Enforcing International Criminal Law

Canadian Judge Philippe Kirsch talked about the topic, “The Role of the International Criminal Court in Enforcing International… read more

Canadian Judge Philippe Kirsch talked about the topic, “The Role of the International Criminal Court in Enforcing International Criminal Law.” He explained that the ICC is an independent, permanent court that tries persons accused of the most serious international crimes including genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. The question-and-answer session was not shown.

Judge Kirsch was the special guest speaker at American University Washington College of Law’s annual Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Dean Grossman, who is a member of the United Nations Committee Against Torture, introduced Judge Kirsch. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Enforcing International Criminal Law

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 13, 2006

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  • Aug 13, 2006 | 11:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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