Diane Orentlicher

Former Fellow, 2000-2001

Home Institution, American University

LAPA Fellow, 2000-2001

LAPA Fellow

 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016

 Curriculum Vitae

 orentlic@gmail.com

 202-274-4000

While at LAPA
Diane Orentlicher is Professor of Law and Director of the War Crimes Research Office at American University. Professor Orentlicher's scholarship has focused on the problems of accountability for mass atrocities, transitions to democracy, and the relationship between ethnic identity and political participation. She is co-editor, with Louis Henkin, Gerald L. Neuman and David W. Leebron, of Human Rights (Foundation Press, 1999). Professor Orentlicher holds an A.B. from Yale University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. At Princeton, she will write a book that explores recent developments in international criminal law, including the Spanish/British proceedings against former Chilean President Augusto Pinochet and the preparations for an international criminal court.
Publications: 
"'Settling Accounts' Revisited; Reconciling Global Norms with Local Agency," 1 Intl. J. Transnatl. Just. __ (forthcoming 2007).

Genocide, in Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know (2d. ed., W.W. Norton Press forthcoming 2007).

"Whose Justice? Reconciling Universal Jurisdiction with Democratic Principles," 92 Geo L.J. 1057 (2004).