04/02/2021: Full Burial Now Needed for Executive Order Against International Criminal Court | Diane Marie Amann in Just Security

03/15/2021:  El Salvador’s abortion ban jails women for miscarriages and stillbirths – now one woman’s family seeks international justice | Juliet Sorensen, Alexandra Tarzikhan and Meredith Heim in The Conversation

02/04/2021: The Northwestern Journal of Human Rights is thrilled to announce the publishing of its first issue in its symposium volume, Volume 9, Issue 1. Read more...

07/05/2020: Srebrenica 25 years on: how the world lost its appetite to fight war crimes | David J. Scheffer in The Guardian

06/05/2020 How America's Credibility Gap Hurts the Defense of Rights Abroad | David J. Scheffer in Council on Foreign Relations

02/27/2020 The International Court of Justice's Recent Ruling on the Rohingya Genocide | David J. Scheffer in Council on Foreign RelationsReligion and Foreign Policy Conference Call 

07/17/2017 The State Department's Retreat in the Fight Against Genocide | David J. Scheffer in The Hill

07/17/2017 Tillerson to Shutter State Department War Crimes Office | David J. Scheffer in Foreign Policy

06/08/2017 How the pain pills were sold | Juliet Sorensen in The Economist

04/25/2017 From Lebanon, Lessons In Law And Life | Juliet Sorensen in Huffington Post

02/08/2017 Interview -- Juliet Sorensen | Juliet Sorensen in E-International Relations

02/01/2017 Prevent and punish in South Sudan | David J. Scheffer in The Hill

01/23/2017 China must respect lawyers' human rights | David J. Scheffer in The Guardian

01/13/2017 Rosalie Silberman Abella to receive Global Jurist of the Year award | Northwestern press release

12/15/2016 Trump election thrusts human rights issues into the spotlight | David J. Scheffer in IBA Global Insight

12/02/2016 Lagos Is Burning | Juliet Sorensen in U.S. News and World Report

11/24/2016 Khmer Rouge leaders' jailing a warning to PH, others | David J. Scheffer in The Manila Times

11/23/2016 Cambodia top court upholds life sentences for Khmer Rouge leaders | David J. Scheffer in Radio France Internationale

11/18/2016 Three Realities About the African Situation at the International Criminal Court | David J. Scheffer in ICCForm

11/18/2016 Interview with Professor David Scheffer, US Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues (1997-2001) | David J. Scheffer in International Bar Association

10/26/2016 Is a New Cold War Brewing?; Three African Countries Abandon the International Criminal Court; Inside "Foreign Affairs" Latest Issue on the Power of Populism | David J. Scheffer in Background Briefing with Ian Masters

09/30/2016 Nuremberg's lesson 70 years later: Evil isn't just immoral, it's illegal | David J. Scheffer in Los Angeles Times

09/30/2016 On the Media: Do Better | David J. Scheffer in National Public Radio

09/22/2016 Atrocities in Iraq and Syria: Relief for Survivors and Accountability for Perpetrators | David J. Scheffer in Helsinki Commission

08/18/2016 Nigeria Is Freeing Children From Boko Haram, Then Locking Them Up | David J. Scheffer in The New York Times

08/14/2016 Upholding Human Rights with David Scheffer | David J. Scheffer in National Public Radio

08/09/2016 Professor of Law Juliet Sorensen Talks Blagojevich | Juliet Sorensen in The Wayne Besen Show

08/09/2016 Patti Blagojevich pleads with judge to free her husband: 'I am begging you' | Juliet Sorensen in Chicago Tribune

07/12/2016 Why Girls' Education in Morocco Needs More than Money | Juliet Sorensen in Women's eNews

06/06/2016 The Corporate Joust with Morality | David J. Scheffer in Opinio Juris

06/01/2016 Murder, Torture, Surveillance and Censorship | David J. Scheffer in The Federal Lawyer

04/26/2016 Patriot Act that Hastert heralded helped bring his downfall | Juliet Sorensen in Daily Herald

03/26/2016 Prosecuting Crimes Against Humanity | David J. Scheffer in Al Jazeera

03/25/2016 Justice Delayed, Not Denied, in Bosnia | David J. Scheffer in Project Syndicate

02/17/2016 Prosecutorial Discretion | David J. Scheffer in The New Rambler

12/09/2015 Suspect charged in KRT's Case 004 | David J. Scheffer in The Phnom Penh Post

