Beth Stephens

Rutgers Law School

Professor of Law

Newark, NJ

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Translating Filártiga: A Comparative and International Law Analysis of Domestic Remedies for International Human Rights Violations

27 Yale J. Int’l L. 1 (2002), Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Aug 2012
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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filartiga, alien tort, universal jurisdiction, human rights accountability, translating filartiga

2.

Are Corporations People? Corporate Personhood Under the Constitution and International Law

44 Rutgers L.J. 1 (2013)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2014
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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Citizens United, Kiobel, corporate personhood, alien tort, human rights, corporate accountability

3.

The Curious History of the Alien Tort Statute

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 1467, 2014
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 16 May 2014
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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alien tort statute, Filartiga, Kiobel, human rights, international law

4.

The Modern Common Law of Foreign Official Immunity

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 2669, 2011
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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Samantar v. Yousuf, sovereign immunity, common law, foreign officials, alien tort statute, human rights

5.

Humanitarian Law and Gender Violence: An End to Centuries of Neglect?

3 Hofstra L. & Pol’y Symp. 87 (1999)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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violence against women, gender violence, humanitarian law, laws of war, Yugoslavia

6.

The Amorality of Profit: Transnational Corporations and Human Rights

20 Berkeley Journal International Law 45 (2002) (reprinted in Human Rights and Corporations (David Kinley, ed. 2009))
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Jun 2015
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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corporations and human rights, corporate accountability, alien tort statute

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International Human Rights Cases under State Law and in State Courts

3 U.C. IRVINE L. REV. 9 (2013)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Paul Hoffman and Beth Stephens
Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris and Hoffman LLP and Rutgers Law School
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alien tort statute, Kiobel, state court

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Abusing the Authority of the State: Denying Foreign Official Immunity for Egregious Human Rights Abuses

44 Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 1163 (2011)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2013
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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Samantar, Yousuf, immunity

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Individuals Enforcing International Law: The Comparative and Historical Context

52 DePaul L. Rev. 433 (2002)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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human rights, accountability, alien tort statute, foreign affairs, plaintiffs' diplomacy

10.

Federalism and Foreign Affairs: Congress’s Power to 'Define and Punish . . . Offenses Against the Law of Nations'

42 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 447 (2000)
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 09 Aug 2012
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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offenses clause, define and punish, foreign affairs power, international law, federalism

11.

Changes in the Laws Governing the Parent-Child Relationship in Post-Revolutionary Nicaragua

12 Hastings Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 137 (1989)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Aug 2012
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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family law, Nicaragua, parent-child law, family law reform

12.

A Developing Legal System Grapples with an Ancient Problem: Rape in Nicaragua

12 Women’s Rts. L. Rep. 69 (1990)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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rape, Nicaragua, sexual violence, Latin America, sex roles

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Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain: 'The Door is Still Ajar' for Human Rights Litigation in U.S. Courts

70 Brooklyn Law Review 533 (2004-2005)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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alien tort statute, Sosa, human rights litigation, Filartiga

14.

The Law of Our Land: Customary International Law as Federal Law after Erie

66 Fordham L. Rev. 393 (1997), Fordham Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 393, 1997
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Aug 2012
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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federal common law, customary international law, the modern position

15.

Taking Pride in International Human Rights Litigation

2 Chicago Journal of International Law 485 (2001)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School
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alien tort statute, human rights litigation

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Upsetting Checks and Balances: The Bush Administration's Efforts to Limit Human Rights Litigation

17 Harvard Human Rights Journal 169 (2004)
Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School

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judicial deference, separation of powers, bush adminstration, alien tort statute

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Judicial Deference and the Unreasonable Views of the Bush Administration

33 Brooklyn Journal of International Law 773 (2008)
Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Beth Stephens
Rutgers Law School

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judicial deference, foreigh affairs deference, bush administration, alien tort statute