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Human and Economic Dimensions of the Law in Asia Topic of April 2 Symposium

March 24, 2010 – 
The International Law Society at Rutgers School of Law–Newark will hold a symposium titled “Journey to the East: The Human and Economic Dimensions of the Law in Asia” from 9 am to 2:30 pm on Friday, April 2, 2010. Opening speakers for the panel discussions are a survivor of the Khmer Rouge regime who is founder and board president of the Cambodian Center for Justice and Reconciliation and a law professor who is a Public Intellectuals Program Fellow with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. The opening speakers will also frame the issues to be covered by the presenters of papers for the two panels.

RSVP to ruils@pegasus.rutgers.edu to attend the lunch.

What:  “Journey to the East: The Human and Economic Dimensions of the Law in Asia” 
Who:  PANEL I: “The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: The Issues and Challenges of Prosecuting the Senior Leaders of the Khmer Rouge Regime”

Opening Speaker: Theary C. Seng, Esq., founder and board president, Cambodian Center for Justice & Reconciliation, and author of Daughter of the Killing Fields

Panel Presentations:
“Joint Criminal Enterprise and the Jurisdiction of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia” by Randle C. DeFalco and Jared Watkins

“Victims Once Again? Civil Party Participation Before the ECCC” by Andrew F. Diamond

“Proving Genocidal Intent: International Precedent and ECC Case 002” by Ryan Park

PANEL II: “Regulation Difficulties With Trade and Intellectual Property”

Opening Speaker: Margaret K. Lewis, professor of law, Seton Hall Law School, and Public Intellectuals Program Fellow, National Committee on U.S.–China Relations

Panel Presentations:
“Baidu & Yahoo: Contributory Liability Online in China” by Jesse London

“Foreign Trade, Products Liability, and China: Systemic Failures or Isolated Production Defects?” by Aaron Gordon, Hector R. Lozada, and Richard Hunter, Jr.

“Antidumping Laws Should Be Consigned to the History Books” by Dr. Yeomin Yoon

Closing Speaker: Jenneth Macan Markar, attorney and human rights activist in Sri Lanka
When:  9 am – 2:30 pm, Friday, April 2, 2010
Where:  Baker Trial Courtroom, Rutgers School of Law–Newark