Dhr. Jens Iverson

Position:
  • Ph.D Researcher


Telephone number: +31 (0)70 800 8758
E-Mail: j.m.iverson@cdh.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Instituut voor Publiekrecht, Internationaal Publiekrecht
Office Address: Stichthage
Koningin Julianaplein 10
2595 AA Den Haag



 Jens Iverson is a Researcher for the ‘Jus Post Bellum’ project and an attorney specializing in public international law. 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.

Selected publications

  • Eight Perspectives on Yvon Neptune v. Haiti, Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, Summer 2009.
  • The Continuing Functions of Article 98 of the Rome Statute, Goettingen Journal of International Law 4 (2012) 1, 131-151

Last Modified: 11-11-2013