Tim Stephens

The University of Sydney Law School

New Law Building, F10

The University of Sydney

Sydney, NSW 2006

Australia

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“  I'm currently working on the implications of the Anthropocene for the norms and institutions of international law.  ”

Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

The International Law of the Sea

THE INTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE SEA, Hart Publishing: Oxford, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/02
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jan 2011
Donald R. Rothwell and Tim Stephens
ANU College of Law and The University of Sydney Law School
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international law of the sea, public international law, maritime law, marine resources

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Kyoto is Dead, Long Live Kyoto! A New Era for International Climate Change Law

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/45
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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Climate change, climate change law, Kyoto Protocol

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Multiple International Courts and the 'Fragmentation' of International Environmental Law

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/14, Australian Year Book of International Law, Vol. 25, pp. 227-271, 2006
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Mar 2007
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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International environmental law, dispute settlement, international courts, 'fragmentation' of international law

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The Collateral Damage from China's 'Great Wall of Sand' – The Environmental Dimensions of the South China Sea Case

Australian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 34, pp. 41-52, 2017, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/06
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2017
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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South China Sea, international law, law of the sea, international environmental law

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International Criminal Law and the Response to International Terrorism

UNSW Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. pp. 454-481, 2004, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/72
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 453 (61,864)
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terrorism, public international law, international criminal law

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The Regulation of Southern Ocean Whaling: What Role for the Antarctic Treaty System?

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/20
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2013
Donald R. Rothwell and Tim Stephens
ANU College of Law and The University of Sydney Law School
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Public international law, Antarctica and Southern Ocean, regulation of whaling, Antarctic Treaty System, protection of the Antarctic environment

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Law and the Mekong River Basin: A Social-Legal Research Agenda on the Role of Hard and Soft Law in Regulating Transboundary Water Resources

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 154-174, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/97
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
University of New South Wales, Faculty of Law, The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney, The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Sydney Law School, Environmental Law
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international law, water, Mekong River, transboundary water resources, law and society, governance, environmental law and policy

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Introduction in 'Antarctic in International Law'

ANTARCTIC IN INTERNATIONAL LAW, B. Saul & T. Stephens, eds., Hart Publishing, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/24
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Ben Saul and Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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Antarctica, Antarctic Treaty, Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, continental shelf, sovereignty

9.

Re-Imagining International Water Law?

Maryland Law Review Endnotes, Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/47
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Aug 2011
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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public international law, international water law, climate change, international rivers

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Adapting to Climate Change in Marine and Coastal Areas: The International Legal Perspective

Research Handbook on Climate Adaptation Law, J Verschuuren, ed., Edward Elgar: UK, 2013, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/01
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Jan 2013
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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International law, climate change, marine environment, coastal areas, climate change adaptation

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A Slow Burn: The Emergence of Climate Change Law in Australia

WATER, WIND, ART AND DEBATE: HOW ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS IMPACT ON DISCIPLINARY RESEARCH, Gavin Birch, ed., pp. 1-22, Sydney University Press, 2007, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/43
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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Climate change, Australia, climate change law, environmental law

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Australia's Extended Continental Shelf: What Implications for Antarctica?

Public Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 9-16, 2009, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/140
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Dec 2010
Alan D. Hemmings and Tim Stephens
Gateway Antarctica Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research, University of Canterbury and The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 235 (128,573)
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Antarctica, law of the sea, continental shelf

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Ocean Acidification: A Litmus Test for International Law

Carbon and Climate Law Review, No. 3, pp. 459-471, 2009, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/139
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Dec 2010
Rachel Baird, Meredith Simons and Tim Stephens
University of Southern Queensland - School of Law, The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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international law, law of the sea, climate change, ocean acidification

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International Courts and Climate Change: ‘Progression’, ‘Regression’ and ‘Administration’

REVELLING IN THE WILDS OF CLIMATE CHANGE LAW, Rosemary Lyster, ed., Australian Academic Press: Brisbane, Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09-115
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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International law of climate change, environmental dispute settlement, Kyoto Protocol, compliance procedure

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Ocean Acidification

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON INTERNATIONAL MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, R. Rayfuse, ed., Edward Elgar, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/72
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2016
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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International law, ocean acidification, climate change, oceans governance

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Disasters, International Environmental Law and the Anthropocene

Research Handbook on Disasters and International Law, S. Breau and K.L.H. Samuel, eds, Edward Elgar, UK, 2016, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/93
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2016
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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International environmental law, disaster law, international law and the Anthropocene

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Fisheries-Led Development in the South Pacific: Charting a 'Pacific Way' to a Sustainable Future

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/32
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Oct 2006
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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marine policy, South Pacific, fisheries, sustainable development, discourse theory

18.

