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1.

Psychic Numbing and Mass Atrocity

In E. Shafir (Ed.), The behavioral foundations of public policy (pp. 126–142). NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013., NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-56,
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Decision Research, Harvard Law School, University of Kentucky - College of Law, New York University School of Law and University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 10,921
2.

Unlawful Killing with Combat Drones: A Case Study of Pakistan, 2004-2009

SHOOTING TO KILL: THE LAW GOVERNING LETHAL FORCE IN CONTEXT, Simon Bronitt, ed., Forthcoming, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-43
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Notre Dame Law School
Downloads 9,635
3.

Contested Universalities of International Law: Islam's Struggle with Modernity

Journal of the History of International Law, Vol. 10 (2008) pp. 259-307
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law
Downloads 9,347
4.

An Introduction to the History of International Human Rights Law

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 346, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 346
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Sep 2007
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 6,672
5.

Self-Defense Targetings of Non-State Actors and Permissibility of U.S. Use of Drones in Pakistan

Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, Vol. 19, No. 2, p. 237, 2010, U of Houston Law Center No. 2009-A-36
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 5,625
6.

Targeted Killing in U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy and Law

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Working Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 4,600
7.

Is There a Relationship between Guns and Freedom? Comparative Results from 59 Nations

Texas Review of Law and Politics, Vol. 13
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Independence Institute, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 3,745
8.

Is Dignity the Foundation of Human Rights?

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-73
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law
Downloads 3,392
9.

The Rights and Responsibilities of Armed Non-State Actors: The Legal Landscape & Issues Surrounding Engagement

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Downloads 3,383
10.

International Law, Dignity, Democracy, and the Arab Spring

46 Cornell International Law Journal 1 (2013), U of Houston Law Center No. 2012-A-3
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 3,346
11.

Human Rights Violations By Multinational Corporations and International Law: Where from Here?

Connecticut Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, pp. 1-57, 2003
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Accepted Paper Series
City University of Hong Kong
Downloads 3,021
12.

'Leading from Behind': The Responsibility to Protect, the Obama Doctrine, and Humanitarian Intervention After Libya

Ethics & International Affairs 25 (2011), 279–285., NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-35,
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,991
13.

Global Data Privacy Laws: 89 Countries, and Accelerating

Privacy Laws & Business International Report, Issue 115, Special Supplement, February 2012, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 98/2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,981
14.

Targeted Killing and Drone Warfare: How We Came to Debate Whether There is a ‘Legal Geography of War’

FUTURE CHALLENGES IN NATIONAL SECURITY AND LAW, Peter Berkowitz, ed., Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2011-16
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 2,970
15.

Who May Be Killed? Anwar al-Awlaki as a Case Study in the International Legal Regulation of Lethal Force

YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN, Vol. 13, M.N. Schmitt et al, eds., 2010, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 189
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas School of Law
Downloads 2,767
16.

Globalization and International Law

MAX PLANCK ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, Oxford University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,602
17.

'One Hell of a Killing Machine': Signature Strikes and International Law

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Amsterdam
Downloads 2,435
18.

Norm Conflicts, International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law

HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW, Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law, Vol. XIX/1, Orna Ben-Naftali ed., Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jan 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nottingham School of Law
Downloads 2,295
19.

Climate Change and Human Rights: Unpacking the Issues

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 38, p. 511, 2010, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 2,277
20.

Targeted Killing and Accountability

102 Georgetown Law Journal 681-794 (2014)
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 07 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Pepperdine University School of Law
Downloads 2,240
21.

Computer Network Attack and the Use of Force in International Law: Thoughts on a Normative Framework

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 37, 1998-99
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law
Downloads 2,206
22.

Secularism and Human Rights: A Contextual Analysis of Headscarves, Religious Expression, and Women's Equality Under International Law

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 May 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Downloads 2,152
23.

Transnational Law

CLPE Research Paper No. 09/2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
King’s College London, Dickson Poon Transnational Law Institute
Downloads 2,141
24.

Human Rights Treaties and Foreign Surveillance: Privacy in the Digital Age

Harvard International Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 01 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nottingham School of Law
Downloads 2,086
25.

The Historical Origins, Convergence and Interrelationship of International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law and Public International Law and Their Application from at Least the Nineteenth Century

Human Rights and International Legal Discourse, Vol. 1, 2007, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Nov 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of South Africa
Downloads 2,059
26.

Fundamental Rights Protection in the EU Post Lisbon Treaty

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Middlesex University - School of Law and Lund University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,042
27.

