan

 

Professor Susana Sacouto, Director, War Crimes Research Office, American University Washington College of Law

“Victim Participation in Proceedings of the International Criminal Court”

 

Respondent & Discussion Facilitator

Professor Wayne Logan, Gary & Sally Pajcic Professor of Law, FSU Law School

 

5:15 PM                Adjourn

 

7:30 PM                Dinner

 

Saturday January 31, 2009

 

9:30 AM               Introduction of Fergal Gaynor

                                Wendi Adelson, Program Director, CAHR

 

                                Barrister Fergal Gaynor, Irish Centre for Human Rights

Former Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia  & Rwanda

“Prosecutorial Challenges & Accomplishments of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda”

 

                                Respondent & Discussion Facilitator

                                Professor David Akerson, Denver University Sturm College of Law

 

11:00 AM             Introduction of April Carter

                                Professor Terry Coonan

                               

April Carter, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

“A View from the Trenches—an ICTY Prosecutor”

 

Respondent & Discussion Facilitator

Professor Lee Metcalf, Director, FSU Graduate Studies Program in International Affairs

 

12:30 PM             Lunch

 

2:00 PM                Introduction of Nicholas Stewart

                                Professor Barney Twiss

 

Nicholas Stewart, Defence Council, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

                                 “A View from the Trenches—an ICTY Defense Attorney”

                               

                                Respondent & Discussion Facilitator

                                Mark Ellis, Executive Director, International Bar Association

 

3:30 PM                Concluding Remarks & Thanks

                                President Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte

 

7:00 PM                Dinner (off-campus)

 

 

 

 

 

                                 

                               

                                               

 

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