11/17/2015 What is the Breaking Point for Non-Violent Resistance? | David J. Scheffer in Foreign Policy

10/27/2015 Corruption in an Era of Climate Change: An Ever-Closing Circle? | Juliet Sorensen inHuffington Post

10/13/2015 Russia's Reality Trolls and the MH17 War of Misinformation | David J. Scheffer in Foreign Policy

10/01/2015 Corruption in an Era of Climate Change | Juliet Sorensen in UNCAC Coalition Blog

09/10/2015 Is Chicago's hometown airline a criminal? (subscription required) | Juliet Sorensen inCrain's Chicago Business

08/12/2015 Witnessing atrocity | David J. Scheffer in International Bar Association

07/30/2015 What other avenues could be pursued to bring those responsible for the downing of MH17 to justice? | David J. Scheffer in ABC Radio

07/06/2015 Ending Genocide Denial at Srebrenica | David J. Scheffer in Project Syndicate

06/23/2015 UN to Review Documents Relating to Meas Muth | David J. Scheffer in The Cambodia Daily

06/17/2015 What Will be the Tribunal's Legacy? | David J. Scheffer in Excerpts from Ambassador David Scheffer Keynote Address at the Sarajevo Genocide Conference

06/02/2015 In Mali, Grocer Wages War on FGM from His Closet | Juliet Sorensen in We News

06/02/2015 Holocaust Museum: Exhibition offers timely look at genocide in Cambodia | David J. Scheffer in The Chicago Tribune

05/27/2015 Amb. Scheffer Speaks at Opening of US Holocaust Museum Exhibit on Khmer Rouge | David J. Scheffer in Cambodia Tribunal Monitor

05/21/2015 The Very Tricky Trial of the Khmer Rouge (subscription required) | David J. Scheffer inThe New York Review of Books

04/21/2015 Federal probe of COD likely to be lengthy, experts say | Juliet Sorensen in Daily Herald

04/09/2015 Durbin seeks support from Northwestern law students for new human rights bill | David J. Scheffer in Horn Insider

04/08/2015 Senator Durbin's Speech Highlights ABA Working Group on Crimes Against Humanity 
David J. Scheffer; Juliet Sorensen in International Criminal Justice Today

03/26/2015 Government Split Over KR Arrests | David J. Scheffer in Khmer Times

03/19/2015 After Boris Nemtsov's Murder, The U.S. Congress Needs To Act

03/10/2015 Department of Justice preparing charges against N.J. Senator

03/01/2015 Illinois Holocaust Museum Hosts Symposium for Armenian Genocide

02/25/2015 What Has Been 'Extraordinary' About International Justice in Cambodia?

01/15/2015 Top War Crimes Diplomat Stepping Down 

01/04/2015 McDonnell sentence: Questions of ethics, deterrence, consequence

01/01/2015 1985-1994: The legacy of Nuremberg

12/11/2014 Prosecuting Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: New Directions in International Criminal Justice

09/19/2014 The Khmer Rouge Archives 

09/18/2014 Scotland to Vote on Independence Today 

07/05/2014 Let Justice be Served in Syria and Iraq

03/13/2014 The university as global citizen | Juliet Sorensen in Health and Human Rights

03/03/2014 Why Are Natural Disasters Breeding Grounds For Corruption? | Juliet Sorensen in Talking Points Memo

02/28/2014 The flaw in Osborne's pre-emptive strike against a currency union | David J. Scheffer in New Statesman

02/26/2014 Bank share claims flawed: Wallace | David J. Scheffer in The Courier

01/30/2014 UN, Cambodia Reaffirm Support for Khmer Rouge Tribunal | David J. Scheffer in Voice of America

01/29/2014 Kingdom finds another $1.1m for KR tribunal | David J. Scheffer in The Phnom Penh Post

01/29/2014 Sok An, UN Delegates Discuss Khmer Rouge Tribunal Funding | David J. Scheffer in The Cambodia Daily

01/27/2014 High-profile lawyers enter N.J. bridge fray | Juliet Sorensen in

01/24/2014 Why Obama Should Back Drug-Sentencing Reform in the State of the Union | Juliet Sorensen in The Atlantic

12/26/2013 India, take a look in the mirror | Juliet Sorensen in Daily News

12/23/2013 The Biggest Overlooked Trends of 2013 | David J. Scheffer in Politico Magazine

11/25/2013 UN measure to fight bribery is a work in process | Juliet Sorensen in Aljazeera

