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Dr. Richard Clements

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Dr. Richard Clements is an expert in international criminal law and procedure, transnational criminal law, and public international law. Originally from the UK, he attended Queen’s University Belfast and received an LLB (honors) in Law in 2012. He also holds an LLM in Public International Law from Leiden University and a PhD in International Law from the University of Cambridge. 

Dr. Clements is currently a Residential Fellow at the Institute for Global Law & Policy based at Harvard Law School, where he researches on matters of international criminal law and mass atrocities. He has published in several leading international journals including the Journal of International Criminal Justice and the Leiden Journal of International Law and has taught international law at both undergraduate and graduate levels in the UK (University of Cambridge) and the US (Harvard Law School).

Dr. Clements has a range of professional experience both domestically and at the international level. Notably, he has worked as a policy and research assistant at the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, focusing on the UK anti-terrorism regime, prisons, and discrimination issues. He has also provided defense expertise in high-profile cases at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and has worked at the International Criminal Court. Dr. Clements has also acted as a consultant for the Open Society Foundation, responding to an internal review of the International Criminal Court.

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