The Friedmann Conference is held annually in memory of Columbia Law School Professor Wolfgang Friedmann, who was respected for his extraordinary commitment to the practical realization of an international rule of law. This year, the Conference will honor Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade, a former President and Judge of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
The Conference will be broken into three panels, featuring judges, practitioners and academics working internationally and domestically on European and Inter-American human rights issues. The first panel, "Structure and Reform of the Inter-American Court," will be moderated by Professor Sarah Cleveland. The second panel, "The European Human Rights Regime," will be moderated by Professor George Bermann, and the third panel, "Jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court," will be moderated by Judge Cançado Trindade.
Monday, April 7, 2008
Conference: Reform and Challenges Confronting Regional Human Rights Regimes
Tomorrow, April 8, 2008, the American Society of International Law, the Columbia Society of International Law, and Columbia Law School’s International and Comparative Law Faculty will host the annual Friedmann Conference. This year's topic is "Reform and Challenges Confronting Regional Human Rights Regimes." Why attend?