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Ilya Rudyak is the Arlin M. & Neysa Adams Postdoctoral Fellow at the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. A lawyer by training, after serving in recent years as Director of Research at the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL) and as Legislative Director of a comprehensive criminal code reform project in Delaware, Ilya is rejoining CERL as Senior Fellow. Ilya’s primary scholarly interests are in criminal law and international humanitarian law (IHL). Informed by his background in social science and Holocaust education, his work also draws on empirical methods and tackles normative questions. In his publications, he has addressed criminal doctrine, codification practices, distributive principles, and methodological innovations. His current research builds on this work and focuses on developing criminal law theory and bringing it to bear on areas as diverse as IHL, normative philosophy, and domestic policing

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