Litigating Genocide: When, Where, and How - February 27, 2009

Event Title

Panel One: Litigating History

Start Date

27-2-2009 10:00 AM

Description

Speakers:
Dr. Richard Dekmejian
Dr. Herbert Reginbogin
Mr. Harut Sassounian

Moderator:
Professor Cesare P.R. Romano

The first panel will discuss the ethical, philosophical and moral issues of litigating distant historic mass violations of human rights. Should there be a limit to attempts to redress historically wrongful acts? How far back in time should we go? Should the courtroom door ever be closed? If so, who decides when it is going to be closed for good? This panel will put litigation of such events into historical perspective.

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Feb 27th, 10:00 AM

Panel One: Litigating History

Speakers:
Dr. Richard Dekmejian
Dr. Herbert Reginbogin
Mr. Harut Sassounian

Moderator:
Professor Cesare P.R. Romano

The first panel will discuss the ethical, philosophical and moral issues of litigating distant historic mass violations of human rights. Should there be a limit to attempts to redress historically wrongful acts? How far back in time should we go? Should the courtroom door ever be closed? If so, who decides when it is going to be closed for good? This panel will put litigation of such events into historical perspective.