Universal Jurisdiction and International Justice: An Inseparable Reality?

Baltasar Garzón

April 27, 2011

Baltasar Garzón "Universal Jurisdiction and International Justice"

Event Description

Baltasar Garzón speaking for the Center for Latin American Studies at Berkeley, April 2011.


Baltasar Garzón, an investigating magistrate of the Spanish National Court, came to international attention in 1998 when he issued an international warrant for the arrest of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet on human rights charges. He has also presided over human rights cases against Argentine and Chilean military leaders and worked to unearth crimes committed during the Franco era in Spain.