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Matthew H. Charity

Associate Professor of Law

EDUCATION

A.B., Princeton University
J.D., Columbia Law School

COURSES TAUGHT

Contracts
Federal Criminal Law
Human Rights
International Criminal Law
International Law
Sales

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: mcharity@law.wne.edu
Phone: 413-782-1439
Office: L 305

GENERAL INFORMATION

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.

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

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). SSRN Digital Commons

Matthew H. Charity, Defying Gravity: The Development of Standards in the International Prosecution of International Atrocity Crimes, 23 IND. INT'L & COMP. L. REV. 429 (2013). SSRN Digital Commons

Matthew H. Charity, The Criminalized State: The International Criminal Court, The Responsibility to Protect, and Darfur, Republic of Sudan, 37 OHIO N.U. L. REV. 67 (2011). SSRN Digital Commons