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International Law Professors at Rutgers School of Law, Newark


Karima Bennoune

Professor of Law and Robert E. Knowlton Scholar
Professor Bennoune graduated from a joint program in law and Middle Eastern and North African studies. In 1995 she served as a Center for Women's Global Leadership delegate to the NGO Forum at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. From 1995 until 1999, she was based in London as a legal adviser at Amnesty International. 2003-2006, she was a member of the executive council of the American Society of International Law; has also been a consultant on human rights issues for the International Council on Human Rights Policy, the Soros Foundation and for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Her human rights field missions have included Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Lebanon, Pakistan, South Korea, southern Thailand, and Tunisia.

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Vera Bergelson

Professor of Law and Robert E. Knowlton Scholar
Professor Bergelson earned her diploma in Slavic languages and literatures with distinction from Moscow State University and her Ph.D. in philology from the Institute of Slavic and Balkan Studies in Moscow, Russia. She has been a lecturer at Moscow State University, the Polish Cultural Center, and the Literary Institute in Moscow. She is fluent in Russian and Polish and has a reading proficiency in Bulgarian, Belorussian, and Ukranian.

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Stuart P. Green

Professor of Law and Justice Nathan L. Jacobs Scholar
Professor Green received a B.A. summa cum laude in philosophy from Tufts University and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was notes editor of the Yale Law Journal. In 2002-03, he was a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar at the University of Glasgow School of Law. He has given numerous lectures throughout the United States and Europe, and has been quoted and had op-ed pieces on issues in criminal justice and ethics in a wide range of national and local media. He has also served as a consultant to the Law Commission for England and Wales.

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The Law Commission Consultation Paper No 185 REFORMING BRIBERY A Consultation Paper - (list of publications with some links to full articles)
On the Moral Structure of White Collar Crime - (link to full article)


Adil Ahmad Haque

Assistant Professor of Law
Professor Haque joined the faculty in the Fall of 2008 as an Assistant Professor of Law. His scholarship focuses on criminal law and international criminal law. He received his J.D. in 2005 from Yale Law School, where he was executive editor of the Yale Journal of International Law Professor Haque teaches international criminal law.

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Alan Hyde

Professor of Law and Sidney Reitman Scholar
Professor Hyde earned his A.B. from Stanford and his J.D. from Yale. Professor Hyde has been at several universities including the University of Toronto law schools. Professor Hyde’s current research projects include bargaining structures for low-wage service workers, game theory analysis of transnational labor standards.

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Gregory Mark

Professor of Law and Justice Nathan L. Jacobs Scholar
Professor Mark earned his B.A. from Butler University, an M.A. in history from Harvard University, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was articles editor for the Law Review. He served as associate counsel for the Office of Independent Counsel in the Iran/Contra matter, where he helped develop U.S. v. Clarridge; led a project on foreign intelligence and national security concerns in the prosecution of government officials; led a project on foreign intelligence and national security concerns in the prosecution of government officials.

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Sabrina Safrin

Professor of Law and Arthur L. Dickson Scholar
Professor Safrin earned her J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley and her B.A. magna cum laude from Pomona College. eight years she was an attorney-adviser at the Office of the Legal Adviser; of Oceans, International Environment, and Scientific Affairs, where she helped negotiate treaties and international instruments pertaining to biotechnology, biological diversity, and marine pollution. Prior to that, she served as legal counsel for diplomatic law and litigation and as legal counsel for African affairs.

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Laura Cohen

Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Eric R. Neisser Public Interest Program
Professor Cohen earned a B.A. summa cum laude from Rutgers College and a J.D. from Columbia, where she was managing editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. She also has served as a senior policy analyst for the Violence Institute of New Jersey; deputy court monitor in Morales Feliciano v. Hernandez Colon, a prisoners’ rights class action in the U.S. District Court in San Juan, Puerto Rico.




Saul Mendlovitz

Dag Hammarskjold Professor of Peace and World Order Studies Emeritus
Professor Mendlovitz joined the Rutgers faculty in 1956. He is the founding director of the World Order Models Project and chairman of the International Steering Committee of Global Action to Prevent War. Global Action is a transnational coalition of individuals, civil society organizations, and states promoting a comprehensive political and legal program which aims over the next three to four decades to drastically reduce armed violence, war, internal armed conflict, and genocide. He holds membership on various boards, including the Arms Control Association, Global Education Associates, the Law and Humanities Institute, and the America-Israel Council for Israeli Palestinian Peace. Professor Mendlovitz has written and spoken extensively on issues relating to international law and to the promotion of a just world order.

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