Pioneering a Networked Approach to International Justice from Boston: A Discussion of Georges v. United Nations

Date:

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Speaker(s):

Brian Concannon, Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti; John J. Regan, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and Navjeet K. Bal, Nixon Peabody LLP

Location:

Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA
United States

Fee:

contact Elizabeth Vincensi for details

Time:

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Event Type:

Panelists will discuss the lawsuit, Georges v. United Nations, currently before the Second Circuit, and explore how private sector pro bono lawyers and non-profit lawyers can effectively collaborate on initiatives that combine legal and political objectives. They will also discuss how legal strategies can form the centerpiece of a broader campaign, driving media, science, grassroots activism and politics far from Boston.