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Hartwick Welcomes Assistant U.S. Attorney for Talk on Justice in Iraq

April 21, 2009

Hartwick College will host a lecture with Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Dooley at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21 in Room 202 of Johnstone Science Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Dooley, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, will speak about his experience in Iraq, his role in the trial of Saddam Hussein, and the challenges of setting up a system of criminal justice in that country.

While in Iraq, Dooley was the head of the U.S. Regime Crimes Liaison Office and oversaw a team of U.S. attorneys and investigators that provided support and advice to the Iraqi tribunal dealing with the charges against Hussein and others. During his time in Iraq, Dooley lived in the "green zone" and worked with the Iraqis in investigations of the crimes of the Hussein government.

Dooley is a graduate of Albany Law School and also haso served in the offices of the Albany County and Broome County District Attorneys.

For more information, contact Associate Professor of Sociology Lori Collins-Hall at or Lecturer in Sociology Ellen Coccoma at

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