Steven Arrigg Koh

Steven Arrigg Koh

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Steven Arrigg Koh, the inaugural recipient of the Marianne D. Short and Ray Skowyra Sesquicentennial Assistant Professorship at Boston College Law School, teaches and writes in the areas of criminal law and procedure, international law, and legal theory. His publications have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as New York University Law Review, Cornell Law ReviewMinnesota Law Review, and Duke Law Journal Online.  Previously, Koh served as a Trial Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.  In that capacity, he advised U.S. federal and state prosecutors on international, criminal, and constitutional legal issues arising in U.S. criminal cases with transnational dimensions. He also worked as Counsel to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Counselor for International Affairs, the Attorney General’s top international law adviser. Koh also spent three years working in The Hague, Netherlands, first for the International Criminal Court and then for the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. He is a graduate of Cornell Law School, where he served as Senior Article Editor of the Cornell Law Review, as well as the University of Cambridge and Harvard College.  Koh has also worked as a Senior Fellow for the American Society of International Law and clerked for the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Before joining the Boston College Law School faculty, Koh was an Associate in Law fellow at Columbia Law School.