Shakir Hamoodi and the world of international sanctions

Sep 17, 2012

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In late August, Columbia resident Shakir Hamoodi began serving a three-year prison sentence for violating trade sanctions against Iraq. We explore the details of his unusual case, along with some of the larger issues his situation raises.

Panelists:

Frank Bowman, professor of law, University of Missouri

Whitney Dreier, editor, Inside Columbia magazine

Tony Flesor, journalist who profiled the case for Inside Columbia magazine (joining the program by phone)

Peter Vallentyne, professor, University of Missouri Department of Philosophy