– Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
– Time: 4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
– Cocktail reception: 6:15 p.m.
– Location: New York Law School, Events Center (W202), 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013
(Corner of West Broadway and Leonard Street, near the Franklin Street subway station.)– CLE: 1.5 credits in Professional Practice available
– No charge for general admission, but registration is required
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Lecturer: Ruti Teitel is the Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law at New York Law School, where she directs the Institute for Global Law, Justice, and Policy. She is an internationally recognized authority on international law, international human rights, transitional justice, and comparative constitutional law. In 2000, Oxford University Press published her path-breaking book Transitional Justice, and, in 2011, the internationally acclaimed Humanity’s Law. A life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, last academic year Professor Teitel was a Fellow at the Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice at New York University School of Law, where she completed a new book, Globalizing Transitional Justice: Essays for the New Millennium, to be published this year by Oxford University Press.
Commentator: David Rieff is a New York-based independent writer and policy analyst. He is the author of eight books, including A Bed for the Night: Humanitarianism in Crisis, and the co-editor of Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know. He is currently working on a book on the global food crisis.