Scott Johnson

Adjunct Professor of Law / Senior Trial Lawyer/Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Alternate Public Defender's Office

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B.A., History, Kenyon College, 1990
Certificate in Public International Law, Hague Academy of International Law, 1995
J.D., cum laude, Criminal Law Concentration, State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law, 1997

Scott T. Johnson is a criminal defense attorney and a civil and international human rights activist.  He has taught at law schools in Los Angeles, published articles, and spoken in the U.S. and Europe about the rights of the accused in both domestic and international criminal law contexts.  He is a member of bars of New York and California (state and federal courts) as well as various international criminal tribunals including the International Criminal Court as well as the U.S. Department of Defense Military Commissions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.