Thursday, April 22, 2010
The symposium chair is Professor Shahram Dana. Speakers include Judge Philippe Kirsch, who served on the International Criminal Court from 2003 to 2009 and was its first President. Other speakers include Professors Jordan Paust (University of Houston Law Center), Nancy Combs (William & Mary Law School), Stuart Ford (The John Marshall Law School), Brian Lepard (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Lisa Laplante (Marquette), Vincent Nmehielle (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa), Kenneth Gallant (Arkansas), Margaret deGuzman (Temple), and Gregory Gordon (North Dakota).
I will be one of the moderators, as will my colleagues William Mock and Kim Chanbonpin. Professor William Schabas (National University of Ireland at Galway) was scheduled to attend but is stuck in Europe in the aftermath of Iceland's volcanic eruption. The luncheon speaker will be Jeanne Smoot of the Tajhirih Justice Center.
Papers from the symposium will be published in The John Marshall Law Review.