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									                      PROFESSOR JENNIFER TRAHAN
                       N.Y.U. Center for Global Affairs
                          15 Barclay Street, 4th floor
                        NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10007
                        (917) 359-3765/ 212-992-8393
                      jennifer.trahan@att.net/ jt487@nyu.edu
DEGREES
    Columbia Law School, LL.M., (2002). Concentration: International Law; James Kent
    Scholar
    New York University School of Law, J.D. (1990).
    Amherst College, A.B., magna cum laude, music (1985)

EMPLOYMENT
    Law Teaching
     NYU Center for Global Affairs, Clinical Assistant Professor of Global Affairs (Fall
      2009 to present). Courses taught: International Law; Transitional Justice;
      International Criminal Tribunals; Human Rights in Theory & Practice; U.S. Use of
      Force & The “Global War on Terror”; War Crimes Prosecutions in the Former
      Yugoslavia (field intensive to The Hague, Bosnia and Serbia)
       Recipient: Award for Outstanding Service (2011)
     Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Masters in Human
      Rights Studies, Visiting Lecturer - International Law (Fall 2006, 2007 & 2008);
      International Criminal Tribunals (Spring 2009); Human Rights (Summer 2009)
       Recipient: Liberal Studies M.A. Faculty Appreciation Award (2009)
     Salzburg Law School (Austria), Institute on International Criminal Law, Lecturer
      (Aug. 2007, 2008 & 2010)
     Fordham University School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law - International
      Criminal Tribunals (Fall 2005 & 2006; Spring 2009); Visiting Fellow, Stein Center
      for Ethics (2007-2008)
     Brooklyn Law School, Adjunct Associate Professor - International Criminal
      Tribunals (Fall 2008); Adjunct Assistant Professor (Spring 2006 & 2007)
     The New School, New School University, Adjunct - Case Law on Genocide, War
      Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity (Spring 2006); International Law (Summers
      2006 & 2007)
     Columbia Law School, Visiting Scholar (Fall 2006-Spring 2007)

    Independent Expert & Consultant, International Justice
     Independent Expert, attended negotiations of the Special Working Group on the
       Crime of Aggression & International Criminal Court Review Conference on behalf of
       the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, as a member of the American Bar
       Association 2010 ICC Task Force, and Chair of the American Branch of the
       International Law Association ICC Committee
     Human Rights Watch, Of Counsel, International Justice Program, New York, New
       York (May 2008-Jan. 2010). Wrote digest on the case law of the International
       Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. (Aug. 2005-Aug. 2006). Wrote digest on the case
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            law of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; Informal
            Observer at Meetings of the Special Working Group on the Crime of Aggression,
            United Nations & Princeton, NJ.
           United Nations: Special Court for Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Defense
            Consultant (Summer-Fall 2007; Spring 2009). Analysis and briefing of issues in
            Prosecutor v. Sesay, Kallon and Gbao, Case No. SCSL-04-15.
           United Nations: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Arusha, Tanzania,
            Defense Consultant (Spring-Summer 2009). Analysis and briefing of issues in
            Prosecutor v. Bagosora, Kabiligi, Ntabakuze, Nsengiyumva , Case No. ICTR-98-41
            (a/k/a ―Military I‖).
           International Center for Transitional Justice, New York, NY, Iraq Prosecutions
            Consultant (Fall 2007-Feb. 2008). Analysis of the ―Anfal‖ genocide trial by the Iraqi
            High Tribunal, Baghdad.

        Human Rights Watch, Counsel, International Justice Program (Jan. 2002- July 2005)
           Primary focus: advocacy regarding international and hybrid criminal tribunals
           Areas of geographic concentration: Iraq, Sierra Leone, East Timor, Indonesia,
             Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia, DRC; also, the International Criminal Court.
           United Nations: representing Human Rights Watch with UN officials and
             officials of international and hybrid criminal tribunals.
           Authored advocacy documents and position papers (see below).

        Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, Litigation Associate, New York, New York (1990-2000).
            Primary focus: litigation of complex civil cases; internal criminal investigations.
               Participated in 78-day trial and nine year litigation of complex $118 million
               fraud/RICO case.

