Jennifer Trahan

Clinical Professor

Center for Global Affairs

Education
  • BA, Amherst College
  • JD, NYU School of Law
  • LLM, Columbia Law School
Contact Info

Jennifer Trahan is a Clinical Professor at NYU's Center for Global Affairs and Director of their Concentration in International Law and Human Rights.  She is a prolific scholar, having published two digests on the case-law of the ad hoc tribunals, as well as scores of law review articles and book chapters, including on the International Criminal Court’s crime of aggression.  The book she is currently writing, "Legal Limits to the Security Council Veto Power in the Face of Atrocity Crimes," will be published by Cambridge University Press in summer 2020.  She has also served as one of the US representatives to the Use of Force Committee of the International Law Association and holds various positions with the American Branch of the International Law Association.   She recently also served as an amicus curiae to the International Criminal Court on the appeal of the situation regarding Afghanistan and was named to the Council of Advisers on the Application of the Rome Statute to Cyberwarfare.

Jul 01 2020

Existing Legal Limits to the Use of the Veto in the Face of Atrocity Crimes

By Cambridge University Press
Jan 01 2019

Examining the Benchmarks by which to Evaluate the ICTY's Legacy, book chapter in The Legacy of Ad Hoc Tribunals in International Criminal Law: Assessing the ICTY's and ICTR's Most Significant Legal Accomplishments, ed. by Milena Sterio and Michael Scharf

By Cambridge University Press
Jan 01 2018

The Crime of Aggression and the International Criminal Court, book chapter in Seeking Accountability for the Unlawful Use of Force, ed. by Leila Sadat

By Cambridge University Press
Jan 01 2010

Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity A Digest of the Case Law of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

By Human Rights Watch
Jan 01 2006

Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity: A Topical Digest of the Case Law of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

By Human Rights Watch

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