• Sponsored the “International Criminal Tribunals: Problems And Prospects” conference
  • Lecture on “Confucian Role Ethics: A Moral Foundation for Human Rights” by Henry Rosemont, Jr. George B. And Willma Reeves, Distinguished Professor Of The Liberal Arts Emeritus St. Mary’s College Of Maryland Senior Consulting Professor at Fudan University (Shanghai, China) Visiting Professor Of Religious Studies, Brown University
  • Screening of Breaking the Silence: Torture Survivors Speak Out
  • Forum titled “Beyond Guantanamo: Prosecuting Terrorists and Protecting America”
  • Co-sponsored with American Bar Association a forum on the “Florida Death Penalty: A Retrospective on the ABA Assessment on Capital Punishment in Florida – What Has Changed and What Remains the Same?”
  • Lecture on “Law and Morality: A Confucian Perspective on Freedom of Expression” by Jonathan Chan, a visiting scholar from Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Public Lecture by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Betty Williams (co-sponsored with the FSU Peace Jam Organization)

National Security Lectures

  • “Emerging U.S. Engagement Strategies In Iraq And Afghanistan” by Lawrence J. Korb, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and a principal adviser to the Obama presidential campaign
  • “Beyond Guantanamo: Prosecuting Terrorists And Protecting America” by Maj. Gen. Paul D. Eaton, USA (Ret.); Elisa Massimino, Human Rights First’s chief executive officer and one of the nation’s foremost national security policy experts, and Harry K. Singletary Jr., a former Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections
  • “Changing Nature of the Threat” by Roger W. Cressey, who currently advises clients on homeland security and counterterrorism issues and is an on-air counter-terrorism analyst for NBC news
  • “Climate Change and National Security” by Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs Frank Loy