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Yale Law School

Po Box 208215
Yale Station
New Haven, CT, 06520-8215



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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Louis B. Sohn AwardN/A2005
Wolfgang Friedman AwardN/A2003
Human Rights AwardCuban-American Bar Association1994
Justice in Action AwardAsian-American Legal Defense and Education Fund1993
Human Rights AwardN/A1992
45 Leading Public Sector Lawyers Under the Age of 45N/AN/A
100 Most Influential Asian-Amercans of the 1990'sA MagazineN/A
Best book on the American PresidencyAmerican Political Science AssociationN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
DeanYale School of Law2004 - Present
Ass't Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and LaborU.S. Government1998 - 2001
ProfessorYale Law School1985 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Academy of Arts and SciencesFellowN/A
Guggenheim FoundationFellowN/A
Harvard University, Board of OverseersMemberN/A
American Philosophical SocietyMemberN/A
All Souls College, OxfordFormer Visiting FellowN/A
National Democratic InstituteDirectorN/A
American Arbitration AssociationDirectorN/A
Human Rights FirstDirectorN/A
Brookings InstitutionDirectorN/A
Council of the American Law InstituteMemberN/A
Magdalen College, OxfordHonorary FellowN/A
FellowCentury FoundationN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Cuban American Bar Association, Inc. v. ChristopherN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
Yale University PressDeliberative Democracy and Human Rights1999
Foundation PressTransnational Legal Problems1994
Yale University PressThe National Security Constitution: Sharing Power after the Iran-Contra Affair1990


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oxford UniversityN/AMA - Masters1996
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Oxford UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Harvard CollegeN/AA.B.1975

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