Diane Alferez Desierto

Yale Law School

JSD (2011); LLM (2009)

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

Peking University School of Transnational Law

Assistant Professor

University Town,

Xili, Nanshan District

Shenzhen, Guangdong 518055

China

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Hyper-Presidentialism: Separation of Powers Without Checks and Balances in Argentina and the Philippines

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 418
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 16 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2010
Susan Rose-Ackerman, Diane Alferez Desierto and Natalia Volosin
Yale Law School, Yale Law School and Natalia Volosin & Asociados
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Necessity and Supplementary Means of Interpretation of Non-Precluded Measures in Bilateral Investment Treaties

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
Downloads 337 (61,166)

Abstract:

necessity in international law, treaty interpretation, Article XI of US-Argentina BIT, lex specialis

3.

Investment Treaty Regulation Under the New ASEAN Charter Regime

ASIA RISING: GROWTH AND RESILIENCE IN AN UNCERTAIN GLOBAL ECONOMY (Edward Elgar, 2012)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2012
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
Downloads 322 (65,886)

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ASEAN investment, ACIA, regional investment regulation, ASEAN IGA, ASEAN investment area, regional investment treaties

4.

Development as an International Right: Investment in the New Trade-Based IIAs

Trade Law & Development, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2011
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
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Salini test, international right to development, trade-based investment, contributions to host State economic development

5.

Restriction and Rhetoric: A Critique of the Constitutional Prohibition Against Foreign Ownership in Philippine Mass Media

The Journal of Applied Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
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foreign ownership, mass media ownership, Philippine Constitution

6.

Asean's Constitutionalization of International Law: Challenges to Evolution Under the New ASEAN Charter

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
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Abstract:

ASEAN Charter, Treaty Incorporation, Treaty Compliance, Treaty Interpretation, Constitutionalization

7.

Justiciability of Socio-Economic Rights: Comparative Powers, Roles and Practices in the Philippines and South Africa

Asian-Pacific Law and Policy Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
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justiciability, socio-economic rights, Philippine Supreme Court, South Africa Constitutional Court

8.

Universalizing Core Human Rights in the 'New' Asean: A Reassessment of Culture and Development Justifications Against the Global Rejection of Impunity

Goettingen Journal of International Law, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 77-114, 2009
Number of pages: 227 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
Downloads 162 (135,259)

Abstract:

ASEAN, human rights treaties, right to development, right to culture

9.

Calibrating Human Rights and Investment in Economic Emergencies: Prospects of Treaty and Valuation Defenses

Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, September 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 May 2012
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
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ICESCR, investment treaty standards, compensation, legality clauses, VCLT Article 30 and 31, host State defenses

10.

The Contours of Command Responsibility: Philippine Incorporation and Customary Evolution

Asia-Pacific Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Oct 2009
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
Downloads 132 (149,515)

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command responsibility, extrajudicial killings in the Philippines, international criminal law

11.

Postcolonial International Law Discourses on Regional Developments in South and Southeast Asia

International Journal of Legal Information, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 387-431, Winter 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
Downloads 108 (190,682)
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Abstract:

South Asia and international law, SAARC, Southeast Asia and international law, ASEAN

12.

'A Universalist History of the 1987 Philippine Constitution (I)'

Historia Constitucional/Electronic Journal of Constitucional History, Vol. 10, pp. 383-444, 2009
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 14 Sep 2011
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
Downloads 70 (225,855)

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Philippines, constitutional history, constitutional ideology, universalism

13.

Universalist Constitutionalism in the Philippines: Restricting Executive Particularism in the Form of Executive Privilege

Verfassung und Recht in Ubersee/Journal of Law and Politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 80-105, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
Downloads 62 (254,203)

Abstract:

doctrine of executive privilege, Philippine Constitution, Philippine Supreme Court, universalism

14.

Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Cross-Border Transactions

Northeast Asia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Diane Alferez Desierto
Yale Law School
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Abstract:

dispute resolution, cross-border transactions, arbitration, mediation, mini-trials