Judge Evan J. Wallach

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One Federal PlazaNew York, N.Y. 10278


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United States Court Of International Trade, New York Judge, 1995-present

Federal Judge with general legal and equitable powers and specialized jurisdiction

New York and Brooklyn Law Schools, Adjunct Professor in Law of War, 1997-present

University of Munster, Faculty of Law, Visiting Professor in Law of War, 2001-present

Honorary Fellow, Hughes Hall College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England

Lionel Sawyer & Collins, Las Vegas Partner, 1982-95 and Associate, 1976-82

General litigation practice with emphasis on media representation

United States Army, The Pentagon Attorney/Advisor International Affairs Division, Judge Advocate of the Army, Feb-June, 1991

Advice and research on law of war issues; editing war crimes investigation of Iraqi leaders

Nevada Army National Guard Captain to Major, Judge Advocate Corps, 1989-95

Legal Advisor to Brigade Commander

United States Army, Private to Sergeant, Jan. 1969- Jan. 1971, Terrain Reconnaissance Sergeant, S-2, HHC, 8th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)

United States Senate, General Counsel And Public Policy Advisor 1987-88

Provide policy, political and legal advice to U.S. Senator Harry Reid

American Law Institute, Member 2003-present

Members Consultive Groups: International Jurisdiction and Judgments; International Trade

Languages: fluent French, some German


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Cambridge University LLB (honors) International Law, 1981

University of California, Berkeley, J.D. 1976

University Of Arizona B.A. Journalism, 1973

Military Education JAG Officer’s Basic and Advanced Courses


Selected Honors

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Legal: ABA Liberty Bell Award, ‘93; School Librarians' Intellectual Freedom Award, ‘95,

Academic: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Tau Alpha, Alpha Gamma Sigma,

Military: Bronze Star, Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Nevada Medal Of Merit

Selected Publications

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Analysis Of Crude Oil As A Munition De Guerre, ICLQ (London) 1992

Extradition To The Rwandan War Crimes Tribunal: Is Another Treaty Required? UCLA Journal. Of International Law and Foreign Affairs, (Los Angeles) 1998

Procedural And Evidentiary Rules Of The Post-World War II War Crimes Trials Columbia Journal Of Transnational Law (New York) 1999

Afghanistan, Yamashita and Uchiyama, (article on tribunals) The Army Lawyer, Nov. 2003

The Logical Nexus Between the Decision to Deny Application of the Third Geneva Convention to the Taliban and Al Qaeda and the Mistreatment of Prisoners in Abu Ghraib, Case Western law Review, 2004

Drop by Drop: Forgetting the History of Water Torture in U.S. Courts, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, 2007

International Criminal Law (3rd Ed), Chapter on Command Responsibility, 2008

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