PUBLICATIONS
           ―A Meaningful Definition of the Crime of Aggression: A Response To Michael
            Glennon‖ (publication pending)
           ―An Overview of the Newly Adopted International Criminal Court‘s Definition of the
            Crime of Aggression,‖ St. John‘s School of Law (publication pending)
           ―Negotiating the Amendment on the Crime of Aggression: Proceedings at the
            Kampala Review Conference on the International Criminal Court,‖ 11 Int‘l Crim. L.
            Rev. 49 (2011)
           ―Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity: A Digest of the Case Law of
            the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda‖ (Human Rights Watch, 2010)
           ―A Critical Guide To The Iraqi High Tribunal‘s Anfal Judgment: Genocide Against
            The Kurds,‖ 30 Mich. J. Int‘l L. 305 (2009)
           ―Reflections on The Difficulties of Enforcing International Justice,‖ 30 U. Penn. J of
            Int‘l L 1187 (2009)
           ―Remarks Regarding The Iraqi High Tribunal‘s ‗Anfal‘ Trial: Speech Delivered at
            International Law Weekend,‖ 15 ILSA J of Int‘l & Comp. L 587 (2009)
           ―Enemy of the State: The Trial & Execution of Saddam Hussein,‖ book review, 18
            Cornell J. of L & Pub. Policy 831 (2009)
           ―Why The Killing In Darfur Is Genocide,‖ 31 Fordham Int‘l L. J. 990 (2008)

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           ―Procedures for Military Commission Trials at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: Do They
            Satisfy International and Constitutional Law?‖ 30 Fordham Int‘l L. J. 780 (2007)
           ―Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity: A Topical Digest of the Case
            Law of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia‖ (Human
            Rights Watch, 2006) (861 pages)
                o The book was translated into Spanish by Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico
                    City) (April 2010)
           ―Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity: A Topical Digest of the Case
            Law of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the International Criminal
            Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia‖ (Human Rights Watch, 2004) (co-author; 277
            pages)
                o The United Nations Development Program translated the Yugoslav tribunal
                    portion of the book into Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian (2004). It was reissued by
                    the Defense Office of the Sarajevo War Crimes Chamber. Human Rights
                    Watch translated the Rwanda tribunal portion into French (2005).
                o The Croatian Judicial Academy used the book to train judges and prosecutors
                    in Croatia. The International Center for Transitional Justice used the book to
                    train judges of the Sierra Leone Special Court.
           ―Terrorism Conventions: Existing Gaps and Different Approaches,‖ 8 New Eng. J of
            Int‘l & Comp. L. 215 (2002)
           ―Trying A Bin Laden And Others: Evaluating The Options For Terrorist Trials,‖ 24
            Hous. J. Int'l L 475 (2002)
           ―Defining ‗Aggression‘: Why the Preparatory Commission for the International
            Criminal Court Has Faced Such a Conundrum,‖ 24 Loyola of L.A. Int‘l & Comp. L.
            Rev. 439 (2002)
           ―From English Patient To Spanish Prisoner: Reflections On the Pinochet Case,
            Jurisdiction and the International Criminal Court,‖ The Record (New York City Bar
            Association) (March/April ed. 2000) (primary author)
           ―Justice at Risk: War Crimes Trials in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia
            and Montenegro‖ (Human Rights Watch, 2004) (co-author)
           ―U.S. Opposition to the International Criminal Court,‖ 30 Human Rights: Laws of
            War (ABA) 10 (Winter 2003) (co-author)
           ―Constitutional Law: Parental Denial of a Child's Medical Treatment for Religious
            Reasons,‖ 1989 Ann. Surv. Amer. L. 307 (1990)
           ―Constitutional Law: Rights of State and Family Clash In Forced-Immunization
            Cases,‖ Nat'l L.J., May 13, 1991, at 28-29 (co-author)

ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONS/DOCUMENTS
           ―The Crime of Aggression: The New Amendment Explained – Questions &
            Answers‖ (American Branch of the International Law Association, International
            Criminal Court Committee) (Jan. 2011)
           ―Reflections on Justice in the Former Yugoslavia,‖ Syracuse University College of
            Law, ―Impunity Watch‖ (forthcoming)
           ―The Courage to Admit A Mistake,‖ Syracuse University College of Law, ―Impunity
            Watch‖ (Spring 2011)


