Hannah Garry

Hannah Garry is clinical professor of law and founding director of USC Gould School of Law’s International Human Rights Clinic. Her areas of teaching and research are in international human rights law, international criminal law and international refugee law. She obtained her J.D. from Berkeley Law in 2002, her Master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University in 2001 and a graduate certificate in Forced Migration Studies with distinction from Oxford University, UK, in 1996.  

In the Clinic, she has supervised students in providing legal advice to clients and partner organizations regarding justice for mass atrocities in Cambodia, Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lebanon, Rwanda and Sierra Leone as well as for persecution, human trafficking and gang violence in Africa, Latin America and Asia. In 2015, Garry was the recipient of the USC Mellon Award for Faculty Mentoring Graduate Students. 

In recent years, Prof. Garry has served as Senior Legal Advisor to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and visiting professor at the International Criminal Court. From 2004-2007, she was legal officer and Deputy Chef de Cabinet in the Appeals Chamber and Office of the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. 


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Garry, Hannah
“No Peace Without Justice?: International Ad Hoc Arbitral Commissions & Transitional Justice for Victims of Atrocity Crimes
in By Peaceful Means: Adjudication and Arbitration of International Disputes (Oxford University Press) (forthcoming)
Garry, Hannah
Witness Proofing
In International Criminal Procedure: the Interface of Civil Law and Common Law Legal Systems (Edward Elgar Publishing)
with Lucy F. Reed
From the Aspirational to the Operational: Multinational Corporations, Corporate Codes of Conduct and Human Rights
In From Government to Governance: the Growing Impact of Non-State Actors on the International and European Legal System: 2003 Hague Joint Conference on Contemporary Issues of International Law, pp. 176-185 (T.M.C. Asser Press)