Blog: the International Criminal Court

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October 9, 2012

Today, Wednesday, Oct. 10: Alex Whiting on the International Criminal Court

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Wednesday, October 12, 2012

“Is the International Criminal Court Succeeding?”

12- 1 pm

Wasserstein 2009

Event poster shows an image of the International Criminal Court building.

Please join us for a talk with Alex Whiting, Assistant Clinical Professor at HLS and Prosecution Coordinator with the International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague, The Netherlands. Previously, Whiting was Trial Attorney and Senior Trial Attorney in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), The Hague, The Netherlands.

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February 6, 2012

Panel Today, Wednesday, February 8: Is the Vatican Legally Accountable for Sexual Violence Against Children by Clergy?

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Event poster shows an image of a court juxtaposed with an image of the Vatican.

February 8, 2012

“Sexual Violence against Children by Clergy: Is the Vatican Legally Accountable?”

12:00- 1:15 pm

Wasserstein 2019 Milstein West B.

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests and the Center for Constitutional Rights have submitted a complaint to the International Criminal Court prosecutor, requesting an investigation of the Vatican for crimes against humanity. The filing charges that Vatican officials tolerate, enable, and fail to stop the systematic concealing of sex crimes by clergy against children.

Please join us for a discussion of the background and international legal framework for this action with: Barbara Blaine, Founder & President, Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests; Pam Spees, Senior International Human Rights Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights; and Benjamin G. Davis, Associate Professor of Law, University of Toledo College of Law.

This event is open to the public, and is being co-sponsored by HLS Advocates for Human Rights; Women’s Law Association; Child and Youth Advocates; and the HLS Chapter of the ACLU.

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