David J. Scheffer

c. January 18, 2012 - Present Special Expert, United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials, United Nations Videos: 1 c. May 1, 2006 - Present Director, Center for International Human Rights, Northwestern University Videos: 0 c. May 1, 2006 - Present Professor, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law Videos: 0


War Crimes Issues, United States
Ambassador at Large
c. August 1, 1993 - January 20, 2001 Videos: 7 George Washington University Law School
Visiting Professor
c. August 1, 2004 - c. May 1, 2005 Videos: 1 United Nations Association of the U.S.A.
Senior Vice President
c. February 1, 2002 - c. June 1, 2003 Videos: 2 U.S. Institute of Peace
Senior Fellow
c. April 1, 2001 - c. February 1, 2002 Videos: 2 Office of the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Department of State
Senior Adviser and Counsel
c. March 1, 1993 - c. January 1, 1997 Videos: 1 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Senior Associate
c. January 1, 1989 - c. January 1, 1992 Videos: 3

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    All the Missing Souls and Wounded I Am More Awake

    David Scheffer, author of All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals, and Julia Lieblich, co-author of…

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    Panel on War Crimes Tribunals

    Panelists discussed war crimes tribunals, both past and present, and if the legal infrastructure the world’s leading democracies have…

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    The Limits of International Law

    Professors Goldsmith and Posner talked about their book The Limits of International Law, published by Oxford University…

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    War Crime Trials

    Mr. Scheffer and Mr. Rivkin will discuss the possible legal prosecution of Saddam Hussein and members of his inner circle on…

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