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"A Practitioner's Perspective on International Criminal Justice and the Practice of International Criminal Law" with Dr. Guénaël Mettraux and Luka Misetic, Esq.

Start/End Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:10 PM EST -- 01:10 PM EST
Location Name JG 546

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.

Lunch 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.

Luka Misetic 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.