INTERNATIONAL and GLOBAL LAW AND POLICY INITIATIVE
"CUBA: Human Rights Abuse & U.S. Embargo", with
Guest Speaker LUIS ZUNIG,
President of Human Rights in Cuba.
Luis Zunig was a political prisoner in Cuba for 19 years and served on
the United Nations
Commission for Human Rights from 1989-1998.
MODERATOR PROFESSOR BART BROWN
Tuesday, November 9, 1999
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Complimentary food and drinks will be served.
the Rule of Law in Kosovo:
The Challenges of Building a Democratic Justice System
This panel discussion will examine current
efforts in Kosovo to create a functioning judiciary, a legislative framework,
and a police force that respects individual liberties. The panel
will include Peter Schuler, who served as a NATO lawyer in Bosnia and teaches
a seminar on international policing, and Chicago-Kent's assistant dean,
Charles Rudnick, who just returned from two months in Kosovo, where he
was coordinating a legal reconstruction program for the American Bar Association.
November 11, 1999
food and drinks will be served.
Thursday, November 4, 1999:
Topic: The Danger
of Landmines: Experiences of the Bosnia & Herzegovina Demining
In this public discussion and luncheon,
the leadership of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Demining Commission discussed
with students, faculty and area leaders the impact of landmines in their
country and explained the Commission's efforts to rid Bosnia and Herzegovina
of these terrible devices.
Wednesday , November 3, 1999:
Topic: Russia in Transition: Overview of Current
Dr. Irina Bogdanovskaia of the Institute of State and Law, Russian Academy
of Science, is a leading scholar on comparative law in Russia. Currently
a visiting scholar at Georgetown, she spent three days at Chicago-Kent
as the guest of the Global Law and Policy Policy Initiative and the Institute
for Science, Law and Technology. During Dr. Bogdanoviskaia stay
GLAPI hosted a luncheon in which she discussed the current constitutional
development in Russia with students and faculty of Chicago-Kent.