International Law

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Not Just a War Theory: American Public Opinion on Ethics in Combat

October 2018

This article assesses American public attitudes toward the just war principles of proportionality, due care and distinction.

Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations

June 2017

Rising powers often seek to reshape the world order, triggering confrontations with those who seek to defend the status quo.

Office of the Director of National Intelligence: From Pariah and Piñata to Managing Partner

June 2017

This is a chapter in the second edition of The National Security Enterprise, a book edited by Roger Z.

Is There a “Modern” Natural Law Theory? Notes on the History of Human Rights

December 2016

Human rights are a complex concept with distinct parts, whose histories are often independent from one another.

Pragmatic Engagement: A National Security Strategy for the Next President

May 2016

The United States is exceptionally secure. No country today presents a clear and imminent security threat in the way that Germany, Japan, or the Soviet Union did in the 20th century.

The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law

December 2011

From Oxford University Press: There is a broad consensus among scholars that the idea of human rights was a product of the Enlightenment but that a self-conscious and broad-based human rights...

A World Court of Human Rights : Consolidated statute and commentary

December 2010

Today a plenitude of legal instruments for the protection of a vast number of human rights exists. Many of these rights have reached almost universal ratification.

Agriculture

December 2009

As the Doha Development Round trade negotiations have stalled, bilateral and regional free trade agreements have become an important alternative.

Human Rights for the 21st Century: Sovereignty, Civil Society, Culture

December 2009

A new moral, ethical, and legal framework is needed for international human rights law.

The United Nations Convention Against Torture: A Commentary

December 2008

Proliferation of International Dispute Settlement Mechanisms: The Threat of Fragmentation vs. the Promise of a More Effective System? - Some Reflections from the Perspective of Investment Arbitration

December 2008

(From the introduction) For more than a decade, international lawyers and international relations scholars have been fascinated by an ever-increasing number of international courts and tribunals....

International Law, Fifth Edition

July 2007

Thoroughly updated to keep pace with the many new developments in international law, the Fifth Edition of this popular casebook covers the core topics, basic doctrines, and a broad range of foreign...

The Use of Force and Contemporary Security Threats: Old Medicine for New Ills?

December 2006

International terrorism carried out by nonstate actors and the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to dangerous states have emerged in recent years as the most significant security threats...

The Obsolescing Bargain Redux: Foreign Investment in the Electric Power Sector in Developing Countries

December 2006

As part of PESD's ongoing research on power sector reform, the program has focused on the special role of independent power projects (IPPs).

Refugee Security and the Organizational Logic of Legal Mandates

July 2006

ABSTRACT: While the refugee protection system is one of international law's most recognizable features, it routinely places massive numbers of refugees in camps in the developing world, where they...

The Shadow of Enlargement: Can the European Neighbourhood Policy Achieve Compliance?

April 2006

This Article conducts a theoretically informed critical analysis of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP).

The Shadow of Enlargement: Can the European Neighbourhood Policy Achieve Compliance?

April 2006

This Article conducts a theoretically informed critical analysis of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP).

Anti-Terrorist Finance in the United Kingdom and the United States

January 2006

This article adopts a two-tiered approach: it provides a detailed, historical account of anti-terrorist finance initiatives in the United Kingdom and United States--two states driving global norms...

Global Democracy?

December 2005

In this Article, we describe an emerging arena of global administration.

Law, Just War, and the International Fight Against Terrorism: Is it War?

December 2005

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The Hole in the Whole: Sovereignty, Shared Sovereignty, and International Law

December 2004

Ideally, a body of law comprises a set of coherent and consistent rules. These rules contribute to the creation of an environment that is predictable, efficacious, and just.

Indirect Expropriations: The Need for a Taxonomy of "Legitimate" Regulatory Purposes

August 2003

The international law rules governing "indirect" expropriations of property reveals a tension between the interest, on one hand, of protecting rights of foreign property owners and investors and,...

Power and Constraint

October 2000

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Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Jamil Jaffer Jamil N. Jaffer Affiliate
Ertharin Cousin Visiting Scholar, FSE Visiting Scholar, FSE
Shavit Matias Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Mira Yoo Visiting Scholar at APARC
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