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Kathleen Maloney

Adjunct Law Faculty


Kathleen practiced law at both civil and criminal trial and appellate levels in Arizona, then served as a Visiting Professional advising Appellate Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC). While at the ICC, Kathleen worked on cases involving genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. She has prepared oral appellate arguments on genocide and conspiracy at the ICTY.

While teaching at Willamette University’s Human Rights Clinic, Kathleen directed, edited, and co-wrote a statewide study published in 2010, “Modern Slavery in Our Midst: A Human Rights Report on Ending Human Trafficking in Oregon.” She is a founding Board Member of Just Planet, an international human rights nonprofit addressing pressing and emerging human rights violations.

Kathleen is a certified, court-connected Family Law Mediator handling cases involving custody, parenting time, and financial issues. She runs a private domestic relations mediation practice.

Previous Courses:

Human Trafficking - Spring 2019, Fall 2013

International Criminal Law - Spring 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020

International Human Rights Law - Fall 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Student Directed Reading Group:  Human Trafficking – Fall 2013

Student Directed Reading Group: U.S. Compliance with International Human Rights Law - Spring 2017

Specialty Areas & Course Descriptions

International Human Rights - Fall 2019

International Criminal Law - Spring 2020

Academic Credentials

B.A, MA, Stanford University

JD, University of Arizona, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif 

MSt. (L.L.M. equivalent), Oxford University, Distinction, International Human Rights Law

Specialty Areas and Course Descriptions

Human Trafficking Law - Spring 2021
International Human Rights  - Fall 2020