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International Justice and The Rule of Law: The 70th Anniversary of Nuremberg Trials

Event Details

Time: 17:30 (registration from 17:00)

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

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An event to mark the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg trials. The event will provide an opportunity to hear leading experts and relatives of those participating in the trial reflect on this important moment for the rule of law and international justice. This event will offer a historical perspective and comment on the legacy of the Tribunal and its influence on the development of international criminal law. It will provide an assessment of the Nuremberg trial, consider the Tribunal's place in the evolution of modern international criminal law, and explore prospects for the future.This event will be followed by a drinks reception(START-SUB-HEADING)Speakers

  • (START-BOLD)Tom Blackmore (grandson of Sir David Maxwell Fyfe, Prosecutor at Nuremberg)
  • Niklas Frank (son of Hans Frank, defendant at Nuremberg)
  • Lord Justice Fulford (Deputy Senior Presiding Judge for England and Wales, and former judge International Criminal Court 2003-2012)
  • Dr Fabricio Guariglia (Director of the Prosecutions Division, International Criminal Court)
  • Patrick Lawrence QC (4 New Square and grandson of Sir Geoffrey Lawrence, Presiding Judge, Nuremberg)
  • Professor Philippe Sands QC (Professor of Law and Director of the Centre on International Courts and Tribunals, UCL Faculty of Laws and Matrix Chambers)
  • Ann Tusa and Sir John Tusa (Authors of 'The Nuremberg Trial')

Join in the Conversation @BinghamCentre #Nuremberg70

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Event presented by the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and the Centre on International Courts and Tribunals, UCL Faculty of Laws

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Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £40
  • Full-time Academic - £25
  • Full-time Student - £15


  • Individual - £70
  • Full-time Academic - £45
  • Full-time Student - £25

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.

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