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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Syracuse University College of Law Launches Impunity Watch Blog

The Syracuse University College of Law announces the launch of
Impunity Watch, the first global blog to monitor instances of

Founded by SU law professor David M. Crane L’80, the former
chief prosecutor of the Special Court to Sierra Leone, Impunity
Watch encompasses three functions; law student research on the
latest human rights violations and reports in seven geographic
regions; special features and scholarly articles; and, a message
board that offers a voice to persecuted people "to tell the
world that they are suffering express their thoughts and
opinions on human rights.”

Henry King, the 88-year-old former Nuremberg prosecutor,
will participate in the ceremony to launch Impunity Watch. The
ceremony will be held October 11 at 11am in the Barclay Law
Library atrium. That evening at 6pm, King will speak at Hendricks
Chapel on “Judgment of Nuremberg in Today’s World” as part of
The University Lectures series.