She also holds prominent roles as an independent expert on the U.N. Human Rights Committee, as co-coordinating reporter of the American Law Institute’s project on the Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States, and as the U.S. member on the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe.
Sarah Cleveland has testified before Congress on matters ranging from U.S. terrorism detention policy to the relevance of international law in constitutional interpretation, and has provided evidence to the U.K. Parliament. She continues to serves as an adviser to the State Department. She has written widely on issues of international law, human rights, and U.S. foreign relations law. Of her many publications, she is a co-author of Louis Henkin’s Human Rights casebook.