Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Justice

 

8:00 a.m.

Buses depart from Hôtel Lutetia Paris and Pullman Hotels

 

9:00 a.m.

Welcome to the École Militaire

 

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Welcome to the Conference

Howard Glickstein, Dean Emeritus, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Pierre Besnainou, President of the United Jewish Appeal (UJA) & President of UniVed Jewish Social Fund

Bernard Cahen, Honorary President of the Union of Young Lawyers PARIS (UJA) and Honorary President of the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)

Dr. Richard Prasquier, President of the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (CRIF)

Simone Rodan-Benzaquen, Paris representative for The American Jewish Committee (AJC)

 

SESSION I - (1) CLE CREDIT

10:00 a.m.

The Manipulation of Justice: An Overview of the Dreyfus Affair

 

Opening Speaker

Charles Dreyfus, Grandson of Alfred Dreyfus, Vice President of Maison Zola - Musée Dreyfus

 

Panelists

Vincent Duclert, Associate Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France

Bertrand Joly, Professor of contemporary history at the University of Nantes, France

 

Moderator

Rodger Citron, Associate Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

 

ÉCOLE MILITAIRE

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Luncheon
 

1:30 p.m.

Board Buses to Palais de Justice on the Île de la Cité

 

2:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Palais de Justice - Cour de Cassation

Premier President Vincent Lamanda, First President of the Court of Cassation

 

SESSION II

2:15 p.m.

Why France?

 

Opening Speaker

Jean Baubérot, Professor and French historian, University of Paris IV (Sorbonne) - Paris, France

 

Panelists

Pierre Birnbaum, Professor Emeritus of political sociology, University of Paris I (Sorbonne) - Paris, France

Philippe Oriol, Author of History of the Dreyfus Affair

 

Moderator

Howard A. Glickstein, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

 

SESSION III - (2) CLE CREDITS

3:30 p.m.

Due Process of Law and the Trials of Alfred Dreyfus and Leo Frank (The American Dreyfus)

 

Opening Speaker

The Honorable Sol Wachtler, Former Chief Judge, New York State Court of Appeals

 

Panelists

The Honorable Charles J. Hynes, District Attorney of Kings County, New York (Brooklyn)

 

Albert Lindemann, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Steve Oney, Journalist and author of And the Dead Shall Rise: the Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank

 

Moderator

Samuel J. Levine, Director of the Institute of Jewish Law and Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

 

7:00 p.m.

Reception for American and French Lawyers - Quai d'Orsay

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Media

8:00 a.m.

Buses depart from Hôtel Lutetia Paris and Pullman Hotels

 

9:00 a.m.

Welcome to the Jewish Museum of Art and History

The Role of the Press and Intellectuals in the Age of Dreyfus

Theo Klein, Author


SPECIAL SESSION

9:20 a.m.

Visual Media: Its Impact on Justice - Alfred Dreyfus 1894 - 1906

 

Speaker

Yaël Perl Ruiz, Great-Granddaughter of Alfred Dreyfus written by Lorraine Beitler, Professor Emerita, City University of New York

 

SESSION IV - (1) CLE CREDIT

9:45 a.m.

The Press - The Balance Between Freedom of the Press, Responsibility of the Press and National Security

 

Opening Speaker

Steven Erlanger, Paris Bureau Chief of The New York Times

 

Panelists

Patrick Eveno, Professor of Contemporary History, University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne

 

Thomas Wieder, Journalist, LeMonde

 

Anne-Elisabeth Moutet, Journalist, Sunday Telegraph

 

Moderator

The Honorable Sol Wachtler, Former Chief Judge, New York State Court of Appeals

 

11:00 a.m.

Tour of the Jewish Museum of Art and History

Anne Héléne Hoog, Curator

 

12:00 p.m.

Lunch at the Jewish Museum of Art and History

 

SESSION V - (1) CLE CREDIT

2:00 p.m.

The Libel Trials of Émile Zola and the Role of the Intellectuals

 

Opening Speaker

Bertrand Eveno, President, literary society of the friends of Emile Zola

 

Panelists

Henri Mitterand, Professor Emeritus, Sorbonne Nouvelle and Columbia University (New York)

Alain Pagès, Professor of French Literature at the University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle

 

Moderator

Peter Zablotsky, Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

 

3:30 p.m.

Board Buses for visit to Panthéon and Place of Human Rights - Trocadéro

 

7:30 p.m.

Buses depart from Hôtel Lutetia Paris and Pullman Hotels

 

8:00 p.m.

Dinner at Unesco (United Nations Educational, ScientiVc and Cultural Organization)

 

Honored Guests

Yaël Perl Ruiz, Great-Granddaughter of Alfred Dreyfus

Martine Le Blond Zola, Granddaughter of Emile Zola

 

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Politics

8:00 a.m.

Buses depart from Hôtel Lutetia Paris and Pullman Hotels

 

9:00 a.m.

Welcome to the Palais du Luxembourg

 

SESSION VI - (1) CLE CREDIT

9:00 a.m.

The Issues of Separation of Church and State; the Institutionalization of Anti-Semitism; Politics and Auguste Scheurer-Kestner

 

Opening Speaker

Bishop Francis Deniau, Bishop of Nevers

 

Panelists

Sylvie Aprile, Professor of Contemporary History, University Charles de Gaulle, Lille 3

Michel Drouin, Historian and Researcher at the CRIF

Richard Weisberg, Floersheimer Professor of Constitutional Law, Cardozo Law School of Yeshiva University of New York

 

Moderator

Jeffrey Morris, Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

 

SESSION VII - (2) CLE CREDITS

10:45 a.m.

Military Justice; An Oxymoron?

A Comparison of Military Courts; Then and Now

 

Opening Speaker

Michael R. Marrus, Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies, University of Toronto

 

Panelists

General André Bach, Author and Former Head of History Army at Vincennes

David Cole, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Vivian Curran, Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh

 

Moderator

Gary Shaw, Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

 

1:00 p.m.

Lunch (TBD)

 

2:00 p.m.

Buses depart for Sciences Po

 

SESSION VIII

2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Legacy of Dreyfus: Justice, Media and Politics;

Theodor Herzl and Zionism; Anti-Semitism Today

 

Opening Speaker

Richard Weisberg, Floersheimer Professor of Constitutional Law, Cardozo Law School of Yeshiva University of New York

 

Panelists

Shlomo Avineri, Professor of Political Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Maya Balakirsky-Katz, Associate Professor of Art History, Touro College

Marc Knobel, Researcher at the French Jewish group - Conseil Représentatif des Institutions juives de France (CRIF)

Michael R. Marrus, Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies, University of Toronto

Steve Oney, Author of And the Dead Shall Rise: the Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank

Francois Zimeray, French Ambassador for Human Rights

Victor Kuperminc, Author and delegate of Comité Français pour Yad Vashem

 

Moderator

Barbara Swartz, Distinguished Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

 

 

Friday, July 8, 2011

Conference Options

9:00 a.m.

Optional visit and guided tour to Maison Zola – Musee Dreyfus in Medan, France.

Luncheon to follow.

 

 

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