Dhr. Jens Iverson

  • Assistant Professor of Public International Law

Telephone number: +31 (0)70 800 8758
E-Mail: j.m.iverson@law.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Instituut voor Publiekrecht, Internationaal Publiekrecht
Office Address: Wijnhaven
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP Den Haag
Room number 4.39

Jens Iverson is an Assistant Professor of Public International Law and an attorney. He has instructed students at Leiden University since 2011 in undergraduate, Masters and LL.M. programs. A member of the California Bar, the Thurston Society, and the Order of the Coif, he received his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of California, Hastings, and his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. He has worked extensively with the Cambodian Genocide Program, the Documentation Centre of Cambodia, and the Coalition for the International Criminal Court. Additionally, he has worked or consulted for the American NGO Coalition for the ICC, the Alameda County Public Defender, the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, and the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Prison Project, as well as His Honor Judge Sterling Johnson Jr. of the Eastern District of New York. As the co-founder of a human rights clinic, he helped represent the former Prime Minister of Haiti in a successful petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights which ultimately resulted in a landmark ruling requiring Haitian prison reform. He has practiced at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia for over three years on both the Popović et al. and Prlić et al. cases.

Last Modified: 20-02-2015