Associate Professor of Law
B.Sc., B.S.W., LL.B., B.C.L., M.S.W. (McGill)
LL.M Program (Harvard)
Noah Weisbord holds undergraduate degrees in science and social work and law degrees in common and civil law from McGill University, graduating with great distinction in each program. He also holds masters degrees in social work and law (McGill University, Harvard Law School), and a doctorate of juridical science from Harvard Law School. Prior to joining FIU, Noah Weisbord was a visiting assistant professor at Duke Law School. His primary research interest is in the field of international criminal justice. Professor Weisbord is a leading expert on the crime of aggression, individual criminal responsibility for illegal wars.
Professor Weisbord was law clerk to Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo at the ICC in The Hague. Prior to working at the ICC, he traveled to Rwanda to study gacaca–community-based genocide trials inspired by an indigenous justice tradition.
Academic Journal Publications
Noah Weisbord, “Judging Aggression,” 50(1) Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 82 (Winter 2012)
Noah Weisbord, ”The Reason Behind the Rules: From Description to Normativity in International Criminal Procedure,” 36 North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation 255 (winter 2011)(with Matthew Smith)
Noah Weisbord, “Evolutions of the Jus ad Bellum: the Crime of Aggression,” American Society of International Law Proceedings 4 (fall 2010)
Noah Weisbord, “The 1990s and the Use of Force: Anxiety, Realignment and New Justifications,” 22 (1) Global Change, Peace & Security 129 (February 2010)
Noah Weisbord, “Conceptualizing Aggression,” 20 (1) Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law 1 (fall 2009)
Noah Weisbord, “Prosecuting Aggression,” 49 Harvard International Law Journal 168 (winter 2008)
Noah Weisbord, “Civil Society and the Crime of Aggression,” in [The Official Commentary on the Completed Crime of Aggression], Claus Kress and Stefan Barriga, eds. (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2013).
Noah Weisbord, “War Crimes,” in International Crime and Justice, Mangai Natarajan, ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2011) (with Carla Reyes)
Noah Weisbord, “International Justice: From the Twilight to the Dawn? ICC Prosecutor Moreno Ocampo at McGill University,” Confronting Genocide, René Provost and Payam Akhavan, eds. (Springer, 2010)
Opinion and Editorial
Noah Weisbord, “Who Started the Fight?” The New York Times (Global Edition). Paris: May 3, 2010.
Noah Weisbord, “You’re Under Arrest, Mr. President,” The New York Times (Global Edition). Paris: February 13, 2009: 6
Noah Weisbord, “A Dilemma in Northern Uganda; When Peace and Justice Clash,” International Herald Tribune. Paris: 29 April 2005: 8
Noah Weisbord, “Traditional Justice for a Genocide: Trials in Rwanda,” International Herald Tribune. Paris: 26 September 2003: 8
Noah Weisbord, The Law and Ethics of Gacaca: Balancing Justice and Healing in Post-Genocide Rwanda (Harvard Law School Library, May 2004)
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