International Committee Mid-Year Double Header: (1) The Impact of COVID-19 on International Law Enforcement and (2) American Sanctions Relating to the International Criminal Court
At the CJS Committee on International Criminal Law Mid-Year meeting on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 from 3:45-515, there will be two short presentations.
Judith Friedman, a Senior Trial Attorney with the Criminal Division’s Office of International Affairs and winner of Norm Maleng Minister of Justice Award in 2020, will discuss Developments in International Law Enforcement, especially the impact of the Coronavirus”.
Kristin Smith, Esq., director of the Atrocity Crimes Initiative and Staff Attorney with ABA CJS, will discuss the US sanctions on the ICC and summarize the litigation (two cases: the OSJI v. Trump and the just filed Sadat v. Trump), as well as relevant ABA/ ICC Project activities and statements.
Below please find the ZOOM LINK for the International committee meeting: Saturday, February 20th at 3:45 PM-5:15 PM Eastern Time.
Topic: International Committee Meeting (Please see attached for agenda)
Time: Feb 20, 2021 3:45 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 980 7293 7375
Also on the agenda are the following:
- Prior meeting – substantive presentation
- Committee Newsletter
- past issue
- new issue – call for contributions of articles and news
- Potential issues for programs
- international aspects of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020
- decision of SDNY of Jan. 4 of US Dist. Court Judge Katherine Polk Failla, enjoining US sanctions against persons associated with the ICC
- Annual ABA Convention: potential program on extradition
- Other substantive developments and policy issues
The meeting is open to non-Committee members.
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