Director, Human Rights and Genocide Clinic / Deputy-Director, Program in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies at Cardozo Law School
Area of Expertise: Law and Human Rights, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Europe, North Africa and Middle East, North America
Field of Work: Academia, Law
City: New York
Continent: North America
Professor Rosenberg is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Human Rights and Genocide Clinic and Program in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Professor Rosenberg has worked in the areas of civil rights and international human rights with a specific focus on issues of discrimination, equality, and genocide. In 2000, the US, Department of State selected Professor Rosenberg to be one of two U.S. lawyers to work for the Human Rights Chamber in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. The Human Rights Chamber was a quasi-international court established under the Dayton Peace Agreement. There she developed and coordinated the case work of the Court and authored judicial opinions in a number of significant cases in the area of international human rights. Additionally, she trained local lawyers and judges in international human rights law.
Before coming to Cardozo, she was awarded a Human Rights Fellowship at Columbia University where she worked for the United Nations, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Policy Branch and completed her LL.M with honors.
Professor Rosenberg’s research interests include equality and non-discrimination in international law, minority rights, transitional justice and genocide prevention. She recently published Promoting Equality after Genocide, 16 Tul. J. In’t L 329-393 (2008) and What’s Law Got to do With it? The Bosnia v. Serbia Decision’s Impact on Reconciliation, 61 Rutgers L Rev 131-159 (2008). Professor Rosenberg speaks widely about issues related to the law and genocide.
Latest articles from Sheri Rosenberg
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