Australian Cases Before International Courts and Tribunals Involving Questions of Public International Law 2007

Australian Year Book of International Law, Vol. 28, pp. 255-282, 2009, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/95
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Oct 2010
The University of Sydney Law School, University of Sydney - Faculty of Law, The University of Sydney Law School and Independent
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public international law, Australia, dispute settlement, human rights, WTO

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After the Storm: The Whaling in the Antarctic Case and the Australian Whale Sanctuary

Environmental and Planning Law Journal, Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 459-469, 2014, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/102
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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Public International Law, Whale Conservation, Scientific Whaling, Australian Whale Sanctuary

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Storm Warnings: Twenty-First Century Challenges for the Law of the Sea

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/21
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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International law, law of the sea, international environmental law, climate change, sea level rise, ocean acidification

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Sustainability Discourses in International Courts: What Place for Global Justice?

GLOBAL JUSTICE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, pp. 39-56, D. French, ed., 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/146
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Dec 2010
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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international law, international courts and tribunals, sustainable development, international environmental law

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A Model Litigant? Australia's Record in Transboundary Environmental Litigation

TRANSBOUNDARY ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE: INLAND, COASTAL AND MARINE PERSPECTIVES, R. Warner and S. Marsden, eds., Ashgate: Franham, Surrey, UK, 2012 Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/54
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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international law, environmental law, dispute settlement, Australia

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Reconciling Regional and Global Dispensations: The Implications of Subantarctic Extended Continental Shelf Penetration of the Antarctic Treaty Area

New Zealand Yearbook of International Law, 2009, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/68
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Alan D. Hemmings and Tim Stephens
Gateway Antarctica Centre for Antarctic Studies and Research, University of Canterbury and The University of Sydney Law School
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public international law, Antarctica, law of the sea, extended continental shelf, Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf

24.

Customary Tenure in Papua New Guinea: Vehicle or Roadblock for Development?

Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 08/90
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2008
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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land law, customary tenure, South Pacific law

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The Continental Shelf

AUSTRALIAN COASTAL AND MARINE LAW, Rachel Baird, Donald R. Rothwell, eds., Federation Press: Sydney, 2011, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/43
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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K10, K30, K33

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The Antarctic Treaty System and the Anthropocene

The Polar Journal, Vol 8. No. 1, 2018 Forthcoming , Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/22
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2018
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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Antarctica, Antarctic Treaty System, Anthropocene, international regimes

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Review Essay: Bowling for Paranoid Nationalism: A Review of Michael Moore's Film, 'Bowling for Columbine' after Reading Ghassan Hage's Book, 'Against Paranoid Nationalism'

Current Issues in Criminal Justice, Vol. 14, No 3, pp. 324-327, March 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Aug 2008
Katherine Biber and Tim Stephens
University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law and The University of Sydney Law School
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Bowling for Columbine, nationalism, Michael Moore, Ghassan Hage

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Not Yet Out of the Woods: Australia's Attempt to Regulate Illegal Timber Imports and World Trade Organisation Obligations

Australian International Law Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 143-160, 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 13/04
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 May 2013
Ben Saul and Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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illegal timber, international environmental law, World Trade Organisation, international trade law, Australia

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Introduction: Warming to a Global Challenge

CLIMATE CHANGE AND AUSTRALIA: WARMING TO THE CHALLENGE, B. Saul, S. Sherwood, J. McAdam, T. Stephens and J. Slezak, Federation Press, 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 14/10
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
The University of Sydney Law School, The University of Sydney Law School, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Harvard University
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Climate change, climate change sceptics, forced migration, climate wars, conflict and security, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, international law, international environmental law, climate science, Kyoto Protocol, Copenhagen climate conference

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Responsive Antarctic Law-Making in the Asian Century

The Yearbook of Polar Law, Vol. 7, pp. 55-82, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 15/80
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2015
Ben Saul and Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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Antarctic Treaty, Governance, Asian states

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What is the Point of International Environmental Law Scholarship in the Anthropocene?

'What is the Point of International Environmental Law Scholarship in the Anthropocene?' in Pedersen, O.W. (ed.), "Perspectives on Environmental Law Scholarship: Essays on Purpose, Shape and Direction", Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK (2018): 121-139., Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 19/25
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 May 2019
Tim Stephens
The University of Sydney Law School
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Antarctica, Anthropocene, international law, Antarctic Treaty System, international environmental law, polar regions, climate change, Earth System Governance, Earth System Science