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College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Main Office: 208-885-2255
Admissions: 208-885-2300
Legal Clinic: 208-885-6541
Office of the Dean: 208-885-4977

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Ryan S. Lincoln

Ryan S. Lincoln

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law

Office

Menard Law Room 129

Mailing Address

College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

  • J.D., (2011) University of California, Berkeley School of Law; Certificate of Specialization in International Law
  • M.T.S, (2004) Harvard Divinity School
  • A.B., (with honors) History, University of Missouri
  • A.B., Religious Studies, University of Missouri

Ryan S. Lincoln is a clinical assistant professor of law and teaches courses in civil procedure, lawyering skills, and legal analysis and legal writing.  His scholarship has focused broadly on human rights issues, with particular interest in rule of law, international laws related to sexual violence in armed conflict, and international law in U.S. courts.

Before joining the College of Law faculty, Prof. Lincoln practiced commercial litigation in San Francisco, California and intellectual property litigation in Kansas City, Missouri.  Prof. Lincoln has also represented clients seeking asylum or other humanitarian relief from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Iraq, and Haiti; has worked on human rights issues in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and provided pro bono support on human rights and development issues in Colombia and Liberia.

Prof. Lincoln is also a Safe Zone Ally at the University of Idaho (https://www.uidaho.edu/diversity/edu/lgbtqa/presentations/safe-zone)

He is admitted to practice in California and Missouri.

Human Rights; Humanitarian Immigration and Asylum; Rule of Law; Transitional Justice; International Criminal Law; Law of Armed Conflict; Lawyering Skills

Too Rough a Justice: The Ethiopia-Eritrea Claims Commission and Civil Liability for Claims for Rape under 
International Law, 20 TULANE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW 385 (2012).

Contextualizing Sexual Violence Committed During the War on Terror: A Historical Overview of International 
Accountability, 45 UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO LAW REVIEW 911 (2011) (with K. Alexa Koenig and Lauren G. Groth). Invited to submit for special issue on Accountability for War Crimes. “Top 10,” SSRN Topic: International Adjudication. “Worth Reading,” War Crimes Prosecution Watch.

Rule of Law For Whom?  Strengthening Rule of Law as a Solution to Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of 
Congo, 26 BERKELEY JOURNAL OF GENDER, LAW & JUSTICE 139 (2011).  

The Jurisprudence of Sexual Violence, A Working Paper of the Sexual Violence and Accountability Project, 
Human Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley (2011) (with K. Alexa Koenig and Lauren G. Groth).  

Comment: To Proceed with Caution? Aiding and Abetting Liability Under the Alien Tort Statute, 28 BERKELEY 
JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 604 (2010).

College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Main Office: 208-885-2255
Admissions: 208-885-2300
Legal Clinic: 208-885-6541
Office of the Dean: 208-885-4977

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu