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Distinguished Fall Global Law Visitor

Date: 5:30pm PDT September 19, 2012 Location: Legal Research Center, Lower Student Lounge

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Legal Research Center, Lower Student Lounge

Leila N. Sadat, a renowned international human rights scholar and one of the world’s leading experts on the International Criminal Court, will visit Lewis & Clark Law School as the 2012 Distinguished Fall Global Law Visitor. Professor Sadat will address the theme Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity. A reception with Professor Sadat will follow the lecture.

Click here to register. Or RSVP to This event is free and open to the public. Attendees will be eligible for 1 MCLE credit. 

Professor Sadat is the Henry H. Oberschelp Professor at Washington University School of Law. With more than 75 books and articles to her name, she is an award-winning and prolific scholar.  Her work has appeared in leading journals and publishers including the American Journal of International Law, American Journal of Comparative Law, Georgetown Law Journal, Notre Dame Law Review, Leiden Journal of International Law and Cambridge University Press.  In June 2012 she was appointed to the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations.  During Spring 2011 Professor Sadat was the Alexis de Tocqueville Distinguished Fulbright Chair at the University of Cergy-Pontoise in Paris. She is also the Director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University and the Director of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative. From 2001-2003 she served as a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission for International Religious Freedom.

Professor Sadat received her J.D. (1985) from Tulane University, an LL.M. (1987) from Columbia University and a D.E.A. (1988) from University of Paris - Sorbonne.

Read more about Professor Sadat, or view her most recent publications


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