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           ―Recommendations for future U.S. policy towards the International Criminal Court,‖
            American Branch of the International Law Association, International Criminal Court
            Committee (March 12, 2010 & December 6, 2010)
           ―Recommendations to the Administration regarding its approach to aggression
            negotiations,‖ American Branch of the International Law Association, International
            Criminal Court Committee (March 19, 2010)
           ―Human Rights Watch Policy Paper: The Meaning of ‗the Interests of Justice‘ in
            Article 53 of the Rome Statute (HRW 2005)
           ―Briefing Paper: The Iraqi Special Tribunal – Rules of Procedure and Evidence
            Missing Key Protections‖ (HRW 2005)
           International Criminal Court: ―Human Rights Watch Memorandum To States
            Members of the Assembly of States Parties‖ regarding budget and governance issues
            (HRW 2004) (co-author)
           Detailed critiques of draft rules of procedure and evidence – Iraqi Special Tribunal
            (2004); Sierra Leone Special Court (HRW 2003)
           ―Justice Denied for East Timor: Indonesia‘s Sham Prosecutions, the Need to
            Strengthen the Trial Process in East Timor, and the Imperative of U.N. Action‖
            (HRW 2002) (co-author)
           ―Justice for Iraq: A Human Rights Watch Policy Paper‖ (HRW 2002)
           ―Human Rights Watch Policy Paper On The Interrelationship Between The Sierra
            Leone Special Court And Truth And Reconciliation Commission‖ (HRW 2002)
           ―Recommendations for the Sierra Leone Special Court‖ provided to Legal Advisors
            of U.N. Security Council Member States and Interested States (HRW 2002)

PUBLIC DEBATES & PANELS ORGANIZED
           American Bar Association Section of International Law Spring Meeting, Wash. D.C.,
            ―Crimes Against Peace: Aggression and the International Criminal Court in the 21st
            Century‖ (April 8, 2011) (organizer and moderator)
           N.Y.U. School of Law, ―Trying the Tyrants: The Trials of Slobodan Milosevic and
            Saddam Hussein‖ (Feb. 2011) (organizer & panelist)
           N.Y.U. Center for Global Affairs, ―The Challenges and Future of International
            Justice‖ (Oct. 27, 2010) (co-organizer with the Slovak Mission to the U.N. &
            moderator)
           International Law Weekend, Fordham Law School, ―The International Criminal
            Court: The Way Forward After the Kampala Review Conference‖ (Oct. 22, 2010)
            (organizer & moderator)
           N.Y.U. Center for Global Affairs, Faculty Symposium ―In and of the World,‖ panel
            on ―The ad hoc tribunals for Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia—Developments and
            Critiques‖ (March 26, 2010) (organizer & panelist)
           N.Y.U. Center for Global Affairs, ―The United States and the International Criminal
            Court‖ (March 24, 2010) (co-organizer with the Slovak Mission to the U.N. &
            moderator)
           N.Y.U. Center for Global Affairs, showing of the movie ―The Reckoning: The
            Battle for the International Criminal Court‖ (March 23, 2010) (co-organizer with the
            Slovak Mission to the UN & moderator)


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           N.Y.U. Center for Global Affairs, ―Trying Saddam Hussein: The work of the Iraqi
            High Tribunal‖ (Nov. 16, 2009) (organizer & panelists)
           Fordham Law School, ―Transitional Justice: War Crimes Tribunals and Establishing
            the Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Countries,‖ (Feb. 20, 2009) (co-organizer & co-
            chairperson)
           Association of the Bar of the City of New York, ―Justice For Iraq: The Work of the
            Iraqi High Tribunal‖ (Oct. 18, 2008, American Society of International Law, Int‘l
            Law Weekend) (organizer & panelist)
           Fordham Law School, ―Is The Killing In Darfur, Genocide?‖ as part of a colloquium
            on Darfur (Oct. 22, 2007) (speaker & co-organizer)
           Association of the Bar of the City of New York, ―The Future of International Justice,‖
            (Oct. 26, 2007, American Society of International Law, Int‘l Law Weekend)
            (organizer & moderator)
           Fordham Law School, ―Military Commission Trials,‖ as part of a colloquium on
            Guantanamo (November 29, 2006) (speaker & co-organizer)
           Association of the Bar of the City of New York, ―The International Criminal Court:
            Issues for Potential Practitioners‖ (Oct. 27, 2001, ASIL, Int‘l Law Weekend)
            (organizing chairperson & moderator)
           Association of the Bar of the City of New York, ―Fighting Terrorism: Is It
            Compatible with Human Rights?‖ (Oct. 25, 2002, ASIL, Int‘l Law Weekend)
            (organizing chairperson & moderator)

PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
           ―Strategies for Moving Forward with the Crime of Aggression Implementation,‖
            Oxford University, U.K., May 12-13, 2011 (co-moderator of panel)
           St. John‘s School of Law, ―Challenges to International Law, Challenges from
            International Law: New Realities and the Global Order‖ (April 1, 2011) (panelist for
            panel on regulation of the use of force)
           Yeshiva University, Cardozo Program in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies, ―The
            U.S. and The ICC in a Changing World‖ (March 28, 2011) (panelist)
           Association of the Bar of the City of New York, ―Reflections on the ICC Review
            Conference: Examining its Successes, Failures and Impact on Africa‖ (Dec. 2010)
            (panelist)
           Duke Law School, ―The Road from Kampala: An Analysis of the First Review
            Conference of the Rome Statute‖ (Nov. 13 2010) (expert commentator on four
            panels)
           Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City) ―Highlights of the Case Law of the
            International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia‖ (remote presentation)
            (April 30, 2010)
           Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Human Rights Committee, ―The
            Crime of Aggression‖ (April 6, 2010 & Spring 2009)
           Association of the Bar of the City of New York, African Affairs Committee
            ―Highlights of the Case Law of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda‖
            (April 5, 2010)
           N.Y.U. School of Law, ―War Crimes Trials: Lessons for the Future‖ (Feb. 24, 2001)
            (panelist)

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           N.Y.U., Wagner School, ―Prosecuting Genocide, War Crimes, and Crimes Against
            Humanity: The Weaknesses and Strengths of International Justice‖ (Feb. 4, 2010)
           Brooklyn Law School, ―Justice Through Accountability: The Evolution of
            International Criminal Justice Since Nuremberg‖ panelist (February 13, 2008)
           U.S. Military Academy, West Point, Department of Law, Law & Terrorism Fall
            Seminar, ―Military Commission Trials at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba‖ (September 27,
            2007)
           Fordham Law School, ―The Executive Branch‘s Legal Response in the Post 9-11
            World: Unconstitutional Overreach or Necessary Precaution?‖ (March 22, 2007)
            (filmed for documentary by CBC, Erezi Montreal; ICTV-Solferino Paris)
           CUNY, Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center, ―The Trial: Stages of
            Truth‖ (April 23, 2007)
           Cornell Law School, ―Justice for Darfur and the DRC: Will the International
            Criminal Court Suffice?‖ (April 10, 2006)
           George Washington University School of Law, Panel on The Humanitarian Crisis in
            the DRC, war crimes and crimes of sexual violence (April 18, 2005)
           Panel on International Justice, via video link from the UN as part of a UN lecture
            series (May 1, 2002)
           Researcher Educational Seminars: the International Criminal Court, in-house CLE
            programs at Human Rights Watch (July 18, 2002, Oct. 18, 2002 (introduction to the
            crimes of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity); Jan. 8, 2003 (detailed
            course on war crimes)

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS
           Council of Advisors, Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression (UK) (present)
           Chairperson, American Branch of the International Law Association International
            Criminal Court Committee (2009-present)
           Member, American Bar Association, International Criminal Court 2010 Task Force
           Member, ―Friends of the International Criminal Court,‖ U.N. (present)
           ―New York Working Group on Other Amendments,‖ U.N., attending negotiations on
            future Rome Statute amendments (present)
           Chairperson, hybrid courts group, Human Rights Committee, Association of the Bar
            of the City of New York (2009-present)
           Member, Task Force on National Security and the Rule of Law, NY City Bar Assn.
            (2010-present)
           Observer to the Special Working Group on the Crime of Aggression, International
            Criminal Court, for Human Rights Watch & later for the NY City Bar Assn (2003-
            2008).
           Chairperson, Subcommittee between Committee for International Human Rights and
            Inter-American Affairs Committee, NY City Bar Assn. (1999-2000)
           Member, Committee on International Human Rights, NY City Bar Assn. (1998-2000
            & 2007-present)
           Member, Committee on International Law, NY City Bar Assn. (2004-2007)
           Member, Special Committee on the United Nations, NY City Bar Assn. (2000-2003)
           Member, Program Committee, International Law Weekend, sponsored by the
            American Branch of the International Law Association (2001, 2002)

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           Member, American Society of International Law (2002-2004, 2007-present)
           Member, American Bar Association (2010-present)




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