Robert D. Sloane

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Robert D. Sloane (2000-01) "spent his fellowship year working for Tibet Justice Center (formerly the International Committee of Lawyers for Tibet) to promote human rights for Tibetans, facilitate the legal representation of Tibetan refugees, and advocate for the Tibetan people’s right to self-determination. He traveled to Nepal and India to carry out field research and cooperated with the Tibetan government-in-exile in connection with its advocacy work at the United Nations and before human rights treaty bodies.

"Rob received his B.A. from Columbia University, where he studied philosophy, in 1996; his J.D. from the Law School in 2000, where he worked for the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, serving as a student director in his third year, and received the Khosla Memorial Fund for Human Dignity Prize; and a high-level diploma in public international law from the Hague Academy of International Law in 2007. After completing his fellowship, Rob clerked for Judge Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2001-02); worked as an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton (2002-03), where he helped litigate the initial stages of the Avena case before the International Court of Justice; and clerked for Judge Gerard E. Lynch of the U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York (2003-04). He spent the 2004-05 academic year as a Schell Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at Yale, where he taught International Human Rights at Yale College and co-taught International Arbitration at the Law School. During the 2005-06 academic year, he worked as an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School. He is now an Associate Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law, where he teaches international law and criminal law. He also serves as chairman of Tibet Justice Center’s board of directors." [1]

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  1. Fellows, Yale Law School, accessed August 6, 2009.