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Tuesday—June 23, 2009


0700–0800 Registration
0800–0815 Welcoming Remarks

Professor Dennis Mandsager
Chairman, International Law Department

Rear Admiral James Wisecup, USN
President, U.S. Naval War College

0815–0845
Opening Address

Judge Raid Juhi Al-Saedi
Chief Investigative Judge, Iraqi High Tribunal

Clarke Middle East Fellow, Cornell Law School
“Regime Change and the Restoration of the Rule of Law in Iraq”

0845–1130  Legal Bases for Military Operations in Iraq
Moderator Brigadier-General Ken Watkin
Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Forces
Panelists

Lieutenant Commander Andru Wall, JAGC, USN
Special Operations Command Central

Ms. Alexandra Perina
Department of State

Dr. David Turns Defence
Academy of the United Kingdom

Commentator Professor Raul “Pete” Pedrozo
Associate Professor, Naval War College
1200–1330
Luncheon Address
Naval Station Officers’ Club

Major General Michael Oates, USA
Commanding General, 10th Mountain Division (Light) and Fort Drum, NY
“The War in Iraq: A Commander’s Perspective”

1345–1630
Law of Armed Conflict and the War in Iraq
Moderator
Brigadier General James Walker, USMC
Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps
Panelists
Colonel Marc Warren, USA (Ret.)
 
Major General Charles J. Dunlap, Jr., USAF
Deputy Judge Advocate General, USAF
 
Commodore Neil Brown,
Royal Navy Director, Naval Legal Services
Commentator
Professor Doctor Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg
Europa-Universit├Ąt Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
1700–1800
No Host Icebreaker—Officers’ Club
 



Wednesday—June 24, 2009



0830–1130 Occupation in Iraq
Moderator Rear Admiral Jane Dalton, JAGC, USN (Ret.)
Panelists Professor Eyal Benvenisti
Tel Aviv University

Brigadier General Butch Tate, USA
Commander, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency

Commentator Mr. Stephen Pomper Department of State
1200–1330 Lunch (on own)
1330–1630 Stability Operations in Iraq
Moderator Professor Derek Jinks
The University of Texas School of Law
Panelists Colonel Richard Pregent, USA
Director, Interagency Rule of Law Coordinating Center, US Embassy Iraq

Mr. Robert N. Boorda
United States Institute of Peace
Mr. Laurent Colassis
International Committee of the Red Cross
Commentator Captain Dale Stephens, CSM, Royal Australian Navy

 

 

Thursday—June 25, 2009


 
0830–1045
Issues Spanning the War in Iraq
Moderator
Professor Jack Grunawalt
U.S. Naval War College
Panelists
Captain Brian Bill, JAGC, USN
The Judge Advocate General’s School and Legal Center
 
Mr. Charles Allen
DoD Deputy General Counsel (International Affairs)
 
Ms. Naz K. Modirzadeh
Harvard School of Public Health
Commentator
Professor John F. Murphy
Villanova University School of Law
1100–1145
Closing Address
 
Professor Yoram Dinstein
Professor Emeritus, TelAviv University
“The Influence of the Conflict in Iraq on International Law”