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James N. Boeving
Adjunct Associate Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023


  • Discovery Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2013


  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, Civil Division, SDNY, 2008-present
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Debra A. Livingston, U.S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2007-2008
  • Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice Honors Program, Civil Rights Division, 2006-2007
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Diana E. Murphy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2005-2006


  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D. 2005
         Editor-in-Chief, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 44
  • University of Arkansas, B.A. 2002, summa cum laude


  • The Right to Be Present Before Military Commissions and Federal Courts:  Protecting National Security in an Age of Classified Information, 30 Harv. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 463 (2007)
  • Half Full…or Completely Empty?: Environmental ATS Claims Post-Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, 18 Geo. Int’l Envtl. L. Rev. 109 (2005)
  • Note, Aggression, International Law and the ICC: An Argument for Withdrawal of Aggression from the Rome Statute, 43 Colum. J. Transnat’l L. 557 (2005)


  • New York State Bar (2006)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit (2006)
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY (2008)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (2009)