GW Law Faculty Publications
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(With Benjamin Teich.) Jurisprudence and Persuasion: “You Can't Argue Like That" A Case-Based Approach (2018).
(With Hoffman, Paul, and Christopher N. Camponovo.) International Human Rights Lawyering: Cases and Materials. St. Paul : West, 2009.
Includes Documents Supplement, published in 2009.
International Civil Litigation: Cases and Materials on the Rise of Intermestic Law. Newark, NJ: LexisNexis, 2002.
(with Antony D'Amato). The Alien Tort Claims Act: An Analytical Anthology. Ardsley, NY: Transnational, 1999.
International Law and Self-Determination. Washington, DC: Atlantic Council of the United States, 1994.
LAW REVIEW ARTICLES & CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
"Determining Which Human Rights Claims 'Touch and Concern' the United States: Justice Kennedy's Filartiga," 89 Notre Dame Law Review 1695-1717 (2014).
"Weapons and the Human Rights Responsibilities of Multinational Corporations," in Weapons Under International Human Rights Law, p. 507-541. Ed. by Stuart Casey-Maslen. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.
"Kiobel and the Multiple Futures of Corporate Liability for Human Rights Violations," 28 Maryland Journal of International Law 1-27 (2013).
"Kiobel and the Weakening of Precedent: A Long Walk for a Short Drink," 107 American Journal of International Law 841-845 (2013)
"Non-State Actors and the Alien Tort Claims Act," in Foreign Affairs Litigation in United States Courts, p. 89-98. Ed. by John Norton Moore. Leiden, The Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff Pub., 2013.
"Soft Law, Hard Markets: Competitive Self-Interest and the Emergence of Human Rights Responsibilities for Multinational Corporations," 33 Brooklyn Journal of International Law 933-953 (2008).
"The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976," in Max Plank Encyclopedia of Public International Law. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Available at http://opil.ouplaw.com/view/10.1093/law:epil/9780199231690/law-9780199231690-e803?prd=EPIL.
"The International Court of Justice," in 3 Encyclopedia of Human Rights, p. 103-112. Edited by David P. Forsythe. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
"The Traffic Light Theory of Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain,"" 2007 Proceedings of the American Society of International Law 272-275.
"Corporate Responsibility and the International Law of Human Rights: The New Lex Mercatoria." in Non-State Actors and Human Rights, edited by Philip Alston. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
"Laying One Bankrupt Critique to Rest: Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain and the Future of International Human Rights Litigation in the Courts of the United States." 57 Vanderbilt Law Review 2241-2301 (2004).
"International Humanitarian Law in the Courts of the United States: Yamashita, Filartiga, and 911." 36 George Washington International Law Review 1-46 (2004).
"The Alien Tort Claims Act: Theoretical and Historical Foundations of the Alien Tort Claims Act and its Discontents: A Reality Check." (Symposium: The Alien Tort Claims Act.) 16 St. Thomas Law Review 585-605 (2004).
"The Role of Domestic Courts in Enforcing International Human Rights Law." in Guide to International Human Rights Practice, 267-289, edited by Hurst Hannum. Ardsley, NY: Transnational, 2004.
(With Blum, Jeffrey M.). "Federal Jurisdiction over International Human Rights Claims: The Alien Tort Claims Act after Filartiga v. Pena-irala." in The Alien Tort Claims Act: An Analytical Anthology 49-104, edited by Ralph G. Steinhardt & Anthony D'Amato. Ardsley, NY: Transnational, 1999.
"The Internationalization of Domestic Law." in The Alien Tort Claims Act: An Analytical Anthology, 3-46, edited by Ralph G. Steinhardt & Anthony D'Amato. Ardsley, NY: Transnational, 1999.
(with Ramasastry, Anita, Michael Hausfield, Martin Mendelsohn and Edwaard Fagan). "The Lawyers Speak: Actions Taken Against Swiss Banks and European Insurance Companies in United States Courts." 20 Whittier Law Review 47-59 (1998).
"Foreword: Helms-Burton and the Virtues of a Good Course in Pathology." 30 George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics 201-205 (1996-97).
"International Law and the Interpretation of Domestic Statutes." 13 American Civil Liberties Union International Civil Liberties Report 4 (1997).
"The Potsdam Accord-Ex Nihhilo Nihil Fit?" 72 Die Fridens-Warte 29 (1997).
"Protecting Democracy Against Itself: Three Hard Cases." 14 The Irish Law Times and Solicitors' Journal 162-166 (1996).
"Taking International Law Seriously." University Lecture Series. University of Limerick, Limerick Ireland, 1996.
"The Role of the Judiciary in Liberal Democracies." 28 Irish Law Journal 3 (1996).
"Fulfilling the Promise of Filartiga: Litigating Human Rights Claims against the Estate of Ferdinand Marcos." 20 Yale Journal of International Law 65-103 (1995).
"Outer Space." in 2 United Nations Legal Order 753-787. Edited by Oscar Schachter and Christopher C. Joyner. Cambridge: Grotius Publications, 1995.
Reprinted in United Nations and International Law 336-361, edited by Christopher C. Joyner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.
"Kidnapping Foreign Criminal Suspects." (Panel Discussion). 15 Whittier Law Review 419-443 (1994).
"Human Rights Litigation and the 'One Voice' Orthodoxy in Foreign Affairs." in World Justice? U.S. Courts and International Human Rights, edited by Mark Gibney. Denver: Westview Press, 1991.
"The Privatization of Public International Law." 25 George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics 523-553 (1991).
(with Guy S. Goodwin-Gill & Susan Timberlake). "Canas-Sergovia v. United States Immigration and Naturalization Service: Brief Amicus Curiae of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees." 2 International Journal of Refugee Law 390 (1990).
"Recent Developments in the Soering Litigation in the U.S." 11 Human Rights Law Journal 453 (1990).
"The Role of International Law as a Canon of Domestic Statutory Construction." 43 Vanderbilt Law Review 1103-1197 (1990).
"The Role of International Law in Human Rights Litigation in the United States." (Panel Discussion). 1988 Proceedings of the Annual Meeting - American Society of International Law 456-478 (1988).
"The United Nations and Refugees: 1945-1988." in Human Rights, the United Nations and Amnesty International. Amnesty International, 1988.
(with Barron, Jerome A., Myres S. McDougal, Theodore J. St. Antoine and Donald P. Rothschild). "A Tribute to Professors W. Thomas Mallison and Leroy S. Merrifield." 55 George Washington Law Review 179-201 (1987).
"Strategic Reliance on International Human Rights Law in Domestic Litigation: Current Developments." 34 Federal Bar News & Journal 389-392 (1987).
(with Fisher, Bart S.). "Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974: Protection for U.S. Exporters of Goods, Services, and Capital." 14 Law and Policy in International Business 569-690 (1983).
"The Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination." in Testimonial Privileges, Edited by Scott N. Stone and Ronald S. Liebman. Colorado Springs: Shepard's/McGraw-Hill, 1983.
(with Blum, Jeffrey M. "Federal Jurisdiction Over International Human Rights Claims: the Alien Tort Claims Act after Filartiga v. Pena-Irala." 22 Harvard International Law Journal 53-113 (1981).
"International Shipping: Construction Subsidies - Alaska Bulk Carriers, Inc. v. Kreps." 20 Harvard International Law Journal 417-425 (1979).
Review of The Treatment of Prisoners Under International Law, by Nigel S. Rodley, 98 American Journal of International Law 387-390 (2004).
Review of International Human Rights Litigation in U.S. Courts, by Beth Stevens and Michael Ratner. 91 American Journal of International Law 755-757 (1997).
"State Criminality and the 'New' World Order." Review of International Crimes of State: A Critical Analysis of the ILC's Draft Article 19 on State Responsibility, edited by Joseph H.H., Weiler, et al. 2 Criminal Law Forum 607-619 (1997).
Review of European Administrative Law, by Jurgen Schwarze. 28 George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics 225-241 (1995).
Review of Modern Law of Self-Determination, edited by Christian Tomuschat; Nation Against State: A New Approach to Ethnic Conflicts and the Decline of Sovereignty, by Gidon Gottlieb; and Minorities at Risk: A Global View of Ethnopolitical Conflicts, by Tedd Robert Gurr. 88 American Journal of International Law 831-837 (1994).
"Believers Inside the Tent: Ronald Dworkin's Evangelism and Law's Empire." Review of Law's Empire, by Ronald Dworkin. 56 George Washington Law Review 431-460 (1988).
(With Brenner, Arin Melissa.) Supplemental Brief for Esther Kiobel et al. as Amici Curiae International Law Scholars Supporting Petitioners, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. (Sup. Ct. No. 10-1491, filed June 13, 2012).
Available at: http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/publications/supreme_court_preview/briefs/10-1491_petitioneramcuintllawscholars.authcheckdam.pdf.
(With Brenner, Arin Melissa.) Brief for Esther Kiobel et al. as Amici Curiae International Law Scholars Supporting Petitioners, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. (Sup. Ct. No. 10-1491, filed Dec. 21, 2011).
Available at: http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/publications/supreme_court_preview/briefs/10-1491_petitioner_amcu_law_scholars.authcheckdam.pdf.
"H.R. 5913: Protecting Americans from Unsafe Foreign Products Act: Hearing Before the H. Subcom. On Com. and Admin. L. of the H. Comm. On the Judiciary," 110 Cong. 40, 42 and 74 (2008) (oral testimony, prepared statement and responses to post-hearing questions of Ralph G. Steinhardt).
"Beyond Our Legal Borders." 29 Legal Times, no. 36, p. 39-40 (Sept. 4, 2006).
"Statement of Ralph G. Steinhardt, Professor of Law, Before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives." (Commentary on Alvarez-Machain. 4 Criminal Law Forum 135-154 (1993).
"Varieties of Discretion and the Future of Asylum in the United States." (1988) Proceedings of the American Society of International Law (1991).
"The Legality and Illegality of the Haitian Interdiction Program." Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees, and International Law of the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives. (1989).