It is my pleasure to introduce Allison Danner, a professor at Vanderbilt University Law School. Allison is a specialist on international criminal law and teaches courses on a variety of international law topics. She was a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School in fall 2006 and at UCLA Law School in spring 2006.
Before joining the faculty at Vanderbilt, Allison served as a clerk for United States Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and for Judge John T. Noonan, Jr. of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She received her B.A. from Williams College and her J.D. from Stanford Law School.
Some of her recent publications include:
* When Courts Make Law: How the International Criminal Tribunals Recast the Laws of War, 59 Vand. L. Rev. 1 (2006).
* Judicial Oversight in Two Dimensions: Charting Area and Intensity in the Decisions of Justice Stevens, 74 Fordham L. Rev. 2051 (2006) (with Adam Samaha).
* Beyond the Geneva Conventions: Lessons from the Tokyo Tribunal in Prosecuting War and Terrorism, 46 Virginia J. Int’l L. (2006).
* Guilty Associations: Joint Criminal Enterprise, Command Responsibility, and the Development of International Criminal Law, 93 Cal. L. Rev. 75 (2005) (with Jenny Martinez).
* Enhancing the Legitimacy and Accountability of Prosecutorial Discretion at the International Criminal Court, 97 Am. J. Int’l L. 510 (2003).