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          Friday, October 04, 2013

          Judging Genocide: Rios Montt Trial Judges at UC Hastings Oct. 9

          Three judges who presided over the former dictator’s trial for genocide will discuss international human rights law.
          Patricia Bustamante, Yassmin Barrios and Pablo Xitumul (pictured left to right)

          UC Hastings Professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza will moderate this event, which is free and open to the public.

          In May 2013, former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt was convicted of genocide and war crimes. The trial represented the first time anywhere in the world that a former head of state has been tried in a national court for genocide. The three judges who delivered the globally significant verdict will discuss the Guatemalan justice system, the structure of the courts, and their involvement in judging crimes against humanity.

          Yassmin Barrios, Patricia Bustamante, and Pablo Xitumul are the Guatemalan judges who presided during the Ríos Montt trial. Together they compose the Trial Court ‘A’ of the Guatemalan High Impact courts, an innovation intended to provide extra resources and security to those involved in high-profile or dangerous cases involving the military, drug traffickers, corrupt officials, or other powerful actors. They have been threatened and harassed for their work, but have continued to preside over human-rights related cases.

          The judges will speak at UC Hastings on October 9 from 3:30-4:30pm in the Alumni Reception Center at Mary Kay Kane Hall, 200 McAllister Street. All are welcome.


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          Thursday, October 01, 2015

          Drug Wars: A New Generation of Generic Pharmaceutical Delay

          New paper by Professor Robin Feldman and Research Fellow Evan Frondorf follows evolution of strategies used by pharmaceutical companies to delay entrance of generic drugs, revealing clever “games” being played out in courts, conference rooms, and laboratories across the world.
          Wednesday, September 30, 2015

          Celebrating Professor Joseph Grodin

          Tribute event for former California Supreme Court Associate Justice and long-time UC Hastings Professor Joseph Grodin to be held Thursday, November 12, 2015.
          Friday, September 25, 2015

          3L Nick Howe: Javelin Champion

          Howe’s dreams of competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are a study in determination and perseverance.
          Friday, September 25, 2015

          Upcoming Guest Lecture: Custom, Jewish Law and State Authority

          Nathaniel Deutsch, Director of the Institute for Humanities Research and the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Santa Cruz will speak about the dynamics of Jewish observance.
          Wednesday, September 23, 2015

          Annual Supreme Court Review & Preview to be Held September 30th

          Same-sex Marriage; Federalism; Criminal Law; and More!
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