Date of Event
Symposium presented at Franklin Thomas Backus School of Law (Case Law School) on Friday, Oct. 7, 2005.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Torturing the law / Jose E. Alvarez -- PANEL 1: What's wrong with torture? -- Defining torture / David Sussman -- Exceptionalism: torture American style / Henry Shue -- Torture: Morality and convention / Jeff McMahan -- PANEL 2: Outsourcing torture -- War by proxy: legal and moral duties of other actors derived from government affiliation / Michael Newton -- Torture and contract / Laura Dickinson -- American innocence / Robert Strassfeld -- LUNCH DEBATE -- The White House Torture Memos / Leila Nadya Sadat, Andrew McCarthy, Elisa Massimino -- PANEL 3: Suppressing torture: the role of international organizations -- Combating terrorism: zero tolerance for torture / Justice Richard Goldstone -- Prosecution of torture by the International Criminal Tribunal / William Schabas -- Woe to him who would be true, though to be false were salvation / Andre M Surena -- PANEL 4: Adjudicating torture in American Courts -- Why not the courts / John Hutson -- ATCA and the duty to provide effective remedies / Elisa Massimino -- FINAL ADDRESS: Legal, moral, and policy implications of torture as state policy and practice / M. Cherif Bassiouni
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
War on terrorism; War crimes; Torture (International law); International crimes
Cleveland, Ohio: Case Western Reserve University Law School, 2005
Alvarez, Jose E.; Sussman, David; Shue, Henry; McMahan, Jeff; Newton, Michael A.; Dickinson, Laura A.; Strassfeld, Robert; Sadat, Leila Nadya; McCarthy, Andrew C.; Massimino, Elisa; Goldstone, Hon. Richard; Schabas, William; Surena, Andre M.; Hutson, John; and Bassiouni, M. Cherif, "War crimes research symposium: torture and the war on terror (DVD 1 of 2)" (2005). Conferences and Symposia. 1032.
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Welcome & Keynote: Torturing the Law
Panel 1: What's Wrong with Torture?
Panel 2: Outsourcing Torture and Extraordinary Rendition
Lunch Debate: The White House Torture Memos
Panel 3: Suppressing Torture: The Role of International Law and Organizations
Panel 4: Adjudicating Torture in American Courts
Final Address: Legal, Moral, and Policy Implications of torture as state policy and practice