Jacob N. Foster: International Criminal Court
International Criminal Court
Jacob N. Foster, Associate Attorney, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP; served on secondment in the Immediate Office of the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
Less than a decade after its inception, the International Criminal Court is now at the forefront of the response to the most serious crimes of concern to the international community, such as genocide and war crimes. Proponents argue that prosecuting such crimes is necessary to deter violence and despotism, while critics contend that criminal proceedings impede peace negotiations and result in violently desperate dictators. Foster, who worked on Muammar Gaddafi’s arrest warrant, explores the complexities of international criminal justice.
MLF: International RelationsLocation: SF Club OfficeTime: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. programCost: $20 standard, $8 members, $7 student (with valid ID)Program Organizer: Linda CalhounAlso know: In association with the United Nations Association