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David Sadoff

David Sadoff is currently a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a Distinguished International Research Fellow at the Chicago-based World Engagement Institute (WEI), and a Fellow at the Montreal-based Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL) and the Washington, DC-based Enough Project.  

Previously, he served as the inaugural Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL) at the University of Pennsylvania; General Counsel of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), a Rome-based intergovernmental organization that promotes the rule of law; the first Nepal Country Director for the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI); Deputy Legal Adviser and Director for Intelligence Reform with the U.S. National Security Council (NSC); Assistant General Counsel for the CIA; Litigation Associate with Crowell & Moring LLP, a leading Washington, DC law firm; Legislative Assistant at APCO Associates, a global business consulting and public relations firm; and Foreign Affairs Officer at the U.S. Department of State.  

He has published Bringing International Fugitives to Justice: Extradition and Its Alternatives (Cambridge University Press 2016) and a number of scholarly articles on international law.  He holds a J.D. from Georgetown University; a PhD in Public International Law and an LL.M in International Humanitarian Law (IHL) from the Université de Genève in Switzerland, an M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.