Staff attorney, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, New York City, 1966-1968
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1969-1979
Faculty, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, 1970, 1975-1977, 1993-
Visiting professor, St. Mary`s Law School, 1991-1993
Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague, 1993-1999; president, 1997-1999
Judge, Iran-United States Claim Tribunal, The Hague, 2001-
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