Quinnipiac University
G. Alex Sinha is an assistant professor of law at the Quinnipiac University School of Law who teaches Property, International Law, Jurisprudence, and National Security Law.

Immediately prior to joining the law school, he practiced law as a litigation associate in the New York office of Arnold & Porter. He also clerked for the Honorable Carol Bagley Amon, during her tenure as Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Additionally, Sinha served as the Aryeh Neier Fellow at Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union, where he researched, litigated and otherwise advocated on issues related to NSA surveillance and the CIA's torture program.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Sinha earned a Ph.D. in philosophy, specializing in normative ethical theory, bioethics and philosophy of law. He has written on a variety of topics in law and philosophy, including human rights law, humanitarian law, law and technology, national security, privacy, property, and virtue ethics.

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  • JD, New York University
  • PHD, University of Toronto Faculty of Arts &amp
  • Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Human Rights
  • International Law
  • Law and Philosophy
  • National Security Law
  • Property Law


  • Law

Office Location

  • School of Law and Education

Mail Drop

  • LW-FAC

Selected Publications

Virtuous Law-Breaking

G. Alex Sinha

Wash. U. Juris. Rev. (forthcoming 2021))

Euphemism & Jus Cogens

G. Alex Sinha

Nw. J. Hum. Rts. (forthcoming 2020))

The Cynical Successes of the Guantánamo Bay Military Commissions

G. Alex Sinha

34 Notre Dame J.L. Ethics & Pub. Pol’y 1 (2020)

Lies, Gaslighting and Propaganda

G. Alex Sinha

68 Buff. L. Rev. 1037 (2020)

A Real-Property Model of Privacy

G. Alex Sinha

68 DePaul L. Rev. 567 (2019)

NSA Surveillance since 9/11 and the Human Right to Privacy

G. Alex Sinha

59 LOY. L. REV. 861 (2013)

Child Soldiers as Super-privileged Combatants

G. Alex Sinha

17 INT'L J. OF HUMAN RIGHTS 584 (2013)

Modernizing the Virtue of Humility

G. Alex Sinha

90 AUSTRALASIAN J. PHIL. 259 (2012)