—-Monday, Nov. 8, 7-9 PM——Free and Open to the Public

WHAT: An Open Forum, “The Trial of Saddam Hussein: Legal vs. Political Visions,” will be sponsored by the Center for Law and Security at New York University School of Law.

WHO: Stephen Holmes, moderator, is an NYU law professor. Holmes’ research centers on the history of European liberalism and the disappointments of democracy and economic liberalization after communism. He coauthored, with Cass Sunstein, The Cost of Rights.

Gary J. Bass, assistant professor of politics and international affairs, Princeton University; is the author of Stay the Hand of Vengeance: The Politics of War Crimes Tribunals.

Tom Parker, International Security Studies (ISS) Fellow and adjunct lecturer on International Terrorism and Global Responses, Yale University, is former U.K. Special Adviser on Transitional Justice in Baghdad, Iraq, and Head of the Coalition Provisional Authority’s Crimes against Humanity Investigation Unit.

Noah Feldman, an NYU law professor, is the former senior advisor on constitutional law to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. He is author of the just-published What We Owe Iraq: War and the Ethics of Nation Building.

WHEN: Monday, November 8, 2004, 7-9 PM

WHERE: NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South, Greenberg Lounge. The event is free and open to the public.

NYU Law School’s Center on Law and Security (CLS) is a research and policy center that studies the legal dimensions of security and counterterrorism at national and international levels. The CLS brings together experts, practitioners and policymakers in a series of colloquia, roundtables, conferences and publications. The CLS receives partial funding from NYU’s Center for Catastrophe Preparedness and Response (CCPR).

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