Matheson, Michael J.

GW Law Faculty Publications

June 08, 2018

BOOKS

International Civil Tribunals and Armed Conflict. Martinus Nijhoff, 2012.
    Reviewed in 106 American Journal of International Law 896 (2012).

(With Momtaz, Djamchid.)  Rules and Institutions of International Humanitarian Law Put to the Test of Recent Armed Conflicts. The Hague:  Martinus Nijhoff, 2008.

Council Unbound: The Growth of UN Decision Making on Conflict and Postconflict Issues after the Cold War.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Institute of Peace, 2006.
    Reviewed in 101 American Journal of International Law 685 (2007).

LAW REVIEW ARTICLES & CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

"Symposium on the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda", 110 American Journal of International Law 171 (2012).

“The Damage Awards of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission”, 9 The Law and Practice of International Tribunals 1 (2010).

“The Bush (41st) Administration,” in Shaping Foreign Policy in Times of Crisis: The Role of International Law and the State Department Legal Adviser. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2010.

“Security Concerns of the United States,” in The Oceans in a Nuclear Age. The Hague:  Martinus Nijhoff, 2010.

“The Fifty-eighth Session of the International Law Commission”, 101 American Journal of International Law 407 (2007).

“The Amendment of the War Crimes Act”, 101 American Journal of International Law 48 (2007).

“The Fifty-seventh Session of the International Law Commission”, 100 American Journal of International Law 416 (2006).

“The Fifty-sixth Session of the International Law Commission”, 99 American Journal of International Law 211 (2005).

“U.S. Security Assistance and Related Programs”, in Moore & Turner, National Security Law. Durham:  Carolina Academic Press, 2005.

“The Fifty-fifth Session of the International Law Commission”, 98 American Journal of International Law 317 (2004).

“Practical Aspects of the Agent’s Role in Cases before the International Court”, 2002 The Law and Practice of International Tribunals 467.

“U.S. Military Commissions”, 96 American Journal of International Law 354 (2002).

“United Nations Governance of Postconflict Societies”, 95 American Journal of International Law 35 (2001).
     Reprinted in Post-Conflict Justice (Bassiouni, ed.).

“The Opinions of the International Court of Justice on the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons”, 91 American Journal of International Law 417 (1997).

“The ICJ Opinions on Nuclear Weapons”, 7 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 353 (1997).

“The Revision of the Mines Protocol”, 91 American Journal of International Law 158 (1997).

“Arms Sales and Economic Assistance”, in Moore, Tipson & Turner, National Security Law (1990).

BOOK REVIEWS

Review of The Making of International Criminal Justice, by Theodor Meron. 106 American Journal of International Law 694 (2012).

Review of The International Law of Belligerent Occupation, by Yoram Dinstein. 104 American Journal of International Law 701 (2010).

Review of The International Struggle over Iraq, by David Malone. 102 American Journal of International Law 687 (2008).

Review of The Law of Internal Armed Conflict, by Lindsay Moir. 97 American Journal of International Law 19 (2003).

Review of Military-Civilian Interactions: Intervening in Humanitarian Crises, by Thomas Weiss, 93 American Journal of International Law 980 (1999).

TESTIMONY AT CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS

“Iraq’s Status Under Chapter VII Decisions of the UN Security Council”, House Foreign Affairs Committee, September 17, 2009.

“Renewing the United Nations Mandate for Iraq”, House Foreign Affairs Committee, November 19, 2008.

“Possible Extension of the UN Mandate for Iraq: Options”, House Foreign Affairs Committee, July 23, 2008.

“Negotiating a Long Term Relationship with Iraq”, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, April 10, 2008.

“Status of Forces Agreements and UN Mandates”, House Foreign Affairs Committee, February 20, 2008.

“The Proposed Agreement on the Future U.S. Presence in Iraq”, House Foreign Affairs Committee, February 8, 2008.

“U.S. Security Commitments to Iraq”, House Foreign Affairs Committee, January 23, 2008.

“Ratification of the Amended Protocol on Landmines”, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, October & February 1997.

