Month: April 2014

Audio Recording of the April 28th Event at the Georgetown Law Center Available

Click here to listen to the audio recording of the event “Reinforcing  Human Rights Standards: Uncovering Lessons from the United Nations War Crimes Commission of 1943 – 1948” that was held on April 28th at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC and marked the launch of the Criminal Law Forum Special Symposium on the UNWCC.  Justice Richard Goldstone chaired the event and discussed his foreword to Symposium.  The following authors presented their article contributions: Dan Plesch & Shanti Sattler – A New Paradigm of Customary International Criminal Law: The United Nations War Crimes Commission of 1943 – 1948 and its Associated Courts and Tribunals Dan Plesch, Susana SáCouto & Chante Lasco – The Relevance of the United Nations War Crimes Commission to the Prosecution of Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes Today Chris Simpson – Shutting Down the United Nations War Crimes Commission Kip Hale & Donna Cline – Holding Collectives...

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Dan Plesch and Shanti Sattler Present at the Historical Origins of International Criminal Law Conference in Hong Kong

War Crimes Project Director and Assistant Director Dan Plesch and Shanti Sattler presented a paper “Beyond Nuremberg: Considering the Work of the United Nations War Crimes Commission of 1943 – 1948” at the conference “Historical Origins of International Criminal Law” in Hong Kong in March 2014.  The conference was hosted by the Forum for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law (FICHL) and the City University of Hong Kong. Check out this link for more information:...

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