Human Rights Brief
A Legal Resource for the International Human Rights Community

Volume 19 Issue 4
Spring 2012 Special Edition
Print Version | Editors & Staff

Forensic Evidence in the Fight Against Torture

Proceedings of a Conference Presented by
American University Washington College of Law and the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims

February 15–16, 2012

Day One: February 15, 2012

Opening Remarks
Dean Claudio Grossman
Brita Sydhoff
Dr. Mohamud S.N. Said

Session One: Using Forensic Medical Evidence in Court
Professor Duarte Nuno Vieira
Professor Hans Petter Hougen
Mostafa Hussein
Professor Juan Méndez
Dean Claudio Grossman
Phil Shiner

Session Two: Concurrent Panels
Dr. Mariam Jishkariani
Maria Natividad P. Hernandez
Dr. Pierre Duterte
Daniel Carey
Irit Ballas
Dr. Ala'a Shehabi
Felicitas Treue
Dr. Frances Lovemore
Rafael Garrido Álvarez
Silvia Serrano Guzmán
Dr. Mechthild Wenk-Ansohn
Rodger Haines
Christy Fujio

Day Two: February 16, 2012

Session Three: Voices of the Survivors
Carlos Jibaja
Dr. Sothara Muny
Dr. Lilla Hardi
Carlos Mauricio

Session Four: Institutionalizing Medical Documentation at the National Level
Victor Madrigal
Loreine Dela Cruz
Sebnem Korur Fincanci
Rusudan Beriashvili
Suzanne Jabbour
Sana Hamzeh

Session Five: Expert Panel Discussion on Fighting Impunity
Dr. Jonathan Beynon
Professor Diane F. Orentlicher
Suzanne Jabbour
Professor Duarte Nuno Vieira
Dr. Vivienne Nathanson
Victor Madrigal

The proper citation for an article in the Human Rights Brief Volume 19, Issue 4, beginning at page 51 would be: 19 No. 4 Hum. Rts. Brief 51 (2012).