The debate about the best way to prosecute international crimes has not yet come to definitive conclusions. During the ongoing presidential campaign, the candidates discussed whether or not to support the International Criminal Court.
Christian Tomuschat, Professor of Public Law at Humboldt Universität, will shed light on the challenges of universal jurisdiction in criminal matters. As a renowned expert on International Law, he will focus on the legitimate role of domestic courts in prosecuting grave international crimes.
Richard Dicker, who for the past eight years has led Human Rights Watch’s efforts to establish the International Criminal Court, will discuss the prosecution of human rights crimes in national courts, universal jurisdiction and international tribunals.
An open forum will follow the two lectures.
The lectures take place from 6.30 to 8:30pm at Bard Hall, 410 West 58th St @ 9th Avenue in New York City. Please RSVP to:
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