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Albert E. (Buzz) Scherr

Professor of Law,
Chair, International Criminal Law and Justice Programs
University of New Hampshire School of Law

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Summary
In Episode 18 of the ACUNS Professional Development Podcast series, Albert “Buzz” Scherr discusses the new online International Criminal Law and Justice Program offered through the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Scherr discusses the advantages and disadvantages of teaching the program online, and looks to dispel what he believes is the stigma attached by skeptics to online degrees. He explains how this program differs from other international law courses in that it focuses on trans-national law as opposed to global international law, and is the first such trans-national law degree to be offered online. The program currently receives applications from a wide range of students who share the overall goal of looking to advance their careers by deepening their understanding of the international system.

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International Criminal Law and Justice Program, University of New Hampshire

About Albert E. (Buzz) Scherr
Albert E. (Buzz) Scherr is Professor of Law, Chair, Faculty Director of the International Criminal Law and Justice Programs and director of Online Learning initiatives at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. He is chair and president of the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union, and he is a member of the ACLU’s national Board of Directors and chair of the board of Patents and Civil Liberties Committee. He is a nationally recognized authority on forensic DNA evidence. He worked in the New Hampshire Public Defender Program as a Managing & Trial attorney for 1982-1988 and an attorney for the Homicide Defenses Unit from 1988-1992. Since 2013 he has been working on the development of the International Criminal Law and Justice Program graduate program, which began in the summer of 2014.

Recorded December 2014