Facing History and Chicago Public Schools are partnering to provide curriculum and professional development for 8th grade Social Science and high school World and American History classes.
John Bellinger. Mr. Bellinger is a partner in the international and national security practices of Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, DC. He advises sovereign governments and companies on a variety of international law and U.S.
Luis Moreno-Ocampo is the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. As a Prosecutor in Argentina, Mr. Moreno-Ocampo was involved in precedent-setting prosecutions of top military commanders for mass killings and other large-scale human rights abuses.
"My project is a journey through those massacres and deportations, and the loss of cultural identity. It addresses how a premeditated act committed by “new Turks” on the “old Ottomans” has manifested itself in the country’s present."
Before learning about the particulars of the International Criminal Court, we hope all students have the opportunity to reflect on the meaning of justice and the role of courts. Below are some suggested ways to prepare students for the modules.