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The International Law and Practice, International Human Rights, and Criminal Justice Sections, co-sponsored by the Center for Justice & Accountability, International Justice Resource Center, and Human Rights Advocates, present
Proving Genocide: The Prosecution of Radovan Karadzic

July 28, 2016: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H
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Sun Kim
International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Nushin Sarkarati
Center for Justice & Accountability

Eric Stover
Human Rights Center, University of California
Berkeley School of Law

Lisa Reinsberg
International Justice Resource Center

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia’s (ICTY) March 2016 conviction of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide was a long-awaited milestone in achieving justice and accountability for the massacre in Srebrenica and other atrocities of the Yugoslav Wars. The speakers will share insights into the construction and impact of this landmark judgment, including the legal elements of genocide, the evidence used by the Trial Chamber in finding genocide in Srebrenica, and the basis of Karadzic’s culpability. They will identify the lessons learned from the investigation of the Srebrenica graves for better understanding and responding to the needs of the families of the missing, with comparison to other investigations in Rwanda and Latin America. And, they will reflect on the victim-led litigation in U.S. courts to hold Karadzic civilly liable for his crimes, an effort that pre-dated the ICTY prosecution and helped lay the foundation for litigating genocide in the U.S. courts.

Upcoming Seminars


BASF Conference Center
301 Battery Street
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111


MCLE Registration: 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Program: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Reception: 7:00- 8:00 p.m.


BASF Student MemberComplimentary
BASF Member$30.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: G162303

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