Seminar: The Accomplice Liability of Arms Vendors: A Conceptual Defense (March 2013)


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A Nathanson Guest Seminar
Prof. James Stewart (UBC)
Thursday, March 28, 2013 Osgoode, IKB 4034 – 4-6pm

Professor Stewart joined UBC law in August 2009, after spending two years as an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School in New York. Prior to his time at Columbia, Professor Stewart was an Appeals Counsel with the Prosecution of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. He has also worked for the Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Prosecution of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. His research interests include international criminal law, the laws of armed conflict, international human rights, comparative criminal law, theory of criminal law, public International law, counter-terrorism, corporate criminal liability, corporate responsibility for international crimes and the Great Lakes Region in Africa.

Professor Stewart initially graduated from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand with degrees in both law and philosophy. He has since completed an Diplôme d’études approfondies in international law at the Université de Genève and is currently finishing a JSD at Columbia University in New York. He has taught at Columbia Law School, Queens University’s summer program on international law, and the University of Geneva. Professor Stewart was also the Chair of Editorial Board of Journal of International Criminal Justice between 2007 and 2010, and is presently an appointed member of the Institute of International Humanitarian Law. His work has been cited by the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

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