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Rule of Law in Afghanistan: First Hand Accounts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Please note: this event will be held at Lipton Hall, 110 West Third Street, New York

Afghan and Coalition leaders have identified the successful development of Rule of Law in Afghanistan as essential to the stability and security of that country.  The multinational effort to develop Rule of Law there, while making progress, faces gender rights, human rights, and due process concerns that will remain long after the military withdrawal in 2014.  This program’s experienced panel will provide “boots on ground” perspectives on both achievements and obstacles.

Moderator: Art C. Cody, Committee on Capital Punishment, New York City Bar Association

Panelists: Brigadier General Dixie A. Morrow, Deputy Coordinating Director for Rule of Law and Law Enforcement, U.S. Embassy Kabul; Lesslie C. Viguerie, Senior Director, Interagency Rule of Law, U.S. Embassy Kabul; Scott N. Carlson, Director, Stabilization and Governance, Dyn-Corp.; Dominique Day, Rule of Law Field Support Officer, Regional Command North, Afghanistan

Sponsored by: Capital Punishment Committee, Muhammad Faridi, Chair; U.S.-Asia Law Institute, New York University Law School


Event Location: Lipton Hall, 110 West Third Street, New York