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Ralph G Steinhardt Faculty Member

Positions

  • Associate Professor, LAW , Law
  • Associate Director, LAW , Law
  • Faculty Advisor, LAW , Law
  • Acting Director, LAW , Law
  • Associate Dean, LAW , Law
  • Joint Professorial, LAW , Law
  • Research Professor, LAW , Law
  • Instructor, LAW , Law
  • Visiting Associate Professor, LAW , Law
  • Director, LAW , Law 1997 -
  • Prof of Law & Int Affairs; Arthur Selwyn Miller Rsch Prof of Law, LAW , Law 2002 -
Ralph Steinhardt (B.A., Bowdoin College; J.D. Harvard). Lobingier Professor of Comparative Law and Jurisprudence, George Washington University Law School. Co-Founder, Center for Justice and Accountability. Co-Founder, Oxford-GW Summer Programme in International Human Rights Law. Books: International Human Rights Lawyering (co-author) (2009); International Civil Litigation (2002). Book Chapters and Articles: “Weapons and the Human Rights Responsibilities of Multinational Corporations” in Weapons Under International Human Rights Law (Cambridge University Press, 2013, 2015); “Multinational Corporations and Their Responsibilities Under International Law,” in Corporate Accountability for Adverse Human Rights Impacts: New Paradigms and Expectations (American Bar Association, 2014); “Corporate Responsibility and the International Law of Human Rights,” NON-STATE ACTORS AND HUMAN RIGHTS (2005); “The Role of Domestic Courts in Enforcing International Human Rights Law,” GUIDE TO INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICE (2004). Since 1980, Professor Steinhardt has specialized in the litigation of international law in U.S. courts, especially the representation of various human rights organizations, as well as individual human rights victims, before all levels of the federal judiciary, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He has won a variety of awards for his pro bono work and in 2008 was named Teacher of the Year at GW Law School.

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