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Alworth Institute Memorial Lecture

Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture

This annual lecture, named in honor of the late Royal D. Alworth, Jr.'s life and interests and normally delivered during the second semester, is designed to raise public understanding of a significant international topic.

20092009 Alworth Memorial Lecture

“Reflections on the Kosovo War Crimes Tribunal”

Presented by Norman Sepenuk, Attorney, practicing in Portland, Oregon, specializing in criminal defense
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 7:00 PM in Montague Hall 80

Norman Sepenuk is an attorney practicing in Portland, Oregon, specializing in criminal defense. He obtained his law degree from Harvard Law School. He will discuss the defense of war crimes cases in The Hague before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). After some general comments about the establishment and structure of the Tribunal, he will highlight two cases which he handled as defense attorney before the Tribunal: the Srebenica genocide conviction of Serbian General Radislav Krstric and the recent conviction of Serbian General Dragolgub Ojdenic and others in the 1999 expulsion case.

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