Juliet Sorensen

Clinical Professor of Law
Clinical Professor of Strategy, Kellogg School of Management (Courtesy)


Juliet Sorensen is a Clinical Professor of Law associated with the law school’s Center for International Human Rights, where her teaching and research interests included international criminal law, corruption, and health and human rights. Professor Sorensen is the director and founder of the Northwestern Access to Health Project, an interdisciplinary partnership that analyzes access to health in resource limited settings. From 2017 -2019, Professor Sorensen served as the Associate Dean for Clinical Legal Education and Director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic. Professor Sorensen is also employed as the Executive Director of Injustice Watch, a non-partisan, not-for-profit, multimedia-journalism organization that conducts in-depth research exposing institutional failures that obstruct justice and equality.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal Law
  • Trial Advocacy
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Criminal Court
  • Public Health and Human Rights

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  • AB, Princeton University
  • JD, Columbia University

Prior Appointments

  • Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Director, Bluhm Legal Clinic, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Harry R. Horrow Professor in International Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, Chicago
  • Litigation Associate, Foley Hoag LLP, Boston
  • Judicial Clerk, Hon. George O’Toole, D.Mass., Boston

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