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Diane Orentlicher Professor WCL,Washington College of Law

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WCL - Washington College of Law
Yuma - Y317
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Teaching

Spring 2020

  • LAW-660 International Law

  • LAW-795TJ Transitional Justice

Fall 2020

  • LAW-808 Intl Business & Human Rights

AU Experts

Area of Expertise

International Law; International Criminal Law; Human Rights; Comparative Law; Transitional Justice

Additional Information

Biography Diane Orentlicher, Professor of International Law at American University, has been described by the Washington Diplomat as “one of the world’s leading authorities on human rights law and war crimes tribunals.” She has lectured and published widely on issues of transitional justice, international criminal law and other areas of public international law, and has testified before the United States Senate and House on a range of issues relating to both domestic human rights laws and U.S. foreign policy. Professor Orentlicher has served in various public positions, including as the Deputy for War Crimes Issues in the U.S. Department of State (2009-2011); United Nations Independent Expert on Combating Impunity (on appointment by the UN Secretary-General) and Special Advisor to the High Commissioner on National Minorities of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (on secondment from the U.S. Department of State). In her new book, Some Kind of Justice: The ICTY's Impact in Bosnia and Serbia, Professor Orentlicher offers a groundbreaking and timely account of how an international criminal tribunal affects local communities and the factors that account for its changing impact over time.

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To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

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