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“Is America is Undermining the Global Legal Order?”
Date Monday October 31
Time 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
The Council
Event Type Panel Discussion
Who: Philippe Sands, Professor of Law, University College London; International Lawyer representing British detainees at Guantánamo; author of Lawless World; John Yoo, Professor of Law, University of California at Berkeley; Former Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Event: Philippe Sands argues "Recent American actions are undermining the global legal order established after WW2 and promoting its economic interests at the expense of human rights and the environment." John Yoo says, “Pressing challenges to the international order and to American national security, such as international terrorism, WMD proliferation, and rogue states, have highlighted the failure or obsolescence of some elements of the international legal system.”
When: Mon., 10/31; check-in: 5:30 PM, program: 6:00 PM
Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Conference Room, San Francisco
Admission Costs: Members: FREE; Students w/ ID: $5; Non-members: $15; Co-sponsors: $7
Info: (415) 293-4600,
Added to the calendar on Friday Sep 16th, 2005 2:52 PM

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