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Maya Steinitz
Maya Steinitz (Israel)
JSD Candidate NYU School of Law

- Fellows for the Academic Year 2002-2003

Maya Steinitz completed her LLB degree in Law in March 1999 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. She clerked for a Judge in the Tel Aviv District Court and than proceeded to graduate legal studies. She completed an LLM in international law and legal philosophy at NYU and is currently pursuing a doctorate in international law and legal philosophy at NYU. The working title of Ms. Steinitz's dissertation is "Law as Authority: A Concept of International Law".

In addition to her academic pursuits, Ms. Steinitz interned at the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR), Consulted the International Rescue Committee (IRC) on International Refugee Law and women's rights and worked in private law firms. Prior to her graduate studies, Ms. Steinitz was heavily involved in human rights and women's rights work in Israel.

During her tenure as an Emile Noel Fellow, Ms. Steinitz will be writing an article about the Milosevic trial and the social function of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

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Last updated on September 9th, 2004