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Thomas H. Lee
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Thomas H. Lee is Leitner Family Professor of International Law at Fordham Law School and Director of the Leitner Center’s Institute of International Security and Humanitarian Law in New York. He is a former U.S. naval intelligence officer.

After receiving his J.D. from Harvard he clerked for the Hon. Michael Boudin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and for the Hon. David Souter of the U.S. Supreme Court. During law school, he was Articles Chair of the Harvard Law Review. He also worked at the law firms of Munger, Tolles & Olson; Wachtell, Lipton & Rosen; and Weil, Gotshal & Manges. He has taught courses in civil procedure, comparative and U.S. constitutional law, federal courts, international commercial arbitration, international law and international relations theory, international trade, the laws of war, telecommunications law, and the U.S. Supreme Court, at Fordham, Columbia, the University of Virginia, Leiden University (Netherlands), and Sungkyunkwan University (Korea).

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Living With the Bomb, Pyongyang Style

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 10:55 AM

The Korean War started 64 years ago today on June 25, 1950. The time has come for the United States and the rest of the world to accept that North Korea has, or will soon have, nuclear weapons. It should be no surprise that a disciplined nation of millions urged...

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Following International Law Helps the US in Libya

(0) Comments | Posted March 29, 2011 | 9:43 AM

Now that initial air strikes to disable Qaddafi's systemic air-defense capabilities have been concluded, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France should stay within the bounds of the two explicit missions of protecting civilians and enforcing the no-fly zone set forth in U.N. Security Council Resolution 1973. This means...

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