From the 2009 News Archive
International Affairs Expert Nehal Bhuta to Speak Sept. 23
, an associate professor of the New School Graduate Program in International Affairs in New York, will discuss "New Modes and Orders: Is a Jus Post Bellum of Constitutional Transformation Possible or Desirable?"
on Sept. 23 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge.
Bhuta, previously an assistant professor at the University of Toronto School of Law, was an observer for Human Rights Watch of the Dujail Trial of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad. His 95-page report on the tribunal
, includes dozens of interviews with judges, prosecutors and defense lawyers, and has been widely praised as “the most comprehensive analysis to date of the trial.”
The paper to be discussed is a draft chapter of Bhuta’s forthcoming book Between Power and Principle: International Law and Politics After Iraq
. The talk is the School of Law’s first Colloquium in International and Comparative Law
of the academic year.
All School of Law students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.