Ryan S. Lincoln
Ryan S. Lincoln
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law
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 legal analysis and legal writing. His scholarship focuses 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, Mr. Lincoln practiced commercial litigation at Nixon Peabody LLP in San Francisco, California and intellectual property litigation with Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. 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.
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).