“Sale of Iranian Arms to Bosnia”, Senate Committee on Intelligence, September 5, 1996.

“The War Crimes Act of 1995”, House Judiciary Committee, June 12, 1996.

“The Ratification of the Convention on Conventional Weapons”, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, March 7, 1995.

“Iraq Claims Legislation”, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, September 1994.

“War Crimes Legislation”, House Judiciary Committee, August 1994. “The Iraq Claims Act of 1993”, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, October 13, 1993.

“The Pressler Amendment: Licensing of Arms Exports Pursuant to Private Sales”, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, July 30, 1992.

“Ratification of the INF [Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces] Treaty”, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, March 1988.

“NATO Defense and the INF Treaty”, February 1988.

“Legal Aspects of the Proposed Agreement Between the U.S. and China Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy”, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, October 1985.

“Mercenary Training Camps”, Senate Judiciary Committee, October 2, 1985.

”Iran Claims Legislation”, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, May 20, 1985.

“Legislation on Governments That Support International Terrorism”, Senate Appropriations Committee, November 27, 1984.

“The Iran Claims Act”, House Foreign Affairs Committee, June 16, 1983.

“Use of Chemical Weapons”, House Foreign Affairs Committee, March 1982.

ARGUMENTS BEFORE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE

Oil Platforms (Iran v. United States), February-March 2003, September 1996.

LaGrand (Germany v. United States), November 2000.

Legality of Use of Force (Yugoslavia v. United States), May 1999.

Consular Relations (Paraguay v. United States), April 1998.

Lockerbie (Libya v. United States), October 1997. Nuclear Weapons (Advisory Opinion), November 1995. ELSI (United States v. Libya), February-March 1989.

OTHER PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Medellin v. Texas: Presidential Power and International Tribunals”, 6 Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 129 (2008).

“Continuity and Change in the Law of War” 38 George Washington International Law Rev. 543 (2006).

“The United States and International Organizations”, Proceedings of the 7th Hague Joint Conference on International Institutional Reform (2005).

“An Exchange with Former Legal Advisers of the U.S. Department of State”, Proceedings of the 98th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (2004).

“Judicial Review in International Organizations”, 36 George Washington International Law Rev. 615 (2004).

“Humanitarian Intervention”, Proceedings of the 94th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (2000).

“The Twelfth Waldemar A. Solf Lecture in International Law”, 161 Military Law Review 181 (1999).

“Legal Authority for the Possible Use of Force Against Iraq”, Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (1998).

“Internal Conflicts”, 3 ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law 523 (1997).

“The Nuclear Weapons Cases in the International Court of Justice”, Proceedings of the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (1997).

“Arms Control Dispute Settlement”, Proceedings of the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (1990).

“A Discussion of Protocol II to the Geneva Conventions of 1949”, Proceedings of the 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (1988).

“The United States Position on the Relation of Customary International Law to the 1977 Protocols Additional to the 1949 Geneva Conventions”, 2 American University Journal of International Law & Policy 419 (1987).

“Challenges to International Law: The Role of the Reagan Administration”, 9 George Mason Law Review 21 (1986).

“The Responsibility for Training Foreign Military Personnel in the Laws of War”, Proceedings of the 78th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (1984).

“Practical Considerations for the Development of Legal Standards for Intervention”, 13 Georgia. Journal of International & Comparative Law 205 (1983).

“Proposals on Conventional Weapons Limitations”, Proceedings of the 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (1979).

“Should Weapons of Dubious Legality be Developed?”, Proceedings of the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (1978).

OTHER

“Introductory Note to Eritrea’s and Ethiopia’s Damage Claims”, 49 International Legal Materials 101 (2010).

Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission: Damage Awards”, Insights:  American Society of International Law, Sept. 4, 2009, https://www.asil.org/insights/volume/13/issue/13/eritrea-ethiopia-claims-commission-damage-awards.

“Filling the Gaps in the Conventional Weapons Convention”, 31 Arms Control Today 12 (2001).

“John H. McNeill”, 91 American Journal of International Law 88 (1997).

“New Landmine Protocol”, 26 Arms Control Today 9 (1996).