International Humanitarian Law: Emerging Issues in the Law of Armed Conflict

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC



TThis conference is the culmination of the first International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition. The competition winners, Robert Clarke from the University of Western Australia, and Elizabeth Holland from Suffolk University Law School, will present their papers in discussion with a panel of distinguished IHL experts, followed by a luncheon keynote address by Professor David Crane, founding Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and currently professor at Syracuse University Law School. The program will conclude with a roundtable discussion among academics and practitioners who will address the cutting-edge intersections of IHL and human rights.

Presented by the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and the American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict

WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – no charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)

(Credit Hours TBC) will be applied for as requested to different states.
CLE Accreditation - - $ 75.00


For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or

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