Gerald L. Neuman
J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law
Gerald L. Neuman is the J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law, and the Director of the Human Rights Program at HLS. He teaches human rights, constitutional law, and immigration and nationality law. His current research focuses on international human rights bodies, transnational dimensions of constitutionalism, and rights of foreign nationals. He is the author of Strangers to the Constitution: Immigrants, Borders and Fundamental Law (Princeton 1996), and co-author of the casebook Human Rights (with Louis Henkin et al., Foundation Press). Prior to joining HLS in 2006, he served on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (1984-1992) and Columbia Law School (1992-2006). From 2011 to 2014, he was a member of the Human Rights Committee, the treaty body that monitors compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
FavoriteHuman Rights in a Time of Populism: Challenges and Responses (Gerald L. Neuman ed., 2020).
FavoriteGerald L. Neuman, Bi-Level Remedies for Human Rights Violations, 55 Harv. Int'l L.J. 323 (2014).
FavoriteGerald L. Neuman, The Extraterritorial Constitution after Boumediene v. Bush, 82 S. Cal. L. Rev. 259 (2009).
- Gerald L. Neuman, HKS, Kenneth Roth, and the Message to Human Rights Defenders, Human Rights@Harvard Law (Jan. 17, 2023).
- Gerald L. Neuman, The “Right to Effective Governance” and the Human Rights Baseline, in Constitutionalism and a Right to Effective Government? (Vicki C. Jackson & Yasmin Dawood eds., 2022).