"A Practitioner's Perspective on International Criminal Justice and the Practice of International Criminal Law" with Dr. Guénaël Mettraux and Luka Misetic, Esq.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:10 PM EST
-- 01:10 PM EST
Please RSVP to join our distinguished guests for a presentation and Q&A session on their experiences and perspectives on the practice of international criminal law as well as a brief overview of the Amsterdam Global Alliance Program.
will be served.
Dr. Guénaël Mettraux
Dr. Guénaël Mettraux is a Defense counsel
before international criminal jurisdictions. Over the past decade, he has
represented several high-ranking military and civilian leaders accused of
international crimes, including General Sefer Halilović (former
Commander of the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina), Ljube
Boškoski (former Minister of Interior of the Republic of the Former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia) and General Ante Gotovina (General in the Croatian
Army). He is now counsel for one of the four defendants charged before the
Special Tribunal for Lebanon (related to the killing of former Lebanese Prime
Minister, Rafik Hariri).
He is a Panel member of the European
Union’s Human Rights Review Panel
(EULEX Kosovo). Dr Mettraux is currently Professor at the University of
Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and guest lecturer at the University of Fribourg
(Switzerland). His scholarly works include three books: “International Crimes
and the ad hoc Tribunals (OUP, 2005),
“Perspectives on the Nuremberg Trial” (OUP, 2008) and “The Law of Command
Responsibility” (OUP, 2009), which was awarded the Lieber Prize from the American
Society of International Law.
Luka Misetic, Esq.
represents clients in state, federal and international litigation, including
commercial, civil, white-collar criminal and international criminal cases. In
business litigation, Mr. Misetic represents corporations and partnerships, as
well as their directors, officers and partners in breach of contract and
fiduciary duty claims, regulatory matters, trade secrets claims, fraud and
negligence suits, and a variety of other claims. Mr. Misetic represented
Croatian General Ante Gotovina before the International Criminal Tribunal for
the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, The Netherlands.