Canadian Jurist to Present Lecture


WHO:             The Hon. Louise Arbour, Justice, Supreme Court of Canada
WHAT:           Speaking on “The International Criminal Court: Can it Live up to its Promise.”
WHEN:           7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17
WHERE:        Moot Court Room, Walter F. George School of Law, 1021 Georgia Ave., Macon
WHY:              Macon attorney and Mercer law alumnus John E. James endowed a distinguished lecture series at Mercer that features the highly regarded Arbour as the keynote speaker this year. In a climate of terrorism and conflict abroad, Arbour will shed light on the topic of how effective international law is at bringing the perpetrators of terrorism to justice. A Canadian Supreme Court justice since 1999, Arbour is also an honorary professor at the University of Warwick in Coventry, United Kingdom, and a recipient of the Medaille de L’Universite de Montreal.
                        Media interested in covering the event should contact Lance Wallace at (478) 301-4037.
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