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“Pursuing Human Rights Violators in America: the Office of Special Investigations at 25”
Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights Presented by the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
FEB 22, 2006
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Moot Courtroom (A59)

  • The Office of Special Investigations (OSI) and emerging war crimes

  • Nazis and other perpetrators of genocide, torture or extrajudicial killings are not welcomed here: a look back at a quarter century of prosecuting persecutors

  • Prosecuting persecutors: the future role of the OSI

Speaker Information
Eli M. Rosenbaum
Director of the Office of Special Investigations' Criminal Division at the United States Department of Justice

Eli M. RosenbaumEli M. Rosenbaum is the longest-serving prosecutor and investigator of Nazi criminals in world history, having served at the U.S. Department of Justice in that capacity for more than twenty years. Numerous Nazi criminals have been brought to justice and deported through his work in the Office of Special Investigations (OSI), which has won several distinguished awards under Mr. Rosenbaum's leadership, including one from the Holocaust Survivors and Friends Education Center.
Additional Information
Bruce J. KlatskyAn Investment for Human Rights
The Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights was established in 2000 to provide a forum to highlight human rights. The annual program is presented in collaboration with the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center and was made possible by a fund established with a generous gift by Mr. Bruce J. Klatsky. Mr. Klatsky, Chairman of Phillips—Van Heusen Corporation, is a graduate of Adelbert College (1970) and served as a member of the University Board of Trustees from 1995 to 2002. Among many activities, he serves on the Board of Human Rights Watch, a nonprofit, non-governmental organization dedicated to the protection of human rights worldwide.

Free and open to the public. Reception following lecture.

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