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Beth Van Schaack

Beth Van Schaack

Executive Editor

Beth Van Schaack (@BethVanSchaack) is the Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor of Human Rights at Stanford Law School (2014-15), and a Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law. She was formerly the Deputy to the Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues in the Office of Global Criminal Justice of the U.S. Department of State. She has been a member of the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Council on International Law and served on the United States interagency delegation to the International Criminal Court Review Conference in Kampala, Uganda. Van Schaack was formerly an associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP. She has also served as Acting Executive Director of The Center for Justice & Accountability, and as a law clerk with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.  Van Schaack is a graduate of Stanford University and Yale Law School.

Areas of Expertise: International Law, International Human Rights, Transitional Justice, International Criminal Law & Humanitarian Law, Civil Procedure, Corporations, Conflicts of Law

Media Inquiries: Contact
John Reed, Managing Editor
Cell: (650) 387-4640
E-mail: jtreed@justsecurity.org
or
Eric Messinger, Assistant Managing Editor
Office: (212) 998-6326
E-mail: emessinger@justsecurity.org


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