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International Law

LENS 2022 | Mike Newton, Conference Kickoff: Update on International Criminal Justice

Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, such as the legal and policy implications of counterterrorism operations at home and abroad, the international law of armed conflict, the impact of security issues on international business endeavors, and the ethical issues of the practice of national security law.

Duke Law Podcast | Liz Wangu '16 on pursuing a career in international law

In this episode of the Duke Law Podcast, Liz Wangu wa Makeri '16 stops by the booth following a lunch-time discussion at Duke Law, sharing her insights with students on pursuing a career in international project finance in today's legal market. Approaching her fifth year at Clifford Chance's D.C. office, Wangu is currently on secondment as a legal counsel at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group.

Laurence Helfer | Derogations from Human Rights Treaties During Covid 19

Numerous governments have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by declaring states of
emergency and restricting individual liberties protected by international law. However, many
more states have adopted emergency measures than have formally derogated from human rights
conventions. This discussion critically evaluates the existing system of human rights
treaty derogations. It analyzes the system’s problems, identifies recent developments that have
exacerbated these problems, and proposes a range of reforms in five areas—embeddedness,

Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Series | Benjamin B. Ferencz

In the first of a new series, the Bolch Judicial Institute honors Benjamin B. Ferencz, the last living Nuremberg trial prosecutor, as the inaugural Raphael Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian. Mr. Ferencz is interviewed here by David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, and Michael P. Scharf '88, co-dean of the Case Western Reserve Law School and a Duke Law graduate.

LENS Conference 2020 | Shortbursts II: Aurel Sari, Grey Zone War

Dr. Aurel Sari speaks about the phenomena of “Grey Zone” war where the adversary seeks to exploit ambiguities and uncertainties in the law.

Conference section: Shortbursts II: Quick Updates on Hot Issues
Topic: Grey Zone War

Speaker: Dr. Aurel Sari, Associate Professor of Public International Law, Director of Exeter Centre for International Law (UK)

Jean-Marie Henckaerts | The ICRC Report on International Humanitarian Law & Its Critics

Jean-Marie Henckaerts is a Legal Adviser in the Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and head of the ICRC's project on customary international humanitarian law. Sponsored by the Center for International & Comparative Law.

Recorded on November 07, 2007.

Full title: The International Committee of the Red Cross Report on International Humanitarian Law & Its Critics.

Appearing: Ralf Michaels, host/introductions ; Jean-Marie Henckaerts (Legal Division, International Committee of the Red Cross), speaker.

Guilty Plea at Guantanamo Military Commission: Panel Discussion

The first defendant arraigned before the Guantanamo Military Commissions pled guilty to 'Material Support of Terrorism.' Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler and Major Tom Fleener, defense counsel in related military commission cases, join Professor Madeline Morris and Landon Zimmer in a panel discussion of Monday's guilty plea and its ramifications.

Recorded on March 28, 2007.

Full title: Guilty Plea at Guantanamo Military Commission: Panel Discussion.

Curtis A. Bradley | Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law, Faculty Author Celebration

Professor Curtis A. Bradley's discusses his recent book, The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law, a groundbreaking text in this relatively new field of study. Professor and contributing author Laurence R. Helfer provides introductory remarks.

Co-sponsored by the Goodson Law Library and Office of the Dean.