Melissa (MJ) Durkee

University of Georgia School of Law

Associate Dean for International Programs, Allen Post Professor of Law

225 Herty Drive

Athens , GA 30602

United States

University of Georgia - Dean Rusk International Law Center

Director

100 Herty Drive

Athens, GA 30602-6018

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Astroturf Activism

69 Stanford Law Review 201 (2017), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-23
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2017
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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International Law, Business Entities, Corporations, International Organizations, United Nations, Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs, Civil Society, Non-State Actors, Industry Associations, Trade Associations, Lobbying, Capture, Treaties, Global Administrative Law, Pluralism, Globalization

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Interpretive Entrepreneurs

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 107, 2021, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-03
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2022
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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international law, interpretation, treaties, customary international law, corporations, trade associations, non-state actors, sources of law, international legal theory, lobbying

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International Lobbying Law

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 127, No. 7, Pp. 1742-1826 (2018), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-23
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 18 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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lobbying, international governance, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, NGOs, trade associations, industry associations, united nations, international law, multi-stakeholder, corporations, WHO, UNCITRAL, ECOSOC, IMF, UN Women, FAO

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Persuasion Treaties

Virginia Law Review, 99 Va. L. Rev. 63 (2013), Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 12-317
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2014
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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Treaties, International Law, Corporate Law, Environmental Law, International Relations, Treaty Compliance, Montreal Protocol, Regulation

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The Business of Treaties

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2016, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-06
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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Trans Pacific Partnership, business entities, international treaties, business participation, autonomous international actors, Capetown Convention, Rotterdam Rules, Non-Governmental Organizations

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Interstitial Space Law

Washington University Law Review, 97 Wash. U. L. Rev. 423 (2019), University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-28, Dean Rusk International Center Research Paper No. 2019-08
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2019
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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international law, custom, treaties, Outer Space Treaty, commercial, Moon Treaty, private conduct, business, customary international law, private entities, space law, space resources, treaty interpretation, SpaceX, subsequent practice

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The Pledging World Order

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2023
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Nov 2022
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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international law, treaty, legal order, global governance, pledge, climate change, global compact, private ordering, public-private divide

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Beyond the Guantánamo Bind: Pragmatic Multilateralism in Refugee Resettlement

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2011, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 12-318
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2021
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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Human Rights, Refugee Law, Guantanamo, Resettlement, National Security, International Organizations

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Book Review: Global Lawmakers: International Organizations in the Crafting of World Markets

113 Am. J. Int'l L. 422 (2019), University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-09, Dean Rusk International Center Research Paper No. 2019-04
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2019
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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UNCITRAL, International Trade Law, International Law, Private International Law, Insolvency, Transportation, Secured Transactions, Social Ecology Theory, International Lawmaking, NGOs, Non-Governmental Actors, International Organizations, Industry Associations, Corporations, Transnational Legal Orde

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Industry Groups in International Governance: A Framework for Reform

Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, Issue 13.2 (2022, Forthcoming), University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-26
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2022
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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international law, business, trade associations, international governance, lobbying, lawmaking, policy-making, Economic and Social Council

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The Future of Space Governance

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2020
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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international law, outer space, global governance

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Industry Lobbying and 'Interest Blind' Access Norms at International Organizations

111 AJIL Unbound 119 (2017)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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International Organizations, International Law, NGOs, Trade Associations, Industry Associations, Global Governance, Global Administrative Law, World Health Organization, United Nations, Non-State Actors, Lobbying

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International Environmental Law at its Semicentennial: The Stockholm Legacy

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 50, No. 3, 2022, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jun 2022
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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International Environmental Law, Stockholm Declaration, Human Rights

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Introduction to Symposium on Industry Associations in Transnational Legal Ordering

111 AJIL Unbound 103 (2017), UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-37
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Gregory Shaffer and Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of Georgia School of Law
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industry associations, globalization, transnational legal orders

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Welcoming Participation, Avoiding Capture: A Five-Part Framework

114 ASIL Proceedings 39 (2020), University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-25
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2021
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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international organizations, international law, global governance, industry, policymaking, business, lawmaking

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Introduction to the Symposium on Frederic Megret, "Are There 'Inherently Sovereign Functions' in International Law?"

115 AJIL Unbound 299 (2021), University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-08
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2022
Melissa (MJ) Durkee
University of Georgia School of Law
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Frederic Megret, International Law, Inherently Sovereign Functions