Emma Hynes Brandon

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Other affiliations Faculty of Law (Student)


Emma Brandon is a Doctoral Research Fellow at PluriCourts. Her research interests include international criminal law, international human rights law, and international humanitarian law. 

Emma holds a Juris Doctor degree (JD) from the American University Washington College of Law (2014-2017) and a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) in International Relations and Political Science from Boston University (2009-2013). Emma has previously held positions at the International Criminal Court and the Public International Law and Policy Group.

Current Research

Emma is working on an interdisciplinary research project evaluating the process by which states give, modify, and terminate their consent to the jurisdiction of international tribunals as well as completing her doctoral thesis on the legal obligations that states have to the international criminal and human rights tribunals if they have signed but not yet ratified the treaties that establish the jurisdiction of these tribunals.

She is writing under the supervision of Professor Freya Baetens. 

Tags: Criminal law, Human Rights, authority


  • Brandon, Emma Hynes (2019). Holding Signatories to Account: Applying interim obligations under Article 18 of the VCLT to states in the process of ratifying the Rome Statute.
  • Brandon, Emma Hynes (2019). Obligations under the Convention against Torture and State Cooperation with the International Criminal Court and the Regional Human Rights Tribunals.
Published Sep. 4, 2018 12:02 PM - Last modified Sep. 17, 2018 3:19 PM