The International Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the New York City Law Review invite you to an historic panel discussion with key actors in
The Making of Filartíga v. Pena: Alien Tort Claims Act After 25 Years
November 2, 2005 at 6:30 pm in the Great Hall at the Association at 42 West 44th Street
Felice Gaer, Director of the Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights and Expert Member of the UN Committee Against Torture.
Patricia M. Derian, former Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights & Humanitarian Affairs.
John Huerta, General Counsel, The Smithsonian Institution, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Human Rights, Department of Justice.
Robert White, President, Center for International Policy, former US Ambassador to Paraguay and El Salvador.
Peter Weiss, International Human Rights Lawyer, Vice-President Center for Constitutional Rights & counsel for Filartiga plaintiffs.
Rhonda Copelon, Professor of Law & Director, International Women's Human Rights Law Clinic, CUNY School of Law, formerly staff attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights & counsel for Filartiga plaintiffs.
With concluding remarks by:
Ralph Steinhardt, Professor of Law and International Affairs, Arthur Selwyn Miller Research Professor of Law, The Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
Dr. Joel Filartiga and Dolly Filartiga, Plaintiffs.
New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
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