11/07/2013 Public Safety' Exception to Miranda Warnings Arises in LAX-Shooting Case | Juliet Sorensen in The Wall Street Journal

10/21/2013 Northwestern Medicine Doctor Travels to the Dominican Republic to Help Fight HIV | Juliet S. Sorensen in Northwestern Memorial News Blog

10/14/2013 Khmer Rouge Tribunal to Hear Closing Arguments | David J. Scheffer in The Wall Street Journal

10/10/2013 Salvaging the Legal Case to Attack Syria | David J. Scheffer  in Der Tagesspiegel

09/21/2013 Interview with David Scheffer The Red Line | David J. Scheffer in Der Tagesspiegel

09/20/2013 Will The U.S. Grant A Visa To Sudan's Indicted Leader? | David J. Scheffer in NPR

09/10/2013 Kenyan Lawmakers Vote to Leave International Court |David J. Scheffer in The New York Times

08/31/2013 Letter From Cambodia | David J. Scheffer in Moment Magazine

07/22/2013 Witness for the Prosecution | David J. Scheffer in Slate

07/17/2013 International Justice Day: Seeking Accountability for Perpetrators of Mass Atrocities | David J. Scheffer in Oklahoma County Bar Association

06/10/2013 Lessons from Kennedy's Peace Campaign | Juliet S. Sorensen in The Chicago Tribune

06/03/2013 CIHR Director, Ambassador David Scheffer, Awarded Berlin Prize Fellowship

05/30/2013 CIHR to Honor Justice Dikgang Moseneke with Global Jurist of the Year Award

05/29/2013 New defense manual to help lawyers in capital cases worldwide | Sandra L. Babcock in World Coalition

05/25/2013 Leverage Justice for Peace in Syria | David J. Scheffer in Project Syndicate

04/06/2013 A Q&A with US War Crimes Ambassador David Scheffer | David J. Scheffer in Chronogram

04/04/2013 Interview with CIHR Director David Scheffer about his work and his recent book All the Missing Souls | David J. Scheffer on Radio New Zealand

04/03/2013 Rights Groups Release Legal Analysis of Evidence of War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity in Sudan | David J. Scheffer in The Satellite Sentinel Project

04/03/2013 Africa: Enough Project Launches Senior Fellows Program | David J. Scheffer named to inaugural group of Enough Project Senior Fellows

03/28/2013 Worldview: Cambodia's war crimes | David J. Scheffer on WBEZ

03/27/2013 International Political and Legal Implications of Scottish Independence | David J. Scheffer, University of Glasgow

03/26/2013 What's next for Amanda Knox? Questions and answers about the case | Juliet Sorensen in NBC News

03/03/2013 Negotiating a better pathway to Scottish independence | David J. Scheffer in Scotland's Referendum

03/03/2013 Whitehall claims 'rest on thin ice' | David J. Scheffer in East Kilbride News

03/01/2013 Seeking justice in the killing fields | David J. Scheffer in ABA Journal

02/06/2013 A journey into the unknown | David Scheffer, The Journal

01/21/2013 Scotland a 'dynamic world laboratory' for independence debates, former US ambassador says | David Scheffer, Scotsman

01/16/2013 Call For Nominations: The 2013 Global Jurist of the Year Award 

11/30/2012 Book Review: All the Missing Souls, David Scheffer, Chicago Bar Association 

10/19/2012 Thirteen Days and 50 Years Later, a Chance to Apply a Lesson Learned, Juliet Sorensen, The Huffington Post

09/28/2012 Cambodia wrestles with justice for ex-members of Khmer Rouge, David Scheffer, The Washington Post

09/27/2012 Center for International Human Rights Granted Special UN Consultative Status

08/31/2012 Gambia, Iraq Executions Buck Worldwide Abolitionist Trend, Sandra Babcock, Los Angeles Times

08/28/2012 No Way to Fund a War Crimes Tribunal, David Scheffer, The New York Times

08/24/2012 Keeping Our Heads, David Scheffer, The New Republic

08/02/2012 Kofi Quits UN-Arab League Syrian Peace Mission Impossible: An Interview with David Scheffer, David Scheffer, National Public Radio

07/26/2012 A Real Life Courtroom Drama, Suppressed, David Scheffer, Chicago Tribune

07/09/2012 Why Did the U.S. Say No to the International Criminal Court?, David Scheffer, Vassar College News

07/26/2012 Northwestern Law Alum, Paul Lemmens, Elected to the European Court of Human Rights

