Summer/Fall 2009 newsletter

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August 25, 2009

The Center's newsletter is now available online and in print.

What's in the Summer/Fall 2009 issue:

  • From the Director - "A Decent Respect," a look into the public scrutiny of Justice Sonia Sotomayor and her openness to the influence of international law
  • Student fellowship program is renamed to honor Ted Sorensen for his ten years as founding chairman of the Center's international advisory board
  • Cynthia Cohen, executive director of the Slifka Program, speaks at the UN about arts and reconciliation
  • The Center's third Distinguished Visiting Practitioner discusses the delicate balance between human rights and public health in the battle against AIDS
  • The Brandeis Institute for International Judges takes place in Trinidad
  • Coexistence International's John Moore travels through remote regions of Nigeria to observe a training session on interfaith conflict resolution
  • Highlights of recent events, including a talk about Guantanamo detainees by Michael Ratner, president of the Center for Constitutional Rights and Ethics Center board member
  • Richard Goldstone, former chief prosecutor of the UN Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, steps up to chair of the Center's advisory board, and Martha Minow, dean of Harvard Law School, becomes a board member
  • The first Distinguished Lecture in International Justice and Human Rights will be delivered November 30, 2009 by Justice Hassan Bubacar Jallow, chief prosector of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
  • New publications: a report on the North American Judicial Colloquium, and a Coexistence International "Country Study" on Ghana