Encyclopedia of Global Justice

2011 Edition
| Editors: Deen K. Chatterjee

Mallat, Chibli

  • John J. Donohue
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9160-5_156

Chibli Mallat is a law professor who was tenured on three continents, in the USA, as presidential professor at the University of Utah; in England at the University of London where he directed the Center of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law; and in Lebanon at Saint Joseph’s University, his alma mater, where he was granted a Jean Monnet Chair of European Law by the European Union in 2001. The Chair was recognized as a “Center of Excellence” by the European Commission in 2004, and Mallat as a “Success Story” in 2007.

In 2006, Mallat moved to Princeton after pressure mounted in the wake of his opposition to the Hizballah-initiated war with Israel. At the University of Utah, he established, with the dean of the law school, the Global Justice Program for Iraq, a legal think tank in Baghdad which worked closely with the Iraqi government, parliament, and the judiciary on legal reform. In Baghdad, Mallat was invited by the Constitutional Review Committee to sit in and advise on constitutional...

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On International Criminal Cases

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On Democratic Activism

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John J. Donohue
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  1. 1.CEMAM, Centre d’Etudes pour le Monde Arabe ModerneSt. Joseph’s UniversityBeirutLebanon