NYU School of Law's Institute for International Law and Justice and Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Host "International Criminal Justice: Does It Work?" Feb. 11


New York University School of Law’s Institute for International Law and Justice and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice will host a public lecture and moderated discussion with Judge Theodor Meron of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow at NYU School of Law. The event will be co-hosted by NYU Law Professors Robert Howse and Margaret Satterthwaite.

The lecture, called “International Criminal Justice: Does It Work?” will take place on Wednesday, February 11, 2009, at NYU School of Law, Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan Street, Lester Pollack Colloquium Room, 9th Floor (between W. 3rd Street and Washington Square South).

A leading scholar of international humanitarian law, human rights, and international criminal law, Judge Meron has written many of the books and articles that helped build the legal foundations for international criminal tribunals. A Shakespeare enthusiast, he also has written articles and books on the laws of war and chivalry in Shakespeare’s historical plays.

The event is open to the public, who must RSVP to ryank@exchange.law.nyu.edu. To make a press reservation, please contact Jason Casell at 212.998.6849 or jason.casell@nyu.edu.

  • WHAT: “International Criminal Justice: Does It Work?”
  • WHO: Judge Theodor Meron, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; Charles L. Denison Professor of Law Emeritus and Judicial Fellow, New York University School of Law
  • WHEN: Wednesday, February 11, 2009, 6:15-7:45 p.m.
  • WHERE: NYU School of Law, Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan Street, Lester Pollack Colloquium Room, 9th Floor (between W. 3rd Street and Washington Square South); Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street))

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