Rachel Lopez

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

3320 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

Yale University - Law School

Former Schell Fellow

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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Scholarly Papers (9)

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The (Re)Collection of Memory after Mass Atrocity and the Dilemma for Transitional Justice

48 N.Y.U. J. Int’l L. & Pol. 799 (2015)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2018
Rachel Lopez
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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collective memory, mass atrocity, human rights, international law, public international law, transitional justice

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Post-Conflict Pluralism

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2018, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-W-02
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 27 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2020
Rachel Lopez
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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transitional justice, human rights, Guatemala, universal jurisdiction, post-conflict justice, Sepur Zarco, Rios Montt, truth commissions, genocide, legal pluralism

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The Judicial Expansion of American Exceptionalism

The Judicial Expansion of American Exceptionalism, 6 DUKE FORUM ON LAW & SOCIAL CHANGE 1(2014). , Drexel University School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-A-04
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2018
Rachel Lopez
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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responsibility to protect, human rights, Kiobel, Alien Tort Statute, universal jurisdiction, international law, political question doctrine, principle of complementarity, American Exceptionalism, presumption against extraterritoriality

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Designing a Clinic Model for a Restorative Community Justice Partnership

48 Wash. U. J. L. & Pol’y 139 (2015)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 May 2018
Susan L. Brooks and Rachel Lopez
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Clinic, Restorative Justice, Deliberative Democracy, clinical pedagogy, strengths based approach

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The Unusual Cruelty of Nursing Homes Behind Bars

The Unusual Cruelty of Nursing Homes Behind Bars, 32 Fed. Sent’g Rep. 264 (2020).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2020
Rachel Lopez
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Eighth Amendment, life without the possibility of parole, LWOP, geriatric, Elder Law, Madison v. Alabama, Miller v. Alabama, life sentence, dementia, neurodegenerative disease, evolving standards of decency, barbaric, torture

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The Law of Gravity

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2020
Rachel Lopez
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Grave Violations, Gross, Systematic, Erga Omnes, Jus Cogens, International Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, Law of Armed Conflict, United Nations, Proportionality, Inter-American Court, European Court

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The Duty to Refrain: A Theory of State Accomplice Liability for Grave Crimes

Rachel López, The Duty to Refrain: A Theory of State Accomplice Liability for Grave Crimes, 97 Neb. L. Rev. 120 (2018), Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Research Paper No. 2018-A-08
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Rachel Lopez
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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State Complicity, Uniting for Peace Resolution, State Responsibility, Responsibility to Protect, R2P, Grave Crimes, Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, Jus Cogens, Customary International Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, Arms Trade Treaty, Yemen, Syria, International Law Commission

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Foreword to Drexel Law Review Symposium on Transitional Justice

Rachel Lopez, Foreword, 11 Drexel L. Rev. 825 (2019)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Feb 2020
Rachel Lopez
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Transitional Justice, Human Rights, Memorialization, Collective Memory, Guatemala, South Africa, Post-Conflict Justice, Universal Jurisdiction, Foreign Courts

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Legalizing Collective Remembrance after Mass Atrocities

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Jul 2019
Rachel Lopez
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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Mass Atrocity, Human Rights, Collective Memory, Memorialization, Transitional Justice, Maurice Halbwachs, Emile Durkheim