Friday, February 16, 2007
Allison Danner is an authority on international criminal law. She has authored amicus briefs on the law of war in litigation over the rights of enemy combatants and has published articles in leading journals, including the Stanford Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, and the American Journal of International Law.
In 2004, she received the prestigious Déak Prize from the American Society of International Law for outstanding scholarship by a young author. She is a past member of the Board of Visitors of Stanford Law School and the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law.
Before joining the law faculty, Professor Danner was a clerk for United States Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and for Court of Appeals Judge John T. Noonan, Jr. Her scholarship and expertise encompass a variety of international law topics, including public international law, international criminal law, international trade law and policy, as well as U.S. criminal law. She is affiliated with Vanderbilt's International Legal Studies Program. In 2006, she served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School and at U.C.L.A. Law School. [Mark Godsey]