Wednesday, March 25, 2009
12:00 - 1:15 pm • John Hope Franklin Center, Room 240
Lunch provided • Free and open to the public
Sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center and Duke Law Center for International & Comparative Law
Human rights organizations--including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International--are uncertain about where they stand on the issue of adding to the statute of the International Criminal Court the definition of the crime of aggression, whereby political and military leaders can be held accountable for waging illegal wars. Weisbord is a visiting Duke Law professor who clerked for Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Prior to that, he traveled to Rwanda to study gacaca--community-based genocide trials inspired by an indigenous justice tradition.
This event is part of the Franklin Humanities Institute "Wednesdays at the Center" series.
Parking vouchers for the Medical Center decks are available at the event.
Directions and parking information available at FHI website.
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Wednesday, March 25, 2009
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