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Upcoming Events
Righting Wrongs in Court: Litigating and Prosecuting Human Rights Violations
September 23, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Room 3-01, Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd St. New York, NY 10023 | Zach Hudson | zhudson1@law.fordham.edu
Public Forum on the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
September 24, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Room 2-01A, Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd St. New York, NY 10023 | LeitnerCenter@law.fordham.edu
International Law Weekend 2014: International Law in a Time of Chaos
October 23, 2014 6:30 PM - October 25, 2014 8:00PM
Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd St. New York, NY 10023 | LeitnerCenter@law.fordham.edu
The Possibility of International Human Rights through Courts: The European System Facing Nationalism
October 28, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30AM
Moot Court Room, Fordham Law School, 150 W. 62nd St. New York, NY 10023 | LeitnerCenter@law.fordham.edu
Machik Weekend 2014
November 21, 2014 4:00 PM - November 23, 2014 3:00PM
Costantino, Fordham Law School, 140 W. 62nd St. New York, NY 10023 | Elizabeth Gyori | egyori@law.fordham.edu



Past Events
Humanitarian Disarmament: Banning Weapons that Kill & Maim Civilians| September 16, 2014 12:30 PM

Brown Bag Lunch Series

Speaker: Zach Hudson, Crowley Fellow in International Human Rights Student walks near a suspected mined area in the DR Congo.

Every year thousands of innocent men, women, and children all over the world are killed or maimed by indiscriminate weapons that disproportionately impact civilian populations—both during and long after the end of conflict. Based on ten years of experience working in humanitarian disarmament, the Leitner Center’s Crowley Fellow, Zach Hudson, will discuss how the international community is using human rights and international humanitarian law to address limits on the production and use of such weapons.

Photo credit: Landmine Monitor [Gwenn Dubourthoumieu/UNMACC, 3 April 2011]

The UN and the ICC: International Criminal Law after the Closure of the Ad Hoc Tribunals| September 9, 2014 12:30 PM

Brown Bag Lunch Series

Speaker: Tamara Cummings-John, Legal Officer in the Office of Legal Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs at the United Tamara Cummings-John Legal OfficerNations

With many of the ad hoc tribunals set to finish their work in the near future, the landscape of international criminal law is set for dramatic change. Tamara Cummings-John, Legal Officer in the Office of Legal Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs at the UN, will discuss how the UN, following the closure of the ad hoc tribunals, can support the International Criminal Court in ensuring accountability for victims of serious crimes. She will also discuss her experiences working for the Special Court of Sierra Leone and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, with a particular focus on the prosecution of crimes of sexual violence.

Kosher pizza will be served.

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Leitner Center for International Law and Justice
Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10023 USA

Email: LeitnerCenter@law.fordham.edu
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