104 - From Nuremberg to The Hague: The Evolution and Modern Implications of International Criminal Law
Monday, February 3, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
USN - Room 1120
Description:Join USN parent, Belmont Law Professor, and Chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section LUCIAN DERVAN in exploring the history of international criminal law from its early roots during the Nuremberg Trials following WWII to the permanent International Criminal Court in The Hague today. Issues to be explored include the history of ICL, the core crimes of international concern (war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and the crime of aggression), the role of the UN and the UN Security Council in international enforcement, the role of the U.S. in international enforcement, and the future of ICL, including what happens next in Syria.