Nicolas Mansfield

Nicolas Mansfield

Director of Legal Programs at the East-West Management Institute

Areas of expertise

Access to Justice  /  Rule of Law  /  International Criminal Justice  /  Civil Society Development  /  International Development Program Management  /  Monitoring and Evaluation

Nicolas Mansfield is Director of Legal Programs at the East-West Management Institute (EWMI). He is responsible for designing and managing rule of law programmes in developing countries, including programmes related to reform of the judiciary and justice sector institutions, access to justice, legal education and the engagement of civil society in rule of law reform.

He previously served as the Former Yugoslavia Regional Director of the American Bar Association Central and East European Law Initiative, where he oversaw post-conflict justice reform programmes in the former Yugoslav states. In his legal career prior to his international development work, Nicolas Mansfield served as Attorney General of the newly independent Republic of Palau and as a prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

Nicolas Mansfield is a graduate of Yale University and University of Michigan Law School.

Taught Courses

16 February 2014. Zalingei: Two police officers enter to the maing building of the prison in Zalingei, Central Darfur, during the visit of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Mashood Adebayo Baderin, as part of his 9-day visi Master in transitional justice - Course

The Rule of Law in Practice

This course considers rule of law work from the perspective of the practitioner, using case studies, procurement documents and project reports to help students understand how rule of law projects are developed and implemented in the field.

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Publications

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Creating a Constitutional Court: Lessons from Kosovo

April 2013

Nicolas Mansfield

East West Management Institute

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Lessons Spurned: Legal Education in the Age of Democracy Promotion

April 2006

Nicolas Mansfield, co-author Mark Dietrich

East West Management Institute

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Civil Rights Litigation in the Balkans: ‘Constitutional Complaints’ and the Macedonian Experience

September 2004

Nicolas Mansfield

The Official Journal of the European Union, 9 J.E. Eur. L. 181

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Judicial Reform Index for Macedonia

May 2002

Nicolas Mansfield

American Bar Association Central and East European Law Initiative

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