Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf

University of Maryland School of Law

Professor of Law

500 W. Baltimore Street,

Baltimore, MD 21201

United States

http://https://www.law.umaryland.edu/Directory/profile.asp?id=1216#tab-2

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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2,251

SSRN CITATIONS

1

CROSSREF CITATIONS

3

Ideas:
“  My work focuses on remedying the accountability and responsibility gaps that exist in international law. My current research agenda analyzes the disproportionate distribution of highly-infectious diseases and the role of law in facilitating this result.  ”

Scholarly Papers (9)

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Responsibility for Epidemics

Texas Law Review, Vol. 97, 2018-2019
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf
University of Maryland School of Law
Downloads 441 (70,996)

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Public International Law, Global Public Health, Global Responsibility, Epidemic Diseases, International Environmental Law, Human Rights Law, Culpability, Capacity, Need, Socio-Economic Rights, Common but Differentiated Responsibility, International Health Regulations

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Regional Approach to Transitional Justice? Examining the Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for Liberia

Florida Journal of International Law, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 09 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf
University of Maryland School of Law
Downloads 322 (101,832)

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Regionalism, Regime Complexes and the Crisis in International Criminal Justice

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 54, No. 699, 2016
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 15 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2016
Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf
University of Maryland School of Law
Downloads 304 (108,382)
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International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, International Humanitrian Law, Courts & Tribunals, International Institutions, Law & Society, Criminal Law & Procedure, Regional Organizations, Legitimacy, Regionalism, Regime Complex, International Relations

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Beyond Truth & Punishment in Transitional Justice

Virginia Journal of International Law, 2014
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 16 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2014
Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf
University of Maryland School of Law
Downloads 301 (109,573)

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International Law, International Human Rights Law, Transitional Justice, Criminal Law & Theory, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Courts & Tribunals, Remedies

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Ebola Does Not Fall from the Sky: Structural Violence & International Responsibility

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 51, No. 3, 2018
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 07 May 2018
Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf
University of Maryland School of Law
Downloads 288 (114,879)

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public international law, international human rights law, international responsibility, international organizations, infectious diseases, structural violence, global public health law, post-conflict peacebuilding, third world approaches to international law, public health crises, causation

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The African Justice Cascade and the Malabo Protocol

International Law Journal of Transitional Law, Vol. 11, March 2017
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2017
Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf
University of Maryland School of Law
Downloads 256 (130,018)
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Transitional Justice, International Criminal Law, International Law, International Human Rights, Courts and Tribunals

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The Truth About Truth Commissions: Why They Do Not Function Optimally in Post-Conflict Societies

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 35, August 2014
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 14 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf
University of Maryland School of Law
Downloads 216 (153,484)

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alternative dispute resolution, comparative law, human rights, international law, international institutions

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Not Your Dumping Ground: Criminalization of Trafficking in Hazardous Waste in Africa

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 May 2018 Last Revised: 22 May 2018
Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf
University of Maryland School of Law
Downloads 123 (247,724)

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Public International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, Malabo Protocol, International Environmental Law, Bamako Convention, Toxic Colonialism, Accountability, Basel Convention, Environmental Justice, Trafficking in Hazardous Waste, Dirty Dumping, Toxic Dumping, TWAIL

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Making Room for the Distributive in Transitional Justice

Posted: 16 Jul 2013
Matiangai V. S. Sirleaf
University of Maryland School of Law

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International Law, International Human Rights, Remedies, Torts, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Comparative Law, Law and Society