Daniel Abebe

Daniel Abebe is the Vice Provost and a Professor of Law at The University of Chicago School of Law. He is an expert on constitutional law, foreign affairs, human rights law, international institutions, and the way political and social institutions interact.

Abebe’s research has been published in the University of Chicago Law Review, the Supreme Court Review, and the Virginia Journal of International Law. 

His current research projects include examining the President’s authority to withdraw the US from a treaty; evaluating ethnic federalism as a form of constitutional design; and considering the impact of dejudicialization in international politics.

Abebe, Daniel

Areas of Expertise: Constitutional law, foreign affairs, human rights law, international institutions

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Contact Info:

       Email:  dabebe@uchicago.edu

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Jimmy Gurulé

Jimmy Gurulé teaches in Notre Dame Law School, concentrating his teaching and scholarship in the areas of criminal law. He is an expert in the field of international criminal law, terrorism, terrorist financing, and anti-money laundering.

Gurulé has also worked in a variety of high-profile public law enforcement positions including as Under Secretary for Enforcement, U.S. Department of the Treasury (2001-2003), where he had oversight responsibilities for the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs Service and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), among other departments. He was instrumental in developing and implementing the U.S. Treasury Department’s global strategy to combat terrorist financing, and engineered the conviction of those responsible for torturing and brutally murdering a Drug Enforcement Administration special agent in Mexico.

A prominent member of the Hispanic legal community, Gurulé previously served as President of the Hispanic National Bar Association and also received the Graciela Olivarez Award in 2006. He was recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics” by Hispanic Business in 2002, 1990, 1989, and 1987.

Law Professor Jimmy Gurule..Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame
Law Professor Jimmy Gurule..Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame

Professor of Law at University of Notre Dame

Areas of Expertise: Terrorism Law, Criminal Forensic Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure, International Criminal Law, White Collar Crime

Location: Notre Dame, IN

Contact Information:

Email: Jimmy.Gurule.1@nd.edu
Phone: (574) 631-5917

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Heard on NPR’s All Things Considered: Will Drug Kingpin ‘El Chapo’ Face Extradition To U.S.?

Michael Wahid Hanna

Michael Wahid Hanna is a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, a nonpartisan think-tank that seeks to reduce inequality and promote security at home and abroad. He is also an adjunct senior fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University. He works on issues of international security, international law, and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and South Asia.

Hanna is the co-editor of Arab Politics beyond the Uprisings: Experiments in an Age of Resurgent Authoritarianism, published in 2017. Prior to joining The Century Foundation, he was a senior fellow at the International Human Rights Law Institute and from 1999 to 2004, he practiced corporate law in New York. Hanna is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and has been published in many news outlets like New York Times, Foreign Policy , and has appeared multiple times on NPR.

Senior Fellow at both Center on Law and Security at New York University and The Century Foundation 

Location: New York, NY

Areas of Expertise: International security, International law, U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and South Asia

Contact Information:

E-mail: hanna@tcf.org
Phone: (212) 451-7728 or (917) 822-5951
Twitter: @mwhanna1

Jenny S. Martinez

Jenny S. Martinez teaches international law, international human rights law, constitutional law, and civil procedure at Stanford Law School. She is an expert on international courts and tribunals, international human rights, national security, constitutional law, and the laws of war. Her research focuses on the role of courts and tribunals in advancing and protecting human rights, ranging from her work on the all-but-forgotten 19th-century international tribunals involved in the suppression of the trans-Atlantic slave trade through her work on contemporary institutions like the International Criminal Court and the role of courts in policing human rights abuses in connection with anti-terrorism policies.

Martinez has written extensively on national security law and the constitutional separation of powers. She is the author of The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law and numerous articles in leading academic journals. Her op-eds have been published in The New York Times and Washington Post, and she has been an expert commentator for both print and broadcast media.

Jenny S. Martinez

Associate Dean for Curriculum, Professor of Law, Warren Christopher Professor in the Practice of International Law and Diplomacy at Stanford Law School

Areas of Expertise: Civil Procedure and Litigation, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, International Law

Location: Stanford, CA

Contact Info:

Email: jmartinez@law.stanford.edu
Phone: 650-725-2749

Heard on NPR Morning Edition: American Tied to Al-Qaida Charged with Treason

Added June 2015

Charles Ogletree

Charles J. Ogletree is the Jesse Climenko professor of law at Harvard University and the director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice. After earning an M.A. and B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School, Ogletree began his career as a staff attorney in the District of Columbia Public Defender Service. He later entered into private practice in the law firm of Jessamy, Fort & Ogletree.

According to his bio, he was named of the 100 Most Influential Blacks In America by Savoy Magazine and one of the “legal legends among America’s top black lawyers” by Black Enterprise Magazine.

He is the author of All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown v. Board of Education and Beyond The Rodney King Story: An Investigation Of Police Conduct In Minority Communities.

Professor of Law at Harvard University Law School

Areas of Expertise: Criminal Law, Death Penalty, Juvenile Justice, DNA Fingerprinting, Race and Criminal Justice, South Africa, International Law, Legal Ethics, Public Defence, Criminal Justice Systems

Location: Cambridge, MA

Contact Info:

Phone:  (617) 495-5097

Email:  ogletree@law.harvard.edu

Or you can contact his assistant, Darrick Northington: (617) 496-2054

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Tell Me More: Elena Kagan Tapped For Supreme Court

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Red Sox Acknowledge Racism-Tinged Past