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Redefining the Past and Future Fight Against Atrocities
International Criminal Lawyer and Advocate, Washington, DC
While its historical significance is evident, the UNWCC can also help today's efforts to hold atrocity criminals accountable. The UNWCC's present-day application is best demonstrated by its potential influence on the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The Targeted Assassination of Osama Bin Laden
Professor Emerita, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Osama bin Laden and the "suspected militants" targeted in drone attacks should have been arrested and tried in U.S. courts or an international tribunal. Obama cannot serve as judge, jury and executioner.
The Nazi Virus
Even as we were prosecuting Nazis at Nuremberg for their barbaric behavior, including their notorious medical experiments on death camp inmates, we were, it turns out, conducting our own medical experiments on a vulnerable and unsuspecting population.
-- Interview with Director Pamela Yates
The film was stark and penetrating. It discussed the worst war crimes and crimes against humanity of our time, but did so in a rational, rights based justice context.
Living Memory, Torture, and Trials
Terry Curtis Fox
Playwright, screenwriter and professor
If we who prosecuted Germans at Nuremberg refuse to hold Americans to the same standard, we are depriving Nuremberg of its precedential value.
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