Tue, Oct. 17, 2006

Relief for Victims

CK - Washington.   South Africa and West Germany did right by the victims of human rights crimes, World Court Judge Thomas Buergenthal indicated in his acceptance speech on October 17, 2006 at the International Law Center of Case Law School in Cleveland. Awarded the 2006 Frederick K. Cox International Law Center International Humanitarian Award for Advancing Global Justice, Buergenthal examined comparative advantages of criminal prosecutions and truth commissions in response to human rights crimes, drawing on empirical information from places as varied as El Salvador and the Balkans. The center holds the video of the instructive, and moving, lecture available for download.



Tack on German Law Degree

CK - Washington.   A German law degree, Magister Iuris, to complement a foreign law degree is available at Göttingen University Law School. Handakte WebLawg links to the source and mentions an application deadline of January 15, 2007.


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