Law and Ethics for Robot Soldiers

Policy Review, 2012, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 12-313, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-32
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 2,026
28.

Unsettled: A Global Study of Settlements in Occupied Territories

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 16-20
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Downloads 2,018
29.

The Politics of Corporate Social Responsibility: Reflections on the United Nations Human Rights Norms for Corporations

Company and Securities Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 30-42, 2007, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/10
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and The University of Sydney
Downloads 1,914
30.

The Dark Sides of Convergence: A Pro-Civilian Critique of the Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict

U.S. Naval War College International Law Studies (Blue Book) Series, Vol. 86, pp. 349-410, 2010
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2010
Accepted Paper Series
HLS Program on International Law and Armed Conflict
Downloads 1,897
31.

Climate Change and International Human Rights Litigation: A Critical Appraisal

University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 329, University of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 1,887
32.

Drone Attacks Under the Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello: Clearing the 'Fog of Law'

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law
Downloads 1,885
33.

Defining 'Terrorism' to Protect Human Rights

INTERROGATING THE WAR ON TERROR: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVE, D. Staines, ed., pp. 190-210, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, 2007, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/125
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 1,868
34.

Legality vs. Legitimacy: Can Uses of Force be Illegal but Justified?

HUMAN RIGHTS, INTERVENTION, AND THE USE OF FORCE, P. Alston, E. Macdonald, eds., Oxford University Press, 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Australian National University (ANU)
Downloads 1,860
35.

The Law of Cyber-Attack

California Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 4, 2012, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 453, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School, Information Society Project, Yale Law School, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Yale University - Law School, Independent and Independent
Downloads 1,831
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'Unwilling or Unable': Toward an Normative Framework for Extra-Territorial Self-Defense

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 52, No. 3, p. 483, 2012
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 12 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 1,790
37.

Toward a Theory of a Right to Health: Capability and Incompletely Theorized Agreements

Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities, Vol. 18, pp. 273-326, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,787
38.

Transplant Tourism: The Ethics and Regulation of International Markets for Organs

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,774
39.

Predators Over Pakistan

The Weekly Standard, Vol. 15, No. 24, pp. 26-34, March 8, 2010, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 1,722
40.

The Interplay between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law in Situations of Armed Conflict

Israel Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 310-355, 2007, Hebrew University International Law Research Paper No. 14-07
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Nov 2007
Accepted Paper Series
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Downloads 1,716
41.

An Inquiry into the Role of Commissions of Inquiry in International Law: Navigating the Tensions between Fact-Finding and International Law Application

13 Chinese Journal of International Law (2014) 1-30, Grotius Centre Working Paper 2014/031-ICL, Leiden Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Leiden University
Downloads 1,713
42.

Military Necessity and Humanity in International Humanitarian Law: Preserving the Delicate Balance

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 50, No. 4, p. 795, 2010
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 May 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law
Downloads 1,688
43.

Company Responses to Human Rights Reports: An Empirical Analysis

Business and Human Rights Journal, vol. 1, issue 1, pp. 95-110, 2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Maastricht University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,686
44.

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

59 Loy. L. Rev. 861 (2014)
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 21 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Human Rights Watch
Downloads 1,686
45.

EU Law, International Law and Economic Sanctions Against Terrorism: The Judiciary in Distress?

Fordham International Law Journal, Forthcoming, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11/2009
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Sep 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Queen Mary University of London, School of Law and Queen Mary University of London, School of Law
Downloads 1,683
46.

The Ruggie Rules: Applying Human Rights Law to Corporations

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Radu Mares ed., 2012), Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1916664
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Wake Forest University - School of Law
Downloads 1,673
47.

Efficiency in Bello and ad Bellum: Targeted Killing Through Drone Warfare

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 1,658
48.

Law and Ethics for Autonomous Weapon Systems: Why a Ban Won't Work and How the Laws of War Can

Stanford University, The Hoover Institution (Jean Perkins Task Force on National Security and Law Essay Series), 2013, American University, WCL Research Paper 2013-11, Columbia Public Law Research Paper 13-351
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,658
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The Legal Implications of a Repeal of the Human Rights Act 1998 and Withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 May 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Liverpool, University of Edinburgh School of Law, University of York, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, UK, Durham Law School and University of Leicester
Downloads 1,652
50.

Self-Defense Against Terrorists: The Meaning of Armed Attack

The Leiden Policy Recommendations on Counter-Terrorism and International Law, Nico Schrijver and Larissa van den Herik eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012 Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 270
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 1,601