Recent Joint Events:

  • Trainer with Raymond Brown, Evidence Analysis of the Jurisprudence of the International Criminal Court: Issues Arising from the Victim Application Process. Seventh Seminar for Counsel, Registry, International Criminal Court (Hague, Netherlands, May 13, 2009) (ICC press release for this event)
  • Speaker with Raymond Brown, The Darfur Crisis and the International Criminal Court. Sponsored by the Central New Jersey Chapter of The United Nations Association of the United States of America and The Riverside Club for the Second Annual International Women’s Day Observance (Somerset Hills Hotel, Warren, New Jersey, March 7, 2009) (for more info see the United Nations Association of the United States of America)
  • Lecturer with Raymond Brown, Changes in International Legal Norms, Arab Diplomats Training Programme, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) (Nigeria House New York, September 12, 2008) (for more info see UNITAR)
  • Lecturer with Raymond Brown, Representing Darfurian Victims Before the ICC in the Hague, Sponsored by Swiss Peace and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Learning about Conflict Resolution &Peace-building: A Training Course for the Sudanese Liberation Movement (Entebbe, Uganda, July 6-9, 2008)
  • Presenter with Raymond Brown, The Existence of a Duty to Prevent Genocide Under the Language of the Convention, “The Darfur Situation”, The United Nations Genocide Convention: A 60th Anniversary Commemoration, Rutgers Law Review (Rutgers Law School, Newark, April 2008)
  • Lecturer with Raymond Brown, Darfur Victim Participation at the International Criminal Court, International Criminal Bar Association Council Meeting and General Assembly (Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York, New York, December 7, 2007) (for more info see the International Criminal Bar Association
  • Commentator with Raymond Brown, War Crimes Research Office’s Launch of “Report on Victims’ Participation Before the International Criminal Court” (Church Center for the United Nations, New York, New York, December 4, 2007)
  • Lecturer with Raymond Brown, Women Acting for Peace and Justice in Darfur, Connecticut Days for Darfur, Darfur Support Coalition of Fairfield County, Connecticut (University of Connecticut – Stamford, October 24, 2007)
  • Lecturer with Raymond Brown, Special Problems in International Criminal Law, United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Arab Diplomats Training Programme (Nigeria House New York, September 2007) (for more info see UNITAR)

Recent Events by Wanda M. Akin Esq.:

  • Panelist and Speaker, Analysis of the Victims’ Perspective on Evidence Issues in the Jurisprudence of the International Criminal Court: the Application Process. Sexual Violence as International Crime: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Evidence sponsored by The Center on Law and Globalization (Hague, Netherlands, June 16-18, 2009).
  • Panelist, Why Promoting the Rule of Law Matters. Rule of Law Conference sponsored by The New Jersey State Bar Association (New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey, March 20, 2009)
  • Speaker: Handling the High Publicity Case, Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey Educational Foundation Meadowlands Seminar 2007 — Criminal Law: The Practical Primer (Meadowlands Sheraton, East Rutherford, NJ, October 20, 2007) (for more info see the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)


Recent Events by Raymond M. Brown Esq.:

  • Dinner Speaker, Death at the Hands of Parties Uknown … Commemoration of the NAACP’s 100th Anniversary, Middlesex County Bar Association and Foundation, Edison January 2009 New Jersey (for more info see Middlesex County Bar Association and Foundation)
  • Moderator, Panel on Gang Violence, panelists Cumberland County Prosecutor Ronald Casella, U.S. District Court Judge Katherine Sweeney Hayden, former Attorney General Peter C. Harvey, Deputy Public Defender Michael J. Marucci, former Newark Chief Municipal Judge Julien X. Neals, Aidan O’Connor from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, First Assistant Attorney General John Vazquez, and Essex County Criminal Division Presiding Judge Donald Volkert, Conference on Gang Violence II, New Jersey State Bar Association. March 2008 New Brunswick New Jersey
  • Lecturer, Makin’ Sure the First Shot Hits the Mark — Winning Open Statements, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Midwinter Seminar, Tucson, Arizona, February 2008
  • Moderator, Race and Religion in 2008, Diversity Day, Seton Hall Law School, February 2008, Newark, New Jersey (for more info see Seton Hall Law School Homepage)
  • Keynote Speaker, The New Jersey State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, Somerset, NJ, January 2008
  • Speaker, Darfur, Sierra Leone and Beyond, Latino History Month Celebration, Albert C. Wagner Youth Correctional Facility, Bordentown, New Jersey, December 2007
  • Speaker w/B. Goldstein, Note to General Counsels: McNulty Made your Jobs Harder, New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, Park Avenue Club, Florham Park, New Jersey, November 2007 (for more info see New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association)
  • Panelist, Courage and Commitment: What are our responsibilities to our students? Annual Meeting MSCROA (Middle States Association of Collegiate Registrars and Officers of Admission) Atlantic City, New Jersey, November, 2007 (for more information see MSCROA)
  • Luncheon Speaker,”Prosecutors, Power, and Professional Ethics: From the Thompson Memorandum to the International Criminal Court & the Special Court for Sierra Leone” Lawyering At the Edge, Unpopular Clients, Difficult Cases, Zealous Advocates, Hofstra Law School Legal Conference, Hofstra University School of Law, Long Island, New York, October 2007 (for more information see)

Bearing Witness: Raymond Brown Believes No One Is Beyond Redemption, New Jersey Super Lawyers news article by Michael Y. Park (April 2009)
Sudan Victim Lawyers recount their experience with the ICC so far, VRWG Bulletin (Summer/Autumn 2007)
Intermediaries in Peril, Institute for War and Peace Reporting by Katy Glassborow (July 2008)
Legal Representatives for Darfur Victims, Attorneys Raymond M. Brown and Wanda M. Akin, Urge United Nations Security Council Not To Defer Indictment of Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashirs read full press release.
Letter to the members of the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council opposing a deferral of the indictment of Omar Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir, the President of Sudan issued on March 4, 2009