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The Brigadier General Telford Taylor Memorial Conference
September 15-17, 2010
Presented by:

The Journal of International Criminal Justice & Columbia Law School

Sponsored by:
  • The Francis F. and Catherine Randolph Speakers Fund
  • The Bradley Foundation

This stimulating, two-day conference will feature presentations and panel discussions on such topics as:
  • The Proper Venue for Prosecuting War Crimes: National Courts v. International Tribunals
  • Courts-martial, Military Commissions, or Civilian Court: A comparison of the various categories of national criminal courts trying war crimes
  • Regulating Contractors that Accompany the Military on the Battlefield: Which Courts Should Try Them?
  • Theories of Criminal Liability Under Military Justice and International Criminal Tribunals
Presenters and panelists represent leading law school scholars, USMA faculty, U.S. Army J.A.G. Corps officers and representatives from the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

The first two sessions on Thursday, September 16, will take place on the West Point campus. The remaining sessions will be held at Columbia University. Please refer to the conference pamphlet for complete schedule information and list of presenters. (link to pamphlet PDF)

The conference is open to participants and students enrolled in the Columbia Law School & University of Amsterdam Global Alliance Program. A walking tour of USMA, a Hudson River cruise and dinner at the West Point Club are also part of the Sept. 16 program.
For more information, contact Major Richard Meyer, Conference Organizer, at 845-938-5818 or