Professor Roger Clark Honored with Book of Essays

Professor Roger Clark of Rutgers School of Law – Camden has been honored with a book of essays on international law, crime and justice written by 41 global contributors. The book is titled “For the Sake of Present and Future Generations.”

Professor Clark has helped shape the discipline of international criminal law that is now taught at most law schools across the United States and is viewed as one of the moral fathers of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. In the book, the contributors recognize the human rights and criminal law scholar’s significant role in international human rights law, most notably in helping to establish the International Criminal Court.

The book is edited by Suzannah Linton, Gerry Simpson and William Schabas and published by Brill. 

Book details and purchasing options can be found here.  

Among the authors of the book are the following ALI Members:

- Practicing E-Legally: The United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Commerce: Amelia H. Boss, Drexel University School of Law

- Customary International Law as the Rule of Decision in Human Rights Litigation in the US Courts: Joseph William Dellapenna, Villanova University School of Law

- Individual Criminal Responsibility – Of “Dog’s Law”, Offending against Sound Popular Feeling, Semi-Colons and Commas: Sir Kenneth Keith, International Court of Justice

- Foreign Cultural Heritage Claims: New Zealand V. Ortiz Thirty Years Later: James A.R. Nafziger, Williamette University College of Law, co-authored with Robert K. Paterson

- Reform of UN Inquiries: Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Harbour Chambers, New Zealand 

- Roger Clark’s Role in the Removal of Capital Punishment From the American Law Institute’s Model Penal Code: Ellen S. Podgor, Stetson University College of Law

- Towards a New Global Treaty on Crimes against Humanity: Leila Nadya Sadat, Washington University School of Law

- The Alien Tort Statute, Kiobel, and the Struggle for Human Rights Accountability: Beth Stephens, Rutgers University School of Law – Camden



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