On November 8th we will present “Procedural & Jurisdictional Challenges” the second seminar in our series of seminars and events in the academic year 2012-2013. This seminar will take place at the Shusterman Hall of Temple University Beasley School of Law map.

Program November 8th

  • Moderated Panel discussion 10am – Noon

Judges Insights: A Comparison of Criminal Procedure in the International Criminal Court and the U.S.

Panel Members (confirmed):
Judge Sanji Mmasenono Monageng, First Vice President of the ICC
Judge Robert B. Kugler, United States District Court, District of New Jersey
Elizabeth K. Ainslie, co-chair of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP’s Government
Investigations, Corporate Compliance and Criminal Defense Group
Karen L. Corrie, Litigation Fellow at the Open Society Justice Initiative

James A. Shellenberger, Professor of law at Temple University Beasley School of Law

The panel will compare and contrast ICC and U.S. criminal procedures, with a particular emphasis on the role of the ICC Pre-Trial Chamber as it has evolved in the Court's early cases.

-----Lunch Break-----

  • Moderated Panel discussion 1.30pm – 3.30pm

The Role of the ICC in the Global Legal Order: Making the Rome Statute’s Vision of Global Justice a Reality.

Panel Members (confirmed):
Rod Rastan, Legal Advisor in the Office of the Prosecutor at the ICC
Jean Galbraith, Professor of Law at Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Matthew Heaphy, Deputy Convener American NGO Coalition for the ICC (AMICC)
Jessica Stanton, Professor of Political Science at University of Pennsylvania

Margaret M. deGuzman, Professor of law at Temple University Beasley School of Law

The panel will assess the contributions of the ICC in its first 10 years to the quest for global justice, examining the Court's emerging jurisprudence on such issues as jurisdiction and admissibility as well as the prosecutors' decisions about which situations and cases to investigate and prosecute. Panelists will address such important and controversial issues as whether the ICC is excessively focused on Africa, whether the prosecutor is focused on the most important cases, and whether the Court is adequately addressing the needs of victims.

Registration is free, but there is a charge for CLE Credits.

CLE Credits and Fees

Two CLE Credits are available for each panel discussion.
Morning or Afternoon session $75 (Two CLE Credits)
Whole day $150 (Four CLE Credits, lunch included)

For registration and to apply for CLE Credits for the November 8th event please click here.
For registration without CLE credits please click here.