A discussion of the efforts to bring world leaders to justice for atrocities such as those committed in Iraq, Sierra Leone, Yugoslavia, and the Sudan.

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  • Mike Newton acting associate clinical professor of law, Vanderbilt University; former legal advisor to Iraqis establishing the Iraq Special Tribunal; former U.S. representative on the U.N. planning mission for the Sierra Leone Special Court
  • Paul Williams executive director of the Public International Law & Policy Group, and assistant professor of law and international relations at American University
  • David Scheffer visiting professor, Northwestern University School of Law; U.S. Ambassador at Large for War Crimes in the Clinton Administration
  • Lee Casey lawyer in private practice and former staff director of the Federal Legal Counsel in the Justice Department during the Reagan and first Bush administrations

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