Jennifer Trahan

Clinical Professor

Center for Global Affairs

Education
  • BA, Amherst College
  • JD, NYU School of Law
  • LLM, Columbia Law School
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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 an internationally renowned expert on issues of international law and international justice. She is also 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. Her recent book, "Legal Limits to Security Council Veto Power in the Face of Atrocity Crimes" (Cambridge U. Press 2020), received the 2020 Book of the Year Award from the American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA). She serves as one of the US representatives to the Use of Force Committee of the International Law Association and holds various positions with the ABILA. She has served as an amicus curiae to the International Criminal Court on the appeal of the situation regarding Afghanistan and on the Council of Advisers on the Application of the Rome Statute to Cyberwarfare. She additionally serves as Convenor of the Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression.

Jan 01 2022

Contributing to Cyber Peace by Maximizing the Potential for Deterrence Criminalization of Cyber Attacks under the International Criminal Court's Rome Statute

By Cambridge University Press
Jan 01 2022

Contributing to Cyber Peace by Maximizing the Potential for Deterrence Criminalization of Cyber Attacks under the International Criminal Court's Rome Statute, book chapter in Cyber Peace Charting a Path Toward a Sustainable, Stable, and Secure CyberSpa

By Cambridge University Press
Jul 01 2020

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

By Cambridge University Press
Jan 01 2020

The Assembly of States Parties

By Edward Elgar Publishing
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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