The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

By: Suhao Chen On May 25, 1993, in the midst of violent conflict in the Balkans, the UN Security Council decided (through Resolution 827) to establish the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) to prosecute persons responsible for serious violations...

Global Trumpism, Week Ten: The Syrian Conflict goes from Bad to Worse

By: Leila Sadat Although one can fault the Obama administration for its tepid policy towards Syria, Trump’s airstrikes against a Syrian military base on Thursday, April 6th take the U.S. policy towards Syria in a dangerous new direction. Although it’s tempting to...
Lemberg – Lvov – Lviv: How a City Helped Shape Modern International Criminal Law

Lemberg – Lvov – Lviv: How a City Helped Shape Modern International Criminal Law

By: Megan Reif On Thursday, March 30th, Washington University School of Law and the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute welcomed Philippe Sands to campus as part of the Assembly Series and Public Interest Law and Policy Speaker Series. Prof. Sands gave a special...
70 Years Later: the Tenth International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Nuremberg

70 Years Later: the Tenth International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Nuremberg

“Let us leave here renewed in our devotion to justice – not just for the people of our own countries, but for the people of all countries.  Let us leave here refreshed in our determination to defend human rights, to protect human liberty, and to uphold human dignity...