Roger Clark

New Zealander by birth, is Board of Governors Professor at Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey.  He holds an LL.M. and a J.S.D. from Columbia University, and he holds B.A., LL.B., LL.M., LL.D. from Victoria University in New Zealand.  He was called to the New Zealand bar in 1964. He is a prolific scholar in international law and human rights and criminal law. A member of the United Nations Committee on Crime Prevention and Control between 1986 and 1990, he has authored or co-authored over a hundred articles and ten books. He was the founding Editor in Chief of Criminal Law Forum and has published widely in the areas of International Law, Human Rights, International Criminal Law, and Decolonization. The most recent books are International Criminal Law: Cases and Materials (2004), International and National Law in Russia and Eastern Europe: Essays in Honor of George Ginsburgs (2001) and The Case Against the Bomb (1996). In 1995 and 1996 he represented the Government of Samoa in arguing the illegality of nuclear weapons before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. In the past few years he has represented Samoa in matters involving the  International Criminal Court. Professor Clark teaches Criminal Law, International Law, Foreign Relations and National Security Law, and International Criminal Law.