Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review

January 31, 2011

The fourth annual Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review will convene at Northwestern Law on January 31 to examine the jurisprudence and practice of the major war crimes tribunals during 2010.

The conference will take place at the Law School on the 8th floor of the Rubloff Building at 750 North Lake Shore Drive. Professor David Scheffer will moderate a day-long discussion with officials and experts of the tribunal who will examine the practice and jurisprudence of the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the Special Court for Sierra Leone, and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

Hosted by the Bluhm Legal Clinic's Center for International Human Rights and sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the program will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. Lunch, with a guest speaker, is scheduled from Noon to 2 p.m. A video and transcript of the proceedings will be available on the web site of the Center for International Human Rights of Northwestern Law shortly thereafter.