Atrocity and Crimes: Past, Present, and Future

Join the International and Comparative Law Program as they host a conversation about the events of the 1930s and 1940s and their impact on developments in legal doctrines, including the Nuremberg trials, the International Criminal Court, and a new Convention on Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against Humanity. 


  • Thomas Buergenthal, Lobingier Professor Emeritus of Comparative Law and Jurisprudence, GW Law; former Judge, International Court of Justice
  • Rosa Celorio (moderator), Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies and Burnett Family Professorial Lecturer in International and Comparative Law and Policy
  • Sean D. Murphy, Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, GW Law; Member, UN International Law Commission
  • Philippe Sands QC, Barrister, Matrix Chambers; Professor of Laws, University College London


This event will be live-streamed. Check back on the day of the event to access the video.