Reflecting on the 60th Anniversary of the Eichmann Trial: Contemporary Impacts

Minnesota Journal of International Law Symposium
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This full-day Symposium will present diverse perspectives on the resounding impact of the Eichmann Trials. As part of this endeavor, the Symposium will feature panels addressing three topics: the contemporary prosecution of international substantive crimes, the impact of community participation in international trials and tribunals, and the strengths and limitations of universal jurisdiction. The panels will be composed of leading academics, researchers, and current U.N. Special Rapporteurs. Fabian Salvioli, the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence will be the Keynote Speaker. The Symposium will also include a Book Talk with authors Sinja Graf (The Humanity of Universal Crime) and Dirk Moses (The Problem of Genocide).

CLE Credits
5 CLE Credits Requested, Event Code: #444617
Special Rapporteur Fabian Salvioli

U.N. Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence. Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the School of Law of the University of La Plata, Director of the Human Rights Master Program and Director of the Institute of Human Rights. Previously, he was a member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee between 2009 and 2016, and its President between 2015 and 2016.

Christina Voigt

Professor of Law at the University of Oslo, internationally renowned expert on international environmental law

Akila Radhakrishnan

President of Global Justice Center, globally-recognized voice on issues of reproductive rights, gender-based violence, and justice and accountability

Leora Bilsky

Professor at the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law, and the Director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights at Tel Aviv University

Diane Orentlicher

Professor of International Law at American University, expert on war crime tribunals and transitional justice. 

Jonneke Koomen

Professor of sociology and international politics at Willamette University, Co-Chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program. 

Serena Forlati

Professor of International Law at the University of Ferrara, Co-convener of the ESIL Interest Group on International Courts and Tribunals

Maximo Langer

Director of the UCLA Transnational Program on Criminal Justice, leading authority on domestic, comparative and international criminal law

Joachim Savelsberg

Professor of Sociology and Law at the University of Minnesota, specialists on issues of representations and memories of mass violence

Fabiola Gretzinger