Professor Kevin Heller

Kevin Heller
Professor Kevin Heller
Professor
University of Amsterdam

Professor Heller holds academic appointments at the University of Amsterdam and the ANU College of Law. He has extensive experience in International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law. He was involved in the International Criminal Court’s negotiations over the crime of aggression, worked as Human Rights Watch’s external legal advisor on the trial of Saddam Hussein, served for three years as one of Radovan Karadzic’s formally-appointed legal associates at the ICTY, and was the plaintiff’s expert witness concerning medical experimentation in Salim v Mitchell (a successful Alien Tort Statute case against the psychologists who designed and administered the CIA’s torture program). Prof. Heller consults regularly with a variety of UN organisations (such as UNAMA) and human rights groups (including Human Rights First) and is a permanent member of the international law blog Opinio Juris.

Dates of visit

11–22 February 2019

Visiting Fellow

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