Lectures & Events

From CWRU School of Law to the ICC: Current Issues in International Criminal Law

Thursday, October 13, 2016
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit

This lecture will provide an overview of CWRU School of Law alumnus Nathan Quick’s (‘09) unique experience serving as a lawyer in three international criminal tribunals. Quick will address his time as a prosecutor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, a Legal adviser to the Appeals Chamber of the Cambodia Genocide Tribunal, and a Legal Adviser to the Trial Chambers of the International Criminal Court.

The lecture will be of particular interest for lawyers and members of the general public who focus on international criminal law as well as issues relating to armed conflict, atrocity, and accountability.

Continuing Legal Education Readings
Speaker Information Nathan Quick
Trial Chambers, International Criminal Court

Nathan Quick is an attorney in Chambers at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, The Netherlands, where he provides legal research and advice to the judges of the Trial Division. Most recently, he worked on the case against Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, the leader of a militia movement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, convicted in March 2016 of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in the Central African Republic. Between 2012 and 2014,  Mr Quick served as a legal advisor to the Judges of the Pre-Trial, Trial and Supreme Court Chambers of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, which are tasked with trying serious crimes committed during the Khmer Rouge regime.

Mr. Quick was also a member of the Prosecution team at the Special Court for Sierra Leone responsible for prosecuting Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia, who was convicted of crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Sierra Leone and sentenced to 50 years in prison in 2012. Mr. Quick has taken part in legacy and outreach programs in Sierra Leone and Cambodia, and is the author of several articles and book chapters concerning discrete topics in international criminal law.
Event Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)
11075 East Blvd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

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