February 16, 2010 11:13 Age: 4 yrs

Symposium Examines the Challenges of Prosecuting International Terrorists

The Emory International Law Review and Emory Law's Center for International and Comparative Law present their 2010 Symposium, “Who Should Prosecute?: The Challenge of International Terrorism, The Response of International Law.” The four-part lecture series brings noted speakers to campus to discuss the challenges of prosecuting terrorists and the appropriate response of international law.

The first lecture, featuring Rainer Nickel of the University of Frankfurt am Main and Professor Randall Peerenboom of La Trobe University Melbourne, will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in Emory Law’s Tull Auditorium. Nickel and Peerenboom will discuss comparative perspectives on domestic and international jurisdiction in difficult cases. The lecture is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

For more information, visit www.law.emory.edu/eilr.

Upcoming Lectures in the Symposium

  • The Hon. Evan Wallach of the U.S. Court of International Trade and Professor Charles Shanor of Emory Law will discuss historical perspectives on prosecution of terrorists and international law at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 1, in Emory Law's Hunter Atrium.

  • Professor Amos Guiora of the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law will deliver the symposium’s keynote lecture at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 15, in Room G575 at Emory Law. A book signing will follow the lecture.

  • Professor Michael Kelly of Creighton University School of Law, Laura Olson of the Constitution Project and Professor Johan van der Vyver of Emory Law will discuss practical challenges of prosecuting international terrorists at noon Tuesday, April 6, in Room G575 at Emory Law.
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