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Prosecuting Atrocity Crimes at the International Criminal Court: Is the ICC Succeeding?

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Jerome Green Hall, Room 106, Columbia Law School, 435 West 116th Street
International Criminal Court Prosecutions Coordinator Alex Whiting will discuss the work of the ICC's Office of the Prosecutor and assess its successes and shortcomings. Whiting is responsible for managing and providing legal guidance and direction to all of the ICC's prosecutions. He was previously a senior trial attorney at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. A former assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts and a former trial attorney in the criminal section of the Civil Rights Division in the Department of Justice, Whiting is on leave from Harvard Law School where he is an assistant clinical professor of law. He holds a B.A. and a J.D. from Yale. Free and open to the public.
No RSVP required. Lunch will be provided. Questions & Answers to follow.

Sponsored by The Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Co-Sponsored by The Columbia Society of International Law and the Human Rights Institute.