Sali Rakower

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EDUCATION:

  • B.A., Cornell University (College Scholar)
  • J.D., University of Virginia (Executive Editor, the Virginia Journal of International Law)

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

OTHER LANGUAGES:

  • French and Arabic

AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS:

  • Ms. Rakower was honored by Human Rights First for her pro bono representation of Iraqi translators who worked for US troops during the war in Iraq.

PUBLICATIONS:

  • “Foreign Governments Are Not Immune from New York City's Assertion of Tax Liens Against Their Diplomatic Property,” New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Newsletter, Winter 2007.

PRESENTATIONS AND SEMINARS:

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Sali A. Rakower - Presentations and Seminars

  • Panelist, Understanding the Syrian Refugee Crisis, CARE, New York City, 2015.
  • Lecturer, “Honor” Killings and Gender Justice, New York University, 2013.
  • Panelist, Rights of Women in the Islamic World Following the “Arab Spring”, New York City Bar Association, 2013.
  • Panelist, Islam in the United States, West Point Center for the Rule of Law, 2012.
  • Panelist, Women in Islam, West Point Center for the Rule of Law, 2011.
  • Panelist, The Status of Women in the Middle East in Light of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, New York City Bar Association, 2010.
  • Lecturer, International Humanitarian Law, Fordham Law School, 2009.
  • Lecturer, Culture and Politics of Iraq, West Point Military Academy, 2007.
  • Lecturer, The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, West Point Military Academy, 2007.
  • Lecturer, The Role of International Criminal Tribunals, West Point Military Academy, 2007.
  • Lecturer, International Criminal Law and the Role of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Albany Law School, 2005.

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