Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Tune In for Jensen v. Arab Bank Preview

From Dean Michael P. Scharf at Case Western Reserve:

On Wednesday, October 11, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Jesner v. Arab Bank, a case that will determine if corporations can be sued for human rights abuses committed abroad. 

At 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, "Talking Foreign Policy" radio program, produced by WCPN 90.3 ideastream (Cleveland's NPR station), will preview this landmark case.  Expert guests include CWRU Law Professors Avidan Cover and Tim Webster, Cleveland Marshall Associate Dean Milena Sterio, and Leiden University Professor Carsten Stahn, as well as Thomas Buergenthal, one of the world's foremost authorities in human rights law.  Buergenthal served for ten years as a judge on the International Court of Justice and twelve years as a judge on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. 

The program will be broadcast in Cleveland on 90.3 FM, and streamed worldwide at 9:00-10:00 PM on October 5 from the WCPN website at:

If you miss Thursday's broadcast, you can view the video of this or any of the past Talking Foreign Policy broadcasts at

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