07/09/2012 UN Expert To Khmer Rouge Court Sees Promise Over Problems, David Scheffer, Voice of America

07/02/2012 America's Embrace of the International Criminal Court, David Scheffer, Jurist

06/03/2012 Protesters rally after Egypt's Hosni Mubarak is sentenced to life in prison, David Scheffer, CNN

06/02/2012 Crundwell on the path to a plea?, Juliet Sorensen, Saukvalley News

06/02/2012 For Mubarak, once Egypt's strongman, a long fall from grace, David Scheffer, CNN

05/18/2012 "Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Suceeds" by Karl E. Meyer and Shereen Blair Brysac, David Scheffer, The Washington Post

05/07/2012 When the Human Rights Community Is Its Own Worst Enemy, David Scheffer, The Huffington Post

05/03/2012 Stretching the Long Arm of the Law, David Scheffer, The Huffington Post

04/30/2012 What happens to Crundwell’s loans, assets?, Juliet Sorensen, SaukValley

04/26/2012 Legal experts question murder trial in Ecquador in Brockton double homicide, Juliet Sorensen, Enterprise News

04/05/2012 Facts About War Crimes, David Scheffer, The New York Review of Books

04/05/2012 We’re So Exceptional, David Scheffer, The New York Review of Books

03/14/2012 Government, CSOs Meet Over State Party Reporting, Sandra Babcock, The Daily Times

02/23/2012 Defuse the Lexicon of Slaughter, David Scheffer, The New York Times

02/07/2012 All the Missing Souls: Six Questions for David Scheffer, David Scheffer, Harper’s Magazine

01/30/2012 The Synthesis of Law and Politics and the Evolution of International Justice, David Scheffer, Council on Foreign Relations

01/18/2012 UN names new advisor for Cambodia Khmer Rouge trials, David Scheffer, BBC News

12/29/2011  Witness for the Prosecution, David Scheffer, Time Magazine

12/07/2011 The State of International Justice: An Interview with David Scheffer, David Scheffer, Foreign Policy

12/01/2011 100 Top Global Thinkers 2011, David Scheffer, Foreign Policy

11/16/2011 Investigating Chicago's City Council, Juliet Sorensen, WBEZ

10/30/2011  Structuring the US Government to Prevent Atrocities: Considerations for an Atrocities Prevention Board, David Scheffer, The Stanley Foundation

10/29/2011  Vengeance, But Not Truth: An International Expert on War Crimes Says Even Bad Actors Such as Gadhafi Deserve Evenhanded Justice, David Scheffer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

10/05/2011  Assistant Law Professor at Northwestern talks Amanda Knox Case, Juliet Sorensen, WGN Chicago (video)

09/26/2011  The Argument for the Prosecution, David Scheffer, The New Republic Online Review

09/18/2011  Muammar Gaddafi: A Dictator in the Dock, Metro

07/12/2011  Interview: David Scheffer of Cambodia Tribunal Monitor, PBS

06/29/2011  Justice League: The case for calling off the Tomahawks and bringing Muammar al-Qaddafi to The Hague, David Scheffer, Foreign Policy

06/15/2011  Planned Execution Puts Mexico, Texas At Odds, Sandra Babcock, NPR

06/09/2011  Texas Execution Could Risk Americans' Safety Abroad Sandra Babcock, Huffington Post

06/02/2011  The Least Wanted Most Wanted Man, David Scheffer, Foreign Policy

05/27/2011  Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic taken into custody, David Scheffer, CNN's American Morning

05/26/2011  Tracking Down War Criminals, David Scheffer, PRI's The World

04/06/2011  ICC's Investigation of Gadhafi Faces Complications, David Scheffer, NPR

04/05/2011  In Texas, a Brave, New Lethal Injection CIHR Report in the Atlantic

04/01/2011  Why Corruption in Morocco Matters, Prof. Juliet Sorensen, American Bar Association Anti-Corruption Task Force, Insights From the Trenches

03/25/2011  Making the legal case against Gadhafi, David Scheffer, CNN's In the Arena

03/21/2011  Everything you ever wanted to know about the legality of the no-fly zone and prosecuting Gadhafi for crimes against humanity, David Scheffer, CNN's In the Arena Blog

03/18/2011  No-fly zone: Putting a leash on Kadafi, David Scheffer, LA Times OP-ED

02/01/2011  Alleged Genocide Leader Deported from Chicago, Juliet Sorensen, WBEZ (audio)