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- David Scheffer visiting professor, Northwestern University School of Law; U.S. Ambassador at Large for War Crimes in the Clinton Administration
- Lee Casey lawyer in private practice and former staff director of the Federal Legal Counsel in the Justice Department during the Reagan and first Bush administrations
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