Thursday, November 8, 2012

Go On! "ICC @ 10" in St. Louis (live webcast, too)

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)

Looking forward to seeing many 'Grrls and colleagues at "The International Criminal Court at 10," a conference to be held next Sunday and Monday, at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri.
The full program lists all events, available on both days via live webcast here. Highlights include:

Sunday, November 11
► Choreographer Monika Weiss presents "a public performance and sound composition devoted to commemoration of the victims of war crimes and of other globally perpetuated atrocities."
► Address by Stephen J. Rapp, Ambassador-at-Large, Office of Global Criminal Justice, U.S. Department of State
► Lecture by ICC Judge Hans-Peter Kaul

Monday, November 12
► "Ten Years of Trial Proceedings at the International Criminal Court."
Address by ICC Judge Joyce Aluoch, President of the Trial Division
► Panel on "Building the Institution: Challenges and Opportunities."
Speakers: David Crane, Syracuse Law; Sara Criscitelli, Prosecutions Coordinator, ICC Office of the Prosecutor; Richard Dicker, Human Rights Watch; Charles Jalloh, Pittsburgh Law; and Allen Weiner, Stanford Law. Moderator will be IntLawGrrls contributor Leila Nadya Sadat, Washington University Law and Director of its Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute. Kudos to Leila for organizing this event.
► Panel on "The Early Jurisprudence of the Court."
Speakers: yours truly, Diane Marie Amann, Georgia Law; IntLawGrrls contributor Margaret M. deGuzman, Temple University Beasley School of Law; and William Schabas, Middlesex Law. Moderated by Michael Kelly, Creighton Law.
► "Reflections on International Criminal Justice: Past, Present and Future His Excellency," address by Hans Corell, former Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and U.N. Legal Counsel
► Roundtable on "The United States and the ICC in the Decades Ahead."
Speakers: Elizabeth Andersen, American Society of International Law; Christopher "Kip" Hale, ABA Center for Human Rights; Jordan Paust, Houston Law; John Washburn, American Coalition for the International Criminal Court; and IntLawGrrls contributor Ruth Wedgwood, Johns Hopkins. Moderated by Melissa Waters, Washington University Law.
► Panel on "Imagining Future Directions of the Court."
Speakers: IntLawGrrls contributor Linda Carter, Pacific-McGeorge Law; David Scheffer, Northwestern Law; and Noah Weisbord, Florida International University Law. Moderated by William Schabas, Middlesex Law.
Cosponsors include the American Branch of the International Law Association, the American Society of International Law, and the International Association of Penal Law.
Details and registration here.

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