Archived News & Events
2003-04 NEWS & EVENTS
Rasmussen on the
25 Years on the Path to
Justice: The Khmer Rouge and Impunity in Cambodia
With Jennifer Rasmussen, director, Core Program Design, Global Rights (view report and video)
Lessons for U.S.
Policy & International Criminal Law from the Rwanda
With David Scheffer, former Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes (view report); co-sponsored with the J.B. Moore Society.
Between Law and Lawyering: Challenging
the System From Within
With Marwan Dalal, attorney, Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel
Can Over-Emphasizing International
Prosecution Undermine the Protection of Human Rights?
With Jim Silk, director, Schell Center for International Human Rights and Lowenstein Clinic, Yale Law School
Challenges and Legal Options
for Freedom of Expression in the Inter-American Human Rights
With Eduardo A. Bertoni, Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
The Conjunction of Islamic
Law and Secular Law: Guidance vs. Governance
With Abdulaziz Sachedina (Professor, UVA Dept. Religious Studies)
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Inter-American
Human Rights System
With Tara Melish, staff attorney/Bernstein Fellow at the Center for Justice in International Law (view report)
Transitional Justice and Human Rights in Sierra Leone: A Presentation of Findings by the Human Rights Study Project
HRSP traveled to Sierra Leone over Spring Break, where they interviewed U.N. officials, national and local government actors, NGO members, and the occasional mercenary or diamond dealer. Research topics included child soldiers, conflict diamonds, the national judiciary, reconstitution of the Sierra Leone military, and prosecutorial discretion within and the constitutionality of the U.N. Special Court. More
Helena Cobban, global affairs correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor, is working on a project called "Violence and Its Legacies: Challenges for Global Policy." She spoke about the Rwanda Genocide at an event sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild.
International Law and Practice in American Constitutionalism
J.B. Moore Society of International Law Annual Spring Symposium
- International Law Increasingly Influencing How U.S. Handles Death Penalty
- New Procedures Needed to Secure Rights of Terror War Detainees, Panelists Say
MARCH 3, 2004
The J.B. Moore Professor Lunch Series: Discussing Human Rights Litigation and the Alien Tort Statute with Professor Tim Wu
Professor Tim Wu hosted students for a discussion as part of the J.B. Moore Professor Brown Bag Lunch Series.
MARCH 1, 2004
Interested in Human Rights and Don't Know What To Do This Summer?
A Q&A discussion on how to explore the possibilities, with Prof. Deena Hurwitz, director of the Human Rights Program. Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program and the Public Service Center.
The Interrelationship of Women's Rights and Human Rights
With Professor Linda Malone, author of Civil Society Strategies to Enforce International Environmental Law and International Human Rights. Sponsored by Women of Color.