Minna Schrag

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Minna Schrag "is a retired partner in the law firm of Proskauer Rose in New York. In 1994 and 1995, she took leave from the firm to serve at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, where she was a senior trial attorney and the senior American on the staff of the chief prosecutor, Richard Goldstone. Since her retirement from Proskauer, she served with the US delegation that negotiated for the establishment of the International Criminal Court, and was chair of the board of NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund. She also serves on the board of the Alliance for International Conflict Resolution and Prevention, the board of the Interstitial Cystitis Association, and the Policy Committee of Human Rights Watch.

"Ms. Schrag has been a frequent instructor in trial advocacy programs at Harvard Law School and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, an active consultant and participant in conferences on international criminal justice issues, and chair of the International Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

"A graduate of Radcliffe College, Ms. Schrag received her law degree from Columbia Law School, where she was an editor of the Columbia Law Review. She clerked for federal district judge Whitman Knapp in New York, and then spent several years as an assistant US attorney in the Southern District of New York, concentrating on complex business fraud prosecutions." [1]

She is a director of the International Center for Transitional Justice.

External links

  • "Biography", International Center for Transitional Justice, Accessed December 2006.