Seminar:The Second Conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Implications for Russian Legal Reform and the European Court of Human Rights | Den norske Helsingforskomité

The Second Conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Implications for Russian Legal Reform and the European Court of Human Rights

The Second Conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Implications for Russian Legal Reform and the European Court of Human Rights

Associate Professor of Law Mr. Jeffrey Khan has recently submitted a report to President Medvedev’s Human Rights Council analyzing the second verdict against the imprisoned former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

Time: Friday 27.01.12, at 11:00.

Place: NUPI , C.J. Hambros plass 2 D

Associate Professor of Law Mr. Jeffrey Khan will give a lecture followed by Q&A. Professor Kahn teaches and writes extensively on American constitutional law, Russian law, human rights, and counterterrorism. On 21 December 2011, he, as the only non-Russian expert, submitted a report to President Medvedev’s Human Rights Council analyzing the second verdict against the imprisoned former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky. The report analyzes the verdict in this case for conformity with Russia’s obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights and describes a number of violations.

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Programme 11-12:30

• Lecture by Mr. Jeffrey Khan

• Q&A

Read more about Professor Kahn here.

Read background information about the case of Mikhail Khodorkhovsky on his own web-site here.