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Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Expert on transitional or post-conflict justice: what to do with the bad guys, and for the victims, when the shooting stops...Focused on Latin American politics and law, national trials for international crimes, truth commissions, reparations, and institutional reform. Also international criminal law and human rights law.
Author of The Pinochet Effect (Penn Press, 2005) and Transitional Justice in the Twenty-First Century (Cambridge, 2005) among others.


  • –present
    Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings


  • 1990 
    University of California, Berkeley, J.D. and M.P.P.