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Diane Marie Amann

Diane Marie Amann

Diane Marie Amann is the Associate Dean for International Programs & Strategic Initiatives and the Emily & Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law, Dean Rusk International Law Center, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia.

Since 2012 she has also served as the Special Adviser to International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Children in & affected by Armed Conflict. Her expertise includes law and policy on: national and collective security; the use of force, laws of war, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law; domestic and comparative constitutional law; and civil rights and human rights law.

She was the principal author of NIMJ’s brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006), and has observed Guantanamo military commissions proceedings as an NIMJ representative.