Jan. 18, 2008—The judges who presided over the Anfal genocide proceedings, including the president of the Iraqi High Tribunal and the presiding judge of Trial Chamber II, are coming to Vanderbilt Law School Jan. 31 to participate in a panel discussion.
TIPSHEET: Vanderbilt expert can talk about the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor
Jun. 1, 2007—Former Liberian president Charles Taylor will face 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity on June 4, accused of arming and supporting a rebel group responsible for horrendous atrocities including the murder, rape, mutilation and forced child labor of tens of thousands of people during the Sierra Leone civil war.
May. 8, 2007—In this op-ed, Michael Newton, special adviser to the Iraqi Tribunal and acting associate professor of law at Vanderbilt University, argues for Congressional action to provide funding for the U.S. troops stationed in Iraq. The op-ed orignially ran in the Washington Post on May 3, 2007.
Dec. 29, 2006— Vanderbilt University Law Professor Mike Newton is an expert on the Saddam Hussein trial and has just returned from his fourth trip to Iraq.
Sep. 22, 2006—Vanderbilt international criminal law expert Mike Newton is the only academic consortium advisor to the Iraqi Tribunal to go to Baghdad. Watch video about his work in Iraq with Tribunal and how he shares this experience with students at Vanderbilt Law School.
Jun. 6, 2006—Mike Newton, acting associate clinical professor of law at Vanderbilt University, is an expert on war crimes and international criminal law. Vanderbilt University Professor of History Thomas Alan Schwartz says that one of the real dangers about the Haditha investigation is that the truth about the incident could become secondary to opposing political agendas.
Hussein’s lawyers’ threat to not recognize the Iraqi court is “legal maneuvering” says Vanderbilt International law expert
Nov. 9, 2005—A Vanderbilt international law expert says the threat by attorneys for Saddam Hussein to end all contact with the Iraqi court that will try the former Iraqi president is nothing but "legal maneuvering."
BBC radio program “Law in Action” interviews Vanderbilt legal expert Mike Newton on Iraqi Special Tribunal
Oct. 17, 2005—Mike Newton, acting associate clinical professor of law at Vanderbilt University, is an expert on the Iraqi Special Tribunal and international criminal law. He helped establish the Iraqi Special Tribunal and led the training in international criminal law for its judges, including two sessions in Baghdad. He was interviewed on Oct. 11 by the BBC about the upcoming trial of Saddam Hussein for the U.K.'s longest running legal weekly program, "Law in Action."
Oct. 13, 2005—Vanderbilt's Newton was involved in the creation of the Iraqi Special Tribunal and trained its judges. Mike Newton, acting associate clinical professor of law at Vanderbilt University, is an expert on the Iraqi Special Tribunal and international criminal law.