Videos

 

2018

Memorial Celebration for Professor David D. Caron ’83, September 14, 2018

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The Elegance of International Law: A Conference in Commemoration of Professor David D. Caron ’83, September 15, 2018

  •  Jeff Bleich, Dentons US LLP
  • Judge Charles N. Brower, Iran‐United States Claims Tribunal
  • Richard Buxbaum, Berkeley Law
  • Lee M. Caplan, Arent Fox LLP
  • Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Berkeley Law
  • John R. Crook, George Washington University Law School
  • Lori Damrosch, Columbia Law School
  • Holly Doremus, Berkeley Law
  • Judge Joan E. Donoghue, International Court of Justice
  • Laurel Fletcher, Berkeley Law
  • Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago Law School
  • Christina G. Hioureas, Foley Hoag LLP
  • Marie Jacobsson, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • David Kaye, UC Irvine Law
  • James Kraska, US Naval War College and Harvard Law School
  • Saira Mohamed, Berkeley Law
  • Nilufer Oral, Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law
  • Bernard H. Oxman, University of Miami School of Law
  • Cymie Payne, Department of Human Ecology and School of Law Rutgers University – Camden
  • Lucy Reed, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
  • Harry N. Scheiber, Berkeley Law

[LINK TO CONFERENCE VIDEOS]

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Torture and Accountability Week, April 9-12, 2018

Organized by the Berkeley Law Committee Against Torture
Support from the Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, the Center for Race and Gender, and the Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Law

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Panel on “What is Torture and How Did We Get Here?” April 9

Laurel Fletcher, Berkeley Law
Brad Adams, Human Rights Watch

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Panel on “Race & ‘Othering’: Making Torture Possible,” April 10

Carmen Cheung
Legal Director, Center for Justice and Accountability

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Panel on “Professional Ethics, Torture & Accountability,” April 11

Rohini Haar, Physicians for Human Rights
Eric Stover, Human Rights Center
Alexa Koenig, Human Rights Center

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Panel on “Torture Litigation & the Future of Advocacy,” April 12

  • Dror Ladin, ACLU National Security Project
  • Mariam Azhar (’19), Berkeley Law

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2017

Panel on “Kashmiri Women in Resistance: Indian Occupation and Silenced Histories,” November 8, 2017

  • Huma Dar, lecturer and PhD candidate, South and South East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
  • Dr. Idrisa Pandit, Associate Professor, Director, Studies in Islam, University of Waterloo
  • Zainab Ramahi (’19), moderator

Co-sponsored with the Center for Race and Gender, the Boalt Hall Committee for Human Rights, the Muslim Identities and Cultures Working Group, and the International Human Rights Law Clinic

[PLAY VIDEO — program begins at 12.00]

 


2015

Lecture on “Asylum, Security and Sovereignty in a Globalized World,” February 24, 2015

Guy S. Goodwin-Gill
Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, and Emeritus Professor of Intl Refugee Law, University of Oxford

Co-sponsored with Boalt Hall Committee for Human Rights, and the California Asylum Representation Clinic

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Symposium on “Torture, Security, and Law,” February 12, 2015

  • Robert H. Cole, Professor of Law Emeritus, Berkeley Law
  • Mark Danner, author of Torture and Truth, and Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley
  • Rebecca Gordon, author of Mainstreaming Torture — Ethical Perspectives in the Post-9/11 United States
  • Jameel Jaffer, Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Bill Roller, President of the Berkeley Group Education Foundation

Co-sponsored by the Henderson Center for Social Justice and the Human Rights Center; in partnership with the Berkeley Group Education Foundation

[PLAY VIDEO OF OPENING REMARKS]
[PLAY VIDEO OF PANEL DISCUSSION]
[PLAY VIDEO OF QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION]

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Lecture on “The Struggle to End Torture,” February 9, 2015

Juan E. Méndez
UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Professor of Human Rights Law in Residence, Washington College of Law

Co-sponsored with the Henderson Center for Social Justice

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2014

Discussion on “The Future of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process,” October 21, 2014

  • Abraham Sofaer, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and former legal advisor, US Department of State
  • Janine Zacharia, Stanford University; former Jerusalem Bureau Chief, Washington Post
  • Mark Yudof, UC President Emeritus and Professor of Law, UC Berkeley

Co-sponsored with the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, the Institute for International Studies, and the Institute of Governmental Studies

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“Civil Liberties, Privacy, and National Security:  A Conversation with The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board,” February 26, 2014

  • David Medine, Chairman
  • Rachel Brand, Board Member
  • Elisebeth Collins Cook, Board Member
  • James Dempsey, Board Member
    US Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Co-sponsored with the UC Berkeley School of Information, Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST), Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), and Data and Democracy Initiative

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2010

Symposium on “Detention, Interrogation, Torture, and the Legal Profession,” November 1, 2010

  • Jean Maria Arrigo, social psychologist and member of American Psychological Association 2005 taskforce on ethical guidelines for psychologists in interrogations
  • Robert Cole, Professor of Law Emeritus, Berkeley Law
  • Mark Danner,author of Torture and Truth, and Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley
  • Jameel Jaffer, Deputy Legal Director American Civil Liberties Union
  • Bill Roller, President, Berkeley Group Education Foundation

Co-sponsored with the Henderson Center for Social Justice and the Human Rights Center; in partnership with the Berkeley Group Education Foundation

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