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Susan M. Akram, JD Biography

Title:
Clinical Professor of Law at Boston University
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 21, 2012

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Clinical Professor, Boston University School of Law, 1993-present
  • Supervising Attorney, Boston University Civil Litigation Program, 1993-present
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor, American University in Cairo, 2006-2007
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar and Teaching Fellow, Palestine School of Law, Al-Quds University (East Jerusalem), 1999-2000
  • Deputy Director and Interim Director, Joint Voluntary Agency, American Council for Nationalities Service, US Department of State, 1992-1993
  • Executive Director, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project, 1989-1993
  • Staff Attorney, Immigration Unit, Greater Boston Legal Services, 1987-1989
  • Directing Attorney, Immigration Project, Public Counsel, 1986-1987
  • Associate Attorney, Bartko, Welsh and Tarrant, 1984-1985
  • Associate Attorney, Payne, Thompson and Walker, 1982-1984
Education:
  • Diplome in International Human Rights, Institut International des Droits de l’Homme (France), 1996
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1982
  • BA, with honors, Political Science and Asian Studies, University of Michigan, 1979
Other:
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts
  • Born and raised in Lahore, Pakistan and raised by parents who were refugees from the 1947 India-Pakistan partition
  • Teaches immigration law and policy and comparative refugee law at Boston University
Quoted in:
  1. Should Palestinian Refugees Have the Right of Return?