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Georgetown Law Center to host Constitution Day Panel– Defining Human Rights: What Role does International Law Play in our Constitutional System?

The American Society of International Law, the Constitution Project, and the Georgetown Center on National Security and the Law invite you to attend a special event on

Constitution Day

September 17, 2009
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Georgetown University Law Center
McDonough Hall – Hart Auditorium
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Presentation of the Constitution Project’s 2009 Constitutional Commentary Award
Honoring Michael Kirk for his production of Frontline‘s “Bush’s War;” the award will be presented by 2007 honoree and Pulitzer Prize-winner Charlie Savage of the New York Times
Panel Discussion: “Defining Human Rights: What Role does International Law Play in our Constitutional System?” Featuring:
John Bellinger, Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP; Legal Adviser to the Department of State, 2005-2009
Judge Patricia Wald, former Chief Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit; former judge on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Moderator David Cole, Professor at Georgetown University Law Center
Please join us for a light lunch following the event.
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Georgetown Law Center for National Security and the Law

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Commentary and analysis at the intersection of international law and politics.