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Community Event: Corporations on Trial- International Criminal and Civil Liability for Corporations for Human Rights Violations
July 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court recently announced that she is interested in pursuing cases involving corporations that commit crimes against humanity, and the U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments this fall on whether corporations can be sued for human rights violations. To address these groundbreaking developments, and in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, CWRU School of Law is pleased to be hosting a major international conference at which leading experts from around the world will examine various approaches that have been undertaken to deter, punish, and redress human rights abuses by corporations. This conference is co-sponsored by CWRU’s Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, Center for Professional Ethics, and Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence, as well as the American Society of International Law, the Cleveland Council on World Affairs, and the Greater Cleveland International Lawyer’s Group. Free and open to the public, 6 hours of CLE Pending Approval.
Registration details to follow.
Location: Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Moot Courtroom (A59)