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International Criminal Justice: Why Ask Why?

Alex Whiting is the investigation coordinator in the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. In this position, he oversees and manages all of the OTP"s ongoing investigations. Before coming to the ICC, Whiting taught for more than three years as an assistant clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School. From 2002 to 2007, he was a trial attorney and then a senior trial attorney with the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague. He was lead prosecution counsel in Prosecutor v. Fatmir Limaj, Isak Musliu and Haradin Bala; Prosecutor v. Milan Martiᅣヌ; and Prosecutor v. Dragomir Miloᅤᄀeviᅣヌ. Prior to his position with the ICTY, he was a prosecutor with the Department of Justice for 10 years, first with the Criminal Section of the Civil Rights Division in Washington, D.C., and then with the U.S. Attorney"s Office in Boston where he focused on organized crime and corruption cases. Whiting is the co-author, with Antonio Cassese and two other authors, of "International Criminal Law: Cases and Commentary." One of his most recent articles is "In International Criminal Prosecutions, Justice Delayed Can be Justice Delivered," which was published in Harvard International Law Journal. He attended Yale College and Yale Law School, and clerked in the Eastern District of New York for Judge Eugene H. Nickerson.

Speaker Allen Matusow

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Thu, Jan. 19, 2012
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago