Professor Leila Sadat Receives Humanitarian Award for Advancing Global Justice

Congratulations to Professor Leila Sadat, who recently received the Cox International Law Center Humanitarian Award for Advancing Global Justice from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and delivered the 2023 Klatsky Endowed Distinguished Lecture in Human Rights.

Professor Leila Sadat with Case Western Reserve School of Law Dean Michael Scharf and Bruce Klatsky

Professor Sadat’s other recent engagements include traveling to Benin, West Africa, as a guest of the U.S. Ambassador to Benin, Brian Shukan, JD ’94, on a fact-finding mission for the U.S. Department of State. Professor Sadat also attended meetings of the United Nations Sixth (Legal) Committee of the General Assembly with students from WashU and Yale University to follow discussions on the adoption of a new treaty on crimes against humanity.

Professor Leila Sadat with Ambassador Brian Shukan, JD ’94, and Peace Corps Director Marguerite Roy, JD ’07


Civil society leaders and students at the United Nations General Assembly Sixth Committee