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JUSTICE AND SOVEREIGNTY

Join two U.S. Ambassadors and several of the nation's top scholars for a symposium discussing the implications of this new institution and the controversy over the U.S. decision not to participate.

JUSTICE AND SOVEREIGNTY: Implications of the International Criminal Court

In anticipation of the inauguration of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in March, please join two U.S. Ambassadors and several of the nation's top scholars for a symposium discussing the implications of this new institution and the controversy over the U.S. decision not to participate.

Friday, March 7, 2003
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Room 1347, UCLA School of Law

Keynote lecture on the expected process and function of the ICC by:

-Terree Bowers
(Former prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal
for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda)

Discussing America's absence:

-Ambassador Pierre-Richard Prosper
(Current Ambassador-at-large for War Crimes Issues)

-Ambassador David Scheffer,
(Ambassador-at-large for War Crimes Issues in the Clinton Administration)

Discussing the controversial concept of universal jurisdiction:

-Stephen Krasner
(Professor of International Relations, Stanford University

-Ruth Wedgwood
(U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Committee,
Professor, Yale Law School,
Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies)

-Reed Brody
(Special Counsel for Prosecutions, Human Rights Watch)

Funded by the Campus Programs Committee of the Programs Activities Board and
the UCLA Graduate Students Association.

***** Advance registration is highly recommended. If we reach capacity, later registrants may be seated in an overflow room with video feed. *****

Registration via email is preferred: JILFA@orgs.law.ucla.edu

UCLA Students and Faculty: FREE. Others: $15 (payable at the door)

MCLE CREDIT: Please inquire as to the number of hours we will offer.

For information call: (310) 206-2643


PLUS: In the evening following the symposium, the International Law Society will be presenting a panel discussion, "In the Aftermath of a Dictator: Pinochet and Beyond," featuring the barristers who represented each side of the U.K. extradition proceedings. Reception in Kerckhoff Grand Salon at 5, followed by the panel in 100 Moore Hall 6-8, March 7, 2003. Sponsored by the International Law Society. The Pinochet event is FREE for all UCLA students and faculty, and $15 for others. For more information, email Golzar Kheiltash at kheiltash@2003.law.ucla.edu. For tickets and registration,
email Gillian Campbell of the British American Bar Association at info@babcla.org. **Payment for the Pinochet event must be made in advance**

Burkle Center for International Relations