Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Book on Victim Participation in International Criminal Proceedings Wins Award from the International Association of Penal Law

B.N. McGonigleThe book Procedural Justice? Victim Participation in International Criminal Proceedings published by Intersentia was recognized this past weekend with an award from the U.S. National Chapter of the International Association of Penal Law (L'Association International du Droit Pénal), the Paris-based society of international criminal law scholars.  The award was presented to the book's author, Brianne N. McGonigle (pictured here holding the prize-winning book).  The presentation was made by Professor Michael J. Kelly, director of the International and Comparative Law Program at Creighton University School of Law, during a special program held as part of the International Law Weekend Midwest.  ILW-Midwest was held at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Brianne McGonigle Leyh is an attorney specializing in international criminal law and procedure, human rights and transitional justice. Currently, she is researching and teaching at Utrecht University’s Netherlands Institute of Human Rights and University College Utrecht. In addition to her work with the university, she is an executive editor of the Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights and she co-directs the Netherlands Office of the Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG).

Dr. McGonigle has worked as a Co-Counsel on a legal team representing Civil Parties before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia ("ECCC"), has experience working for a defense team at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia ("ICTY") and held a Visiting Professional position at the International Criminal Court’s Office of Public Counsel for Victims. 

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Mark E. Wojcik (mew)

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