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Conference in Honor of Louis Henkin (1917-2010)

Start/End Friday, November 09, 2012 09:00 AM EST -- 03:30 PM EST
Location Name Columbia Law School Jerome Greene Hall Room 101

9:00 a.m. –- Introduction and Remembrances of Louis Henkin

9:30 – 10:45 —  The Clash Between Constitutional and International Norms: The Kadi Case and its Implications 


Grainne de Burca (NYU)

Robert Howse (NYU)

Miguel Maduro (European University Institute)

Maya Lester(Brick Court Chambers)

Moderator: George Bermann (Columbia)

11:00 – 12:30  --The Constitution, War and Emergencies


Eyal Benvenisti (Tel Aviv University)

Sarah Cleveland (Columbia)

Lori Damrosch (Columbia)

Fionnuala Ni Aolain (U. of Ulster, N. Ireland and U. of Minnesota)

Moderator: Daniel Bethlehem (Columbia)

12:30 – 2:00 lunch – Case Lounge, 7th floor (Invitation Only)

2:00-3:30 –     Constitutionalism and International Human Rights


Eva Brems (University of Ghent; member of Belgian Parliament)

Martin Scheinin (President of IACL, European University Institute)

Commentator: Gerald Neuman (Harvard)

Moderator: Vicki Jackson (Harvard)

Co-sponsored by International Association of Constitutional Law, Columbia Law School and the  Human Rights Institute