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Exceptional Courts and Military Commissions Schedule

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Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009

8:50am - 8:55am Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dean David Wippman
Session 1.
9:00am - 10:30am
Military Commissions And Exceptional Courts In Historical And Contemporary Perspective
Chair: Gabor Rona, International Legal Director, Human Rights First

Professor Carol Chomsky UMN Law School (Abstract)
Professor David Glazier Loyola Law School (Abstract)
Professor Oren Gross UMN Law School (Abstract)
Session 2.
10:45am - 12:00pm
Military Commissions And Other Exceptions: Where Are We Now And Where Are We Going?
Chair: Robin Phillips, The Advocates for Human Rights

Professor William Banks Syracuse Law (Abstract)
Joanne Mariner Human Rights Watch (Abstract)
Professor Steve Vladeck American University (Abstract)
Session 3.
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Exceptional Courts In Other Places: Comparative Experiences
Chair: Professor Fred Morrison, UMN Law School

Professor Colm Campbell Transitional Justice Institute (Abstract)
Professor Barbara Frey Director of the Human Rights Program, Institute for Global Studies, UMN (Abstract)
Professor John Jackson University College Dublin School of Law (Abstract)
Session 4.
3:15pm - 4:45pm
International Exceptionalism And What International Law Demands Of Courts
Chair: Professor Jennie Green, UMN Law School

Professor Steven Greer Bristol Law School, UK (Abstract)
Professor Yuval Shany Hebrew University, Currently Visiting At Columbia Law School (Abstract)
Professor David Weissbrodt UMN Law School (Abstract)
Jamie Williamson International Committee Of The Red Cross (Abstract)

Friday, Oct. 23, 2009

Session 1.
9:00am - 10:30am
Comparative Experiences II

Professor Andrea Petö Central European University, Hungary (Abstract)
Professor Kent Roach Toronto Law School (Abstract)
Professor Kathryn Sikkink UMN Department Of Political Science
Professor Clive Walker Leeds Law School, UK (Abstract)
Session 2.
10:45am - 12:00pm
Exceptional Courts: The Rule Of Law, Lawyers, And Thinking Forward
Chair: Samuel D. Heins ('72) Heins, Mills & Olson, P.L.C.

Dr. Sarah Mendelson Center For Strategic & International Studies (Abstract)
Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin UMN Law School (Abstract)
Rebecca Snyder (’98) Navy-Marine Corps Appellate Defense Division (Abstract)