Steiker, Whiting launch new Criminal Justice Program of Study, Research and Advocacy at HLS

At a time when policing, prosecutorial discretion, the death penalty, and criminal justice as a whole are under tremendous scrutiny in the United States, a new initiative at Harvard Law School seeks to analyze problems within the U.S. criminal justice system and look for solutions.

Whiting offers views on the International Criminal Court’s impact

Is the International Criminal Court succeeding? According to Assistant Clinical Professor Alex Whiting, the answer is a tentative yes. Nevertheless, Whiting—who serves as the prosecution coordinator in the Office of the Prosecutor at the ICC—provided a candid portrait of the court’s strengths and weaknesses at a talk on Wednesday, Oct. 10, sponsored by the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program.

Whiting to join International Criminal Court

Alex Whiting, an assistant clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School, will join the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the investigation coordinator this December. Serving as the deputy to the chief of investigations, he will be responsible for managing and providing legal guidance and direction to all of the ICC’s investigations in this new post.

Prosecution on the world stage

Seminar explores policies of the ICC’s first prosecutor This January, in a seminar taught by Dean Martha Minow and Associate Clinical Professor Alex Whiting, 15 students at Harvard Law School discussed the policies and strategies of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Also in the classroom: the man most directly connected to those policies, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the ICC’s first prosecutor. Two-thirds of the way through his nine-year mandate, Moreno-Ocampo came to Cambridge […]