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Supranational Criminal Law Lecture Series

The Kosovo Specialist Chambers: Comparative Legal Perspectives

Date
22 June 2018
Time
Address
Wijnhaven Building
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague
Room
Room 3.60

As the prospect of indictments issued by the Special Prosecutor’s Office looms large, the time is ripe to begin scrutinizing the legal framework under which the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) will be operating.

To this end, this Supranational Criminal Law Series lecture, co-organized by the Institute for European Studies, will focus on various legal matters that will be of critical importance for the KSC. More specifically, the panel discussion will address cooperation with the KSC, the victim participation and reparations regime of the KSC, and defense rights under the KSC framework. It consists of reputable specialists who have both the theoretical knowledge and practical experience with regards the issues at hand. 

Chair: Dr. Medlir Mema, Senior Associate Researcher, Institute for European Studies (IES).

Discussant: Dr. Mathias Holvoet, Senior Associate Researcher, Institute for European Studies (IES).

Panel:

-          Ms Megan Hirst, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

-          Mr Matthew Cross, Appeals Counsel, International Criminal Court

-          Mr Michael Karnavas, International Criminal Defence Lawyer

-          Ms Furtuna Sheremeti, PhD Researcher, Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC)

SCL Lectures are public and free of charge, but places are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis. Registration via grotiuscentre@law.leidenuniv.nl is therefore mandatory.

The views and opinions expressed in or during the Supranational Criminal Law Lectures are not necessarily those of the host and/or participating organisations, namely the Institute for European Studies, the T.M.C. Asser Instituutthe Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University.

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