Ruth J. Wedgwood

Prof. Ruth J. Wedgwood

Edward B. Burling Professor of International Law and Diplomacy, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Member of the World Bank International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes; served on the U.S. Secretary of State’s advisory committees on private and public international law and on the CIA historical review panel; U.S. delegate to the U.N. Human Rights Committee (Geneva and New York, 2003–11); member of U.S. delegations to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and the Wehrkunde security conference; member of the Pentagon Defense Policy Advisory Board (2003–09) and the Hart-Rudman Commission on National Security in the 21st Century; was independent expert for U.N. criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; formerly director of studies at Hague Academy for International Law, tenured professor at Yale Law School, visiting professor at the University of Paris (Sorbonne) and Charles H. Stockton professor at the U.S. Naval War College; named Berlin Prize Fellow of the American Academy; was vice president of the American Society of International Law, serves as president of the American branch of the International Law Association and vice chair of Freedom House and is on the board of editors for American Journal of International Law, Journal of Strategic Studies, American Interest, World Policy Journal, National Defense University Prism and National Interest; was law clerk to Judge Henry Friendly of the U.S. Court of Appeals (Second Circuit) and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun; commentator for BBC, NPR and PBS; J.D., Yale University.



  • J.D., Yale
  • A.B., Harvard
Treaties and National Sovereignty Conference
2010 National Lawyers Convention

2010 National Lawyers Convention

Controlling Government: The Framers, the Tea Parties and the Constitution

The Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC 20036
Speakers:
Marvin AmmoriPaul S. AtkinsJohn S. BakerRandy E. BarnettMichael BaroneCarlos T. BeaSara Sun BealeBradford A. BerensonLillian R. BeVierKim BoboCarl T. BogusNoah D. BookbinderJames BoppSteven G. CalabresiBarry E. CarterMichael A. CarvinRonald A. CassShawn H. ChangMichael ChertoffJeffrey Bossert ClarkRoger B. CleggRobert D. CooterJan CrawfordTed CruzKenneth T. CuccinelliLanny J. DavisFrank H. EasterbrookJohn C. EastmanRichard A. EpsteinWilliam N. EskridgeDavid FrenchCharles FriedBrett M. FrischmannRichard W. GarnettMichael GerhardtC. Boyden GrayLawrence A. HamermeshThomas M. HardimanThomas W. HazlettJames C. HoDennis G. JacobsChristine JollsEdith H. JonesBrett M. KavanaughDouglas T. KendallKris W. KobachMichael S. LeeRonald M. LevinVictoria A. LipnicJordan LorenceDaniel E. LungrenMichael J. MadiganJeffrey P. MahoneyRoger MartellaLloyd Hitoshi MayerMitch McConnellRobert M. McDowellJohn O. McGinnisMargaret E. McGuinnessPatrick McSweeneyEdwin MeeseIThomas W. MerrillPaul R. MichelDiarmuid F. O'ScannlainMaureen K. OhlhausenBarrington D. ParkerMichael S. PaulsenMichael R. PenceThomas R. PhillipsRoger PilonWilliam H. PryorA. Raymond RandolphBrandon ReesJoel R. ReidenbergDavid B. RivkinJeffrey RosenAntonin ScaliaMark F. SchultzDavid B. SentelleBradley A. SmithJerry E. SmithPaul SmithGigi B. SohnRena I. SteinzorMargaret D. StockDavid StrasJeffrey S. SuttonDiane S. SykesThomas J. TaukeClifford W. TaylorSarah B. TeslikMark TushnetC VanceEugene VolokhPeter J. WallisonHoward WaltzmanRuth J. WedgwoodJ. Harvie WilkinsonJ WilkinsonIPete WilliamsArthur E. WilmarthJohn C. Yoo
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2003 National Lawyers Convention

2003 National Lawyers Convention

International Law and American Sovereignty

T?he Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC 20036
Speakers:
Wayne AbernathyR. Alexander AcostaJonathan H. AdlerJohn AshcroftJohn S. BakerJohn R. BoltonJoseph P. BorgRobert H. BorkRalph F. BoydCurtis A. BradleyJane BradyMary Beth BuchananAndrew CardRonald A. CassPaul G. CassellElaine L. ChaoJonathan CohnMark N. CooperDeborah DakinLori Fisler DamroschRobert P. DavisEdward L. DiefenthalPaula DobrianskyEric DreibandJon DudasFrank H. EasterbrookJohn C. EastmanJohn D. EcheverriaTimothy EdgarAlice FisherLawrence FoxRaymond L. GiffordDouglas H. GinsburgJack L. GoldsmithMichael S. GreveMarci A. HamiltonKevin J. HassonMichael D. HausfeldGail L. HeriotE. Grady JollyBrian W. JonesGregory G. KatsasDonald J. KochanAlex KozinskiMattias KummDavid G. LeitchJohn LeoLeonard A. LeoRobert A. LevyJulius L. LoeserBarry W. LynnJonathan R. MaceyJohn O. McGinnisDavid M. McIntoshEugene B. MeyerThomas D. MorganEileen J. O'ConnorMichael O'NeillDiarmuid F. O'ScannlainTheodore B. OlsonRichard W. PainterRobert V. PercivalRoger PilonDanielle PletkaTrevor PotterMichael K. PowellWilliam H. PryorJeremy A. RabkinRandall R. RaderMichael D. RamseyA. Raymond RandolphJerome H. ReichmanDavid ReinhardMichael RosterNicholas RostowKenneth RothRonald D. RotundaJohn W. RyanDavid B. SentelleRichard T. SeymourFred SmithJerry E. SmithKenneth W. StarrAndrew L. SternDaniel SutherlandStuart S. TaylorGeorge J. TerwilligerDavid H. ThompsonLarry D. ThompsonJonathan R. TurleyMark TushnetSteven J. TwistPatricia M. WaldStephen J. WareRuth J. WedgwoodJ. Harvie WilkinsonRichard WillardStephen F. WilliamsEdwin D. WilliamsonJohn C. YooJames W. Ziglar
Topics: International Law & Trade
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