Oona A. Hathaway

Yale University - Law School

Gerard C & Bernice Latrobe Smith Prof of International Law; Dir Yale Ctr Study of Globaliz Political Science

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Do Human Rights Treaties Make a Difference?

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 111, 2002, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 02-03
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 18 May 2002 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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International law, treaties, human rights, compliance, regional treaties, human rights treaties, international legal compliance, torture, women's political equality, genocide, civil liberty, free trials, cross national panel data, expressive theory, signaling theory

2.

The Law of Cyber-Attack

California Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 4, 2012, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 453, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 258
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2012
Yale University - Law School, University of Richmond School of LawYale University - Yale Information Society Project, Yale Law School, University of Missouri at Columbia - University of Missouri School of Law, Yale University - Law School, Independent and Independent
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cyber-attack, cyber-crime, cyber-warfare, jus ad bellum, jus in bello, national security, war, stuxnet

Path Dependence in the Law: The Course and Pattern of Legal Change in a Common Law System

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Mar 2003
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,112 (35,041)
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path dependence, common law, legal system, stare decisis, precedent

Path Dependence in the Law: The Course and Pattern of Legal Change in a Common Law System

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Aug 2000
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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A New Tool for Enforcing Human Rights: Erga Omnes Partes Standing

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 61, No. 2, Forthcoming , Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Oct 2023
Oona A. Hathaway, Alaa Hachem and Justin Cole
Yale University - Law School, Yale Law School and Yale Law School
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human rights, international court of justice, erga omnes, treaties, Barcelona Traction

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Outcasting: Enforcement in Domestic and International Law

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 121, No. 2, p. 252, 2011, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 240
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro
Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,986 (14,888)
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international law, treaties, World Trade Organization, Enforcement, jurisprudence

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Between Power and Principle: An Integrated Theory of International Law

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 71, May 2005
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 11 May 2008
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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International law, compliance, treaties, environment, human rights

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and International Law

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2021, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 30 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2022
Yale University - Law School, Yale University, Law School, Yale University, Law School and Yale University, Law School
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Treaties' End: The Past, Present, and Future of International Lawmaking in the United States

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 117, No. 8, 2008
Number of pages: 137 Posted: 20 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 27 May 2008
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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Treaty Clause, Congressional-Executive Agreement, International Law

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The Promise and Limits of the International Law of Torture

TORTURE: A COLLECTION, Sanford Levinson, ed., New York: Oxford University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jun 2008
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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international law, torture

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Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: Domestic Enforcement of International Law

INTERNATIONAL LAW STORIES, Foundation Press, 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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Hamdan, torture, Guantanamo, detainees, international law, Geneva Conventions

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National Security Lawyering in the Post-War Era: Can Law Constrain Power?

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming, UCLA Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 1, 2020
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 02 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2021
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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international law, foreign relations law, national security law, lawyers group

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The Rise of Nonbinding International Agreements: An Empirical, Comparative, and Normative Analysis

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 90, 2023, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 09 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2023
Curtis Bradley, Jack Landman Goldsmith and Oona A. Hathaway
University of Chicago Law School, Harvard Law School and Yale University - Law School
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international law, foreign relations law, nonbinding international agreements

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Why Do Countries Commit to Human Rights Treaties?

Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 588-621, August 2007, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 356
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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international law, human rights, democracy, torture, treaties

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Ensuring Responsibility: Common Article 1 and State Responsibility for Non-State Actors

Texas Law Review, Vol. 95, (2017) , Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Yale University - Law School, Columbia Law School, Yale University, Law School, Students, Yale University, Law School, Students and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Geneva Conventions, ICRC, international humanitarian law, ICTY, ICJ, state responsibility

15.

War Reparations: The Case for Countermeasures

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 5, Forthcoming , Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2024
Oona A. Hathaway, Maggie Mills and Thomas M. Poston
Yale University - Law School, Yale Law School and Yale Law School
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international law, reparations, war, Ukraine, United Nations, General Assembly, countermeasures, collective countermeasures, sovereign immunity

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International Law and Its Transformation Through the Outlawry of War

Forthcoming in International Affairs, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 660
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro
Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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International Law, First World War, Kellogg-Briand Treaty

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Has the Alien Tort Statute Made a Difference? A Historical, Empirical, and Normative Assessment

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 107, 2022
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 20 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2022
Oona A. Hathaway, Christopher Ewell and Ellen Nohle
Yale University - Law School, Yale University, Law School and Yale University, Law School
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Alien Tort Statute, human rights, international law, corporate responsibility, due diligence, alternative dispute resolution, ADR, extraterritoriality

18.

Secrecy's End

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 106, 2021, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 28 May 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2022
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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Presidential Power over International Law: Restoring the Balance

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, No. 2, p, 140, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 129 Posted: 11 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2012
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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international law, congressional executive agreement, president, article II, democracy

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What is a War Crime?

