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Kittrie speaks at Columbia University Law School

April 06, 2011

Professor Orde F. Kittrie spoke at Columbia University Law School in New York City on April 12 as part of the 37th Annual Friedmann Conference on International Law.

The Friedmann Conference is held annually in memory of Columbia Law Professor Wolfgang Friedmann. Kittrie will speak about the legality, necessity and effectiveness of U.N. and U.S. sanctions against Iran.

Kittrie is a leading expert on nuclear nonproliferation and especially nuclear nonproliferation legal issues and sanctions. Kittrie currently serves as chair of the Nonproliferation, Arms Control & Disarmament Interest Group of the American Society of International Law and as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has testified on nonproliferation issues before both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and recently served as one of 12 members of a special Congressionally-created committee to make recommendations on how to better prevent the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. Prior to joining the law faculty, Kittrie served for 11 years in the U.S. State Department, including as the lead attorney for nuclear affairs.

Staci McCabe,
(480) 965-8702
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law