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Human Rights Committee - Members

Ruth WEDGWOOD (USA)

Languages English and French

Key qualifications

Yale University Law School , Professor of International, Constitutional and Criminal Law

John Hopkins University , School of Advanced International Studies, Edward Burling Professorof International Law and Diplomacy

Hague Academy of International Law , Netherlands , Co-Director of Studies

Council on Foreign Relations, Senior Fellow for International Law and Organizations

United States Institute of Peace , Washington D.C. , Guest Scholar

American Society of International Law, Chair of Research Committee

International Law Association, American Branch, Vice-President

United Nations Association-U.S.A., International Policy Advisory Committee

Board of Editors, American Journal of International Law

Board of Editors, World Policy Journal (New School for Social Research)

Former law clerk to Mr. Justice Harry A. Blackmun, Supreme Court of the U.S.

Former law clerk to Judge Henry J. Friendly, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Former prosecutor and chief of staff, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Specialist in criminal justice reform

Independent expert for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Academic expert on peacekeeping, international criminal court, post-conflict reconstruction

Professional experience

Edward B. Burling Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, and Director, Program on International Law and Organizations, Nitze School of Advanced International Studies,

John Hopkins University, Washington D.C., 2001-2003 (on leave from Yale)

Professor of International, Constitutional and Criminal Law, Yale Law School , since 1986

Professor, United Nations Studies Programme

Faculty Adviser, Academic Council on the United Nations System

Faculty Fellow, Institution on Social and Political Studies

Provost's Review Committee, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Writing Casebook on International Criminal Law, Foundation Press

Courses taught at Yale:

Public International Law; International Human Rights Law; International Criminal Law; International Arbitration; United Nations and International Security; Jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice; Constitutional Control of Foreign Affairs Power; Federal Criminal Procedure

[This profile can be found in the document CCPR/SP/58]

 

 

 
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