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Thomas Nachbar

Professor Nachbar

Professor Thomas Nachbar is a member of the University of Virginia Law Faculty and a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, where he served as a member of the law review prior to graduating and clerking for Judge Frank H. Esterbrook of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.  A reserve Army JAG officer assigned to the International and Operational Law Division of the Office of the Judge Advocate General, he is an expert on information technology and intellectual property. He has also done landmark work on detention law and policy in the struggle against terror, and on the role of legal institutions in counterinsurgency and stability operations.  He was a principal editor and contributor for the first three editions of The Rule of Law Handbook: A Practitioners’ Guide (2007-2009). Additional information.