Alex Whiting

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Alex Whiting (@alexgwhiting) is a Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School where he focuses on international and domestic prosecution issues. From 2010-13, he was the Investigation Coordinator and then Prosecution Coordinator in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, overseeing all of the ongoing investigations and prosecutions in the Office. Before going to the ICC, Whiting taught for more than three years at Harvard Law School.  From 2002-2007, he was a Trial Attorney and then a Senior Trial Attorney with the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, where he was lead counsel in several war crimes and crimes against humanity prosecutions. Before the ICTY, he was a U.S. federal prosecutor for ten years, first with the Criminal Section of the Civil Rights Division in Washington, D.C., and then with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston.  Whiting attended Yale College and Yale Law School.  His publications include International Criminal Law: Cases and Commentary (2011), co-authored with Antonio Cassese and two other authors, and “In International Criminal Prosecutions, Justice Delayed Can Be Justice Delivered,” 50 Harv. Int’l L. J. 323 (2009).

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