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State-Building in the Western Balkans

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Post by Emma Miles The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies has announced its Summer School at Leiden University, on State-Building in the Western Balkans from the 10th -15th of September 2012. The aim of the summer school is to address some of the topics in relation to the post conflict Balkan region, including more… Read more »

Events: “The Art of War” and discussions on the Arab revolutions

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By Caroline Macpherson The Arab Spring and the death of war reporter Marie Colvin served as catalysts to a much-wider discussion of transitional justice, accountability of political and military leaders, sovereignty, state intervention, and the role and obligations of the media. This July, the Southbank Centre, London, will be hosting two talks on these subjects…. Read more »

Event: Piracy: A Franco-British Response

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Piracy and ways to tackle this growing threat to maritime trading and voyage will be the topic of discussion during the 4th Biennial Maritime Colloquium. The event will be hosted by and held at The Greenwich Maritime Institute on Friday 8 June 2012. The colloquium will be centred on the impact piracy is having on… Read more »

Event: “Early Reflections on the Taylor Judgment” – The Hague

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The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies will host “Early Reflections on the Taylor Judgment” tomorrow in the Hague. The event will be followed by a reception, sponsored by the Open Society Justice Initiative. Speakers will include Brenda J. Hollis, Prosecutor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, academics and representatives from the Sierra Leonean… Read more »

Upcoming event: “Transitional Justice” on BBC Radio 4′s ‘Unreliable evidence’

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By Caroline Macpherson Transitional Justice will be aired on BBC Radio 4′s programme Unreliable Evidence on Wednesday 25th April 2012 The role the international community should play in helping to achieve justice in the wake of massive human rights violations in Arab Spring countries will be discussed by the BBC’s Clive Anderson (a practicing barrister for 15 years)… Read more »

Upcoming Event: International Sex Crimes – Understanding, Proving, Prosecutorial Thematization

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The Forum for International Criminal and Humanitarian Law has completed a joint research project with Yale University and the University of Cape Town entitled ‘International Sex Crimes: Understanding, Proving, Prosecutorial Thematization’. Two anthologies have been prepared: ‘Understanding and Proving International Sex Crimes’ and ‘Thematic Prosecution of International Sex Crimes’. These will be presented at a… Read more »

Event: KONY 2012 – A force for good?

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On Wednesday 4 April, at 7pm, London’s Frontline Club will host a debate asking whether the KONY 2012 campaign is a force for good or a worrying development in campaigning. Hosted by BBC Radio 4′s Paddy O’Connell, the panelists will include: Benjamin Chesterton – radio documentary and photofilm producer, co-founder of the production company duckrabbit… Read more »

Lecture Series: International Criminal Justice and the Contours of the Judicial Function: Lectures in Honour of Antonio Cassese

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This coming Spring, the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, in association with the TMC Asser Institute and the Coalition for the International Criminal Court, will host a series of lectures under the umbrella of the highly successful Supranational Criminal Law Lecture Series entitled, “International Criminal Justice and the Contours of the Judicial Function: Lectures… Read more »

EVENT: Judicial Activism and the Development of International Humanitarian Law

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INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW PROJECT JUDICIAL ACTIVISM AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW A dialogue between Professor William Schabas (Middlesex University, and door tenant of 9 Bedford Row) and Professor Charles Garraway (Chatham House) Chair: Louise Arimatsu Wednesday 14 March 2012 | 6.30pm-8pm | Venue: CLM7.02 (Clement House), LSE

ECBA Spring Conference: What Future For Defence Rights In Europe?

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The European Criminal Bar Assocation’s Spring Conference will take place in Geneva from 27 to 28 April 2012 addressing the topic: What future for defence rights in Europe? The conference will cover – amongst others – new developments in case law on defence rights, legal aid, money laundering, the European Arrest Warrant as well as pre-trial… Read more »

Colleen Rohan Premiere Speaker in IDA Training Series

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ICLB member Colleen Rohan was invited to speak at the very first training seminar of the International Defence Associates (IDA). The event, held 31 January 2012 at the UN-ICTY, was entitled Ethical Considerations Arising from Practice before the International Courts.  Rohan gave a presentation on the ethical guidelines that govern counsel at the international tribunals and… Read more »

9 Bedford Row International Annual Conference

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The 9 Bedford Row International Annual Conference has been rescheduled for 19 November 2011. It reviews some of the cases and situations the 9BRi international criminal law team have dealt with in the last year at the ICC, ICTY, STL, Bangladesh Courts.  Steven Kay QC and Gillian Higgins of the ICLB will be speaking along… Read more »

9 Bedford Row International Annual Conference

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The 9 Bedford Row International Annual Conference is on Saturday 1st October 2011 in London. It reviews some of the cases and situations the 9BRi international criminal law team have dealt with in the last year at the ICC, ICTY, STL, Bangladesh Courts.  Steven Kay QC and Gillian Higgins of the ICLB will be speaking… Read more »