• About PILPG

    The Public International Law & Policy Group is a global pro bono law firm providing free legal assistance to states and governments involved in peace negotiations, drafting post-conflict constitutions, and prosecuting war criminals. To facilitate the utilization of this legal assistance, PILPG also provides policy formulation advice and training on matters related to conflict resolution.
  • Updates

    PILPG Featured in Special Journal Issue

    Utrecht Journal of International and European Law released a special issue celebrating PILPG's contributions to the field of public international law over the last 20 years. The issue contains scholarly analysis related to the wide variety of work PILPG has done to "lawyer peace" around the world.

  • Human Rights Documentation

    PILPG's Handbook on Civil Society Documentation of Serious Human Rights Violations and accompanying Field Guide are now available online. Visit the Human Rights Documentation Toolkit for more documentation resources.

  • Chautauqua Blueprint: A Tribunal for Syrian Atrocities

    PILPG President Paul Williams and Managing Director Michael Scharf served on a Blue Ribbon Committee which has prepared a discussion draft for a Tribunal to Prosecute Syrian Atrocities, an initiative that has received a great deal of international press attention. The discussion draft is available in both English and Arabic.

  • PILPG Co-Founder, Michael Scharf, was appointed Co-Dean of Case Western Reserve University School of Law. See the full article here

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