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Accountability in the Wake of Mass Atrocities

Saturday, January 27, 2007- Transitional Justice: Accountability in the Wake of Mass Atrocities

8:15 - 9:00 am

Registration and payment for reserved box lunches - Reception Desk, Pearsons Hall

9:00 - 10:30

Panel: Challenges of Political Will in Transitional Justice - Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall

Robin Vincent on Sierra Leone(UK, former registrar of the Special Court for Sierra Leone)
Gregory Stanton on Cambodia (director, Cambodia Genocide Project; president, Genocide Watch)

Richard Goldstone on the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda (ICTR), and South Africa(former Justice for the Constitutional Court of South Africa) 

Panel: Prosecuting Heads of State - Moore Lounge

David Crane on Charles Taylor (former prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone)

Michael Newton on Saddam Hussein (Vanderbilt University Law School)

Susana SáCouto on the Slobodan Milosovic trial (American University College of Law, War Crimes Research Office)

12:00 - 1:15

Box lunches available in DK's snackbar, Pearsons Hall - deadline to order lunch: January 12

1:15 - 2:15

Keynote speaker

David Scheffer: The Future Direction of Transitional Justice (former U.S. Ambassador for War Crimes, Northwestern Law School) - Moore Lounge

2:30 - 4:00

Panel: Domestic Approaches to Transitional Justice - Moore Lounge
Gerald Gahima (former prosecutor, Rwanda; judge on the Bosnia war crimes panels)
Richard Goldstone (former Justice for the Constitutional Court of South Africa)