Litigation in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Date: February 28 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: McCarty Classroom Complex - McCarty Classroom Complex Room 2
Douglas Stringer is a Senior Trial Attorney and Appeals Counsel with the
Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) at the International Criminal Tribunal for
the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, Netherlands. He is currently
leading the prosecution team in the trial of Prosecutor v. Goran Hadzic, in
which Hadzic is accused of crimes against humanity and war crimes
committed in Croatia during 1991–1993. He has been a Senior Trial
Attorney with the OTP since 2007 and was a Trial Attorney with the OTP
from 1997–2002. Mr. Stringer has worked on numerous trials and appeals
at the Tribunal. He was also an International Prosecutor with the United
Nations mission in Kosovo (2004) and in Sarajevo (2005). A practicing
lawyer since 1984, Mr. Stringer is a former white-collar crime prosecutor
with the U.S. Department of Justice and has worked in private practice,
specializing in white-collar criminal defense and complex litigation. In
the United States he has conducted numerous jury trials in U.S. federal
courts and practiced extensively at the federal appellate level. He is a
member of the bar of the State of Oregon, the U.S. Court of Appeals for
the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Stringer will speak to how he reached his career, what he does as a litigator, and speak to what students face in this job market.
Lunch will be provided!