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James Thuo Gathii

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2022-23 ABF William H. Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law


S.J.D., Harvard Law School; Diploma in the Practice of Law, Kenya School of Law; LL.B, University of Nairobi

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James T. Gathii is the Wing-Tat Lee Chair in International Law and Professor of Law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law since July 2012. He is a graduate of the University of Nairobi, Kenya School of Law, and Harvard Law School. His research and teaching interests are in Public International Law, International Trade Law, Third World Approaches to International Law, (TWAIL), Comparative…

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Public international law, international trade law, comparative constitutional law, human rights, and Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL).

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