Matthew H. Charity
Professor of Law
A.B., Princeton University
J.D., Columbia Law School
Federal Criminal Law
International Criminal Law
Office: L 305
Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Charity spent seven years at the New York law firms of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson and Baker Hostetler LLP, where he worked in commercial litigation, antitrust, and business crimes and corporate investigations. His pro bono work included refugee asylum and prisoners' rights litigation. While at Columbia Law School, Professor Charity was a member of the Human Rights Law Review, and worked with Human Rights Watch in Ethiopia, and at the Office of the Secretariat of the United Nations. In addition to commercial law areas, Professor Charity has teaching experience in Federal Criminal Law and Professional Responsibility and research interests in human rights and humanitarian law.
Sudha Setty and Matthew H. Charity, Introduction: Constitutional Conflict and Development: Perspectives from South Asia and Africa, 28 TEMPLE INT'L & COMP. L.J. 179 (2015) (invited introduction for symposium issue). Digital Commons
Matthew H. Charity, Symposium: Building the Arc of Justice: The Life and Legal Thought of Derrick Bell: Foreword, 36 W. NEW ENG. L. REV. 101 (2014) (invited foreword for symposium issue). SSRN Digital Commons
Matthew H. Charity, Shelby and the International Obligation of Representation, BERKELEY J. AFR.-AM. L. & POL'Y and TOURO J. RACE, GENDER, AND ETHNICITY (forthcoming 2014)(invited symposium submission).