In Memoriam: Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni (1937-2017)

On September 25, 2017, the world lost a great soul, Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni.  Cherif was a friend, a colleague, a mentor and an inspiration to me personally, and to many like me. He was also an active supporter and friend of Washington University School of Law,...

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BBC’s Law in Action Focuses on Crimes Against Humanity

Professor Leila Sadat recently spoke to BBC Legal Affairs Correspondent, Joshua Rozenberg, in his Law in Action segment on crimes against humanity.  In this segment, Rozenberg explores the origins of international criminal law, particularly the difference between...

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New Book Released about the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative

Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity edited by Leila Nadya Sadat Crimes against humanity were one of the three categories of crimes elaborated in the Nuremberg Charter. However, unlike genocide and war crimes, they were never set out in a comprehensive...

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