Professor James B. Speta

Professor of Law

Jim Speta has been a member of the faculty since 1999. His research interests include telecommunications and Internet policy, antitrust, administrative law, and market organization. He teaches in the Law School and in the Joint Program in Law and Business operated by the Law School and the Kellogg School. A 1991 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, Speta joined the Northwestern faculty following a one-year visit. He had previously clerked for Judge Harry T. Edwards on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and practiced appellate, telecommunications, and antitrust law with the Chicago firm of Sidley & Austin.





Professor Robert Burns

Professor of Law
Robert Burns is professor of law and litigation attorney in the Northwestern University Legal Clinic. He teaches courses in criminal procedure, evidence, civil procedure, professional responsibility and the philosophy of law. In 1996, and again in 1998 and 2002, he was awarded the Robert Childress Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence and in 1997 was elected the outstanding Professor of a Small Class. The Class of 1997 elected him to give the “Last Lecture” on the day before graduation. He has been both Perkins-Bauer Teaching Professor and Stanford Clinton, Sr. Research Professor. His current research interests focus on the theory of the trial and on professional responsibility.






Professor Lynn P. Cohn  

Benjamin Mazur Summer Research Professor
Lynn P. Cohn is the Director of the Center on Negotiation and Mediation at Northwestern Law School and she currently holds the Harry B. Reese Teaching Chair. She has developed and taught courses in negotiation, mediation, mediation advocacy and problem solving. Professor Cohn received the student-voted Outstanding Professor of a Small Class Award in 2008 and the Dean’s Teaching Award in 2010. She has been elected to the Leading Lawyers Network in the categories of ADR Commercial and ADR Employment.





Professor Eugene Kontorovich  

Professor of Law
Professor Kontorovich’s research spans the fields of constitutional law, international law, and law and economics. He has authored a series of papers that extend the economic analysis of law to public law. Prof. Kontorovich is also one of the leading experts on maritime piracy, universal jurisdiction and international criminal law. He has been called on to advise lawyers in historic piracy trials around the world. He is working on a book, Justice at Sea: Piracy and the Limits of International Criminal Law, under contract with Harvard University Press. His scholarship has been relied upon in numerous federal judicial opinions.





Professor Nadav Shoked

Assistant Professor of Law
Nadav Shoked joined the Northwestern faculty in 2012 as an Assistant Professor of Law. Previously, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Texas School of Law. His work focuses on the law and theory of property, on local government law, and on American legal history.





Professor David J. Scheffer

Mayer Brown/Robert A. Helman Professor of Law; Director, Center for International Human Rights
David Scheffer holds an endowed professorship and serves as the Director of the Center for International Human Rights. He was previously the U.S. Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues (1997-2001) and led the U.S. delegation in U.N. talks establishing the International Criminal Court. During his ambassadorship, Scheffer negotiated and coordinated U.S.  support for the establishment and operation of international and hybrid criminal tribunals and U.S.  responses to atrocities anywhere in the world. He also headed the Atrocities Prevention Inter-Agency Working Group. During the first term of the Clinton Administration, Scheffer served as senior adviser and counsel to the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr. Madeleine Albright, and served from 1993 through 1996 on the Deputies Committee of the National Security Council. Scheffer recently held visiting professorships at Northwestern Law, Georgetown University Law Center, and George Washington University Law School and taught earlier at Duke University School of Law and Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. He has published extensively on international legal and political issues and appears regularly in the national and international media. He is a CNN Legal Analyst.






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