Sharmila Murthy

Suffolk University Law School

120 Tremont Street

Boston, MA 02108-4977

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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The Human Right(s) to Water and Sanitation: History, Meaning and the Controversy Over Privatization

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 31, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2013
Sharmila Murthy
Suffolk University Law School
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human right to water, sanitation, privatization, ICESCR

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Can International Water Law Be a Tool for Water Diplomacy?

Journal of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict, Volume 27, pp. 17-25 (2014)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 May 2014
Sharmila Murthy
Suffolk University Law School
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water, international law, diplomacy, conflict, negotiation, dispute resolution

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Iraq’s Constitutional Mandate to Justly Distribute Water: The Implications of Federalism, Islam, International Law and Human Rights

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 42, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2013
Sharmila Murthy
Suffolk University Law School
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Iraq, Tigris, Euphrates, Water, Human Rights, Islam, International Law

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A New Constitutive Commitment to Water

Boston College Journal of Law and Social Justice, vol. 36, p. 159 (2016), Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 15-37
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 06 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2016
Sharmila Murthy
Suffolk University Law School
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water, Detroit, shutoff, due process

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Land Security and the Challenges of Realizing the Human Right to Water and Sanitation in the Slums of Mumbai, India

Health and Human Rights, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Sharmila Murthy
Suffolk University Law School
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human right, water, sanitation, Mumbai, slum, 1995 cut-off rule

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Making Technological Innovation Work for Sustainable Development

HKS Working Paper No. 15-079
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), University of Minnesota - Minneapolis - Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University College London - Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), Harvard University - Harvard Global Health Institute, Suffolk University Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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sustainable development, technology, innovation systems, complex adaptive systems, knowledge systems

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Water, Conflict, and Cooperation in Central Asia: The Role of International Law and Diplomacy

Vermont Journal of Environmental Law, Vol. 18, p. 400, 2017, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 18-21
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Sharmila Murthy and Fatima Mendikulova
Suffolk University Law School and Initiatives for Development Public Fund (NGO)
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international law, water diplomacy, Central Asia, Ferghana Valley, Aral Sea, Syr Darya River

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Constitutional Impediments to Decentralization in the World's Largest Federal Country

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 26, 2016
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Sharmila Murthy and Maya Mahin
Suffolk University Law School and Independent
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India, decentralization, federalism, 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, municipalities, cities, JnNURM, urban renewal

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Reconciling the Carbon Market and the Human Right to Water: The Role of Suppressed Demand Under Clean Development Mechanism and the Gold Standard

Environmental Law, Vol. 43, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Mark K. Williams and Sharmila Murthy
Independent and Suffolk University Law School
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carbon market, suppressed demand, human right to water, Clean Development Mechanism, Gold Standard

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Translating Legal Norms into Quantitative Indicators: Lessons from the Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Sector

William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 42, p. 385, 2018, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 18-22
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Sharmila Murthy
Suffolk University Law School
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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), human right to water, indicator, Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), new governance

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human rights, water, sanitation

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The Right to Water in the Slums of Mumbai, India

Bull World Health Organ 2015;93:815–816
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 31 Mar 2018
Ramnath Subbaraman and Sharmila Murthy
Tufts University and Suffolk University Law School
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Human Right to Water, Slum, Settlement, Mumbai, Bombay, India

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human rights, water, sanitation, Special Rapporteur

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States and Cities As 'Norm Sustainers': A Role for Subnational Actors in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Virginia Environmental Law Journal, 2019, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 19-6
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2019
Sharmila Murthy
Suffolk University Law School
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climate change, Paris Agreement, states, cities, subnational, transnational legal process, international environmental law

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The Role of Adaptation in Mobile Technology Innovation for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Water Practice & Technology Vol. 13(1), 2018
Posted: 24 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Sharmila Murthy, Daniel Shemie and Francoise Bichai
Suffolk University Law School, The Nature Conservancy and Polytechnic School of Montreal

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ICT, Innovation Theory, Mobile Technology, mWASH, Sanitation, Water

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Addressing Barriers in the Water-Recycling Innovation System to Reach Water Security in Arid Countries

Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 171: S97-S109, 2018
Posted: 24 Mar 2018
Francoise Bichai, Arani Kajenthira and Sharmila Murthy
Polytechnic School of Montreal, Consultant at FSG, Inc. and Suffolk University Law School

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Technological Innovation, System Dynamics, Sustainability, Water Recycling, Wastewater Reuse, Water Security

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Urban Water Challenges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region: Integrating Islamic Principles with Demand Management Strategies

Chapter 7 of "Water Governance: An Evaluation of Alternative Architectures" (eds. A. Gunawansa and L. Bhullar, 2013)
Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Arani Kajenthira and Sharmila Murthy
Consultant at FSG, Inc. and Suffolk University Law School

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water governance, demand management, right of thirst, Middle East, North Africa

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The Human Right to Water in Israel: A Case Study of the Unrecognized Bedouin Villages in the Negev

Israel Law Review, Volume 46, Issue 01, pp 25-59
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Sharmila Murthy, Mark K. Williams and Elisha Baskin
Suffolk University Law School, Independent and Harvard University - Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

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human right to water, Israel, Bedouins, unrecognized village, Negev, Naqab, Goldberg Report, Prawer Plan