Distinguished Speakers Program 2009: Professor James Crawford SC LLD FBA

4 May 2009

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Professor James Crawford, SC LLD FBA

Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge

James Crawford SC is Whewell Professor of International Law at the University of Cambridge and Chair of the Faculty of Law. He was a Member of the Australian Law Reform Commission until 1992, and is a member of the International Law Commission, where he was responsible for the Draft Statute for an International Criminal Court (1994) and the Articles on State Responsibility (2001).

Professor Crawford has an extensive practice in international law and international arbitration, and is author of numerous books, as well as co-editor of the British Yearbook of International Law. Along with Philippe Sands QC and Ralph Wilde, he prepared an opinion on the question of the compatibility of Article 98(2) and the 1998 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC Statute) for the Lawyers' Committee on Human Rights and the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture.

This event is part of the Sydney Law School Distinguished Speakers Program 2009. Click here for more details.

Time: 6.00-7.30pm

Location: Sydney Law School, Building F10, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

Contact: Faculty of Law Events Coordinator

Phone: (02) 9351 0259

Email: 181b4e1b0e15040118120827260f0d5e240d245f0f22

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