First meeting ILA study group

On 27 June the ILA study group on UN Sanctions and International Law held its first meeting at Leiden University, the Netherlands. The meeting was opened by Prof. Marcel Brus, Director of Studies of the ILA, who gave a short introduction on the objectives and working methods of the ILA generally.

Time, Legacy and New Research in International Criminal Justice

On 13 June 2015, Prof Carsten Stahn delivered a paper on ‘Re-constructing History Through Courts: Legacy in International Criminal Justice’ at the Conference on International Law and Time , held by the International Law Department of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.

ASIL Panel Niels Blokker

From 8-11 April the annual conference of the American Society of International Law took place in Washington DC. The conference theme was: “Adapting to a Rapidly Changing World”.

Visit Benjamin Ferencz

From 1-5 September Benjamin Ferencz (94) visited the Leiden Law School. He was invited for a special one-day event organized for all 2nd year law students, devoted to the theme ‘ethical dilemmas in war and peace’. In 1947-1948 Ferencz was the chief prosecutor in one of the so-called follow-up Nuremberg trials, the Einsatzgruppen trial.