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Charney Lecture: International Criminal Justice - The Road Less Traveled

Monday, August 27, 2018,

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  • Location: Vanderbilt Law School • 131 21st Ave South • Nashville, TN 37203
  • Room: Flynn Auditorium

Judge Howard MorrisonThis year's distinguished speaker is Sir Howard Morrison, a Judge in the Appeals Division of the International Criminal Court based in The Hague, Netherlands. This lecture will discuss where international criminal justice finds its roots, justification, and reasoning. Judge Morrison will speak about the relationship between international criminal cases and national jurisdictions and the political winds that blow around them. His talk takes a look into the future and the problems and the potential solutions that might be available if we have the foresight and will to move forward. Lunch will be served.

This event is free and open to the public.

The Jonathan I. Charney Distinguished Lecture in International Law honors Professor Charney, one of the world's preeminent experts on international law, who held the Lee S. & Charles A. Speir Chair at Vanderbilt Law School until his death in 2002. The series funds academic lectures and other presentations on international law by distinguished figures in the field.

Visitors should park in the Terrace Place Garage, spaces 41-92, at the corner of 21st Ave. South and Terrace Place, or the Wesley Place Garage, spaces 52-170, at the corner of 21st Ave. South and Scarritt Place.  Parking costs range from $4.00 to $12.00 at these garages.  Both are within walking distance of the law school.