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 44, 2019, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 668
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 May 2019
Oona A. Hathaway, Paul Strauch, Beatrice Walton and Zoe Weinberg
Yale University - Law School, Independent, International Court of Justice and Yale University - Law School
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war crime, IHL, international humanitarian law, Geneva Conventions, ICC

21.

Rationalism and Revisionism in International Law

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, No. 5, pp. 1404-43, 2006 , Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 113, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 339
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 11 May 2008
Oona A. Hathaway and Ariel N. Lavinbuk
Yale University - Law School and Yale Law School
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international law, revisionism, rational choice theory, Eric Posner, Jack Goldsmith

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International Delegation and State Sovereignty

Law and Contemporary Problems, January 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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international law, sovereignty, consent

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International Law at Home: Enforcing Treaties in U.S. Courts

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 37, No. 1, p. 51, 2012, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 242
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2012
Oona A. Hathaway, Sara Aronchick Solow and Sabria McElroy
Yale University - Law School, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Cost of Commitment

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 47, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 273
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 11 May 2008
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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treaties, united nations, genocide, torture, civil liberties, fair trials, women's rights, compliance, human rights

25.

Limited War and the Constitution: Iraq and the Crisis of Presidential Legality

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 109, p. 447, 2011, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2011
Bruce Ackerman and Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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war, Iraq, limited war, declare war, power of the purse

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The Failed Transparency Regime for Executive Agreements: An Empirical and Normative Analysis

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 134, No. 2, pp. 629-725, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2020-35, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-15
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 28 May 2020 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
Oona A. Hathaway, Curtis Bradley and Jack Landman Goldsmith
Yale University - Law School, University of Chicago Law School and Harvard Law School
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War Manifestos

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 85, 2018 Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 617
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2018
Yale University - Law School, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Yale University - Law School, Independent and Debevoise & Plimpton
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The Treaty Power: Its History, Scope, and Limits

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 267
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Oct 2012
Yale University - Law School, Yale University - Law School, Covington & Burling, Independent, University of Missouri at Columbia - University of Missouri School of Law, Marsh & McLennan Companies - Oliver Wyman and Yale University - Law School
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Article II, Necessary and Proper Clause, Constitution, Commerce Clause, federalism, U.S. v. Bond, Missouri v. Holland

29.

Yemen: Is the U.S. Breaking the Law?

Harvard National Security Journal, Forthcoming , Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 658
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2018
Yale University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Yale University, Law School, Students and Yale University - Law School
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Yemen, IHL, Common Article 1, State Responsibility, Law of Armed Conflict, Article 2(4), AECA, War Powers Resolution, Alien Tort Statute, Aiding and Abetting

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The Continuing Influence of the New Haven School

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 May 2008
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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New Haven School, International Law, Myres McDougal, Harold Lasswell

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How to Revive Congress's War Powers

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2019
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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War Powers, War Powers Resolution

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Consent Is Not Enough: Why States Must Respect the Intensity Threshold in Transnational Conflict

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 165, No. 1, 2016, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 584
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Yale University - Law School, University of Richmond School of LawYale University - Yale Information Society Project, Independent, Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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international humanitarian law, IHL, law of armed conflict, human rights law, non-international armed conflict, intervention

33.

Testing Conventional Wisdom

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2003, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 48, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 11 May 2008
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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treaties, international law, human rights, empirical analysis

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Consent-Based Humanitarian Intervention: Giving Sovereign Responsibility Back to the Sovereign

46 Cornell International Law Journal 499 (2013), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 503
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 29 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2024
Yale University - Law School, Yale University - Law School, Western University - Faculty of Law, Yale University - Law School and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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United Nations, Humanitarian Intervention, Consent, Customary International Law

35.

Congressional Oversight of Modern Warfare: History, Pathologies, and Proposals for Reform

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, 2021
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 30 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2022
Oona A. Hathaway, Tobias Kuehne, Randi Michel and Nicole Ng
Yale University - Law School, Yale Law School, Yale Law School and Yale Law School
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War Powers, cyber, senate foreign relations committee, house foreign affairs committee, congress, Title 10, Title 50

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How the Erosion of U.S. War Powers Constraints Has Eroded International Law Constraints on the Use of Force

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 May 2023
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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war powers, international law, United Nations Charter, War Powers Resolution, Article 51, self defense

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Aiding and Abetting in International Criminal Law

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 104, No. 6, 2019
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2020
Yale University - Law School, Yale University, Law School, Students, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Yale University, Law School, Students and Yale University - Law School
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international criminal law, aiding and abetting, icc, icty

38.

Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Doe and Cargill, Inc. v. Doe: The Twists and Turns of the Alien Tort Statute

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jan 2022
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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Alien Tort Statute, Human Rights

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Major Questions about International Agreements

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 172, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2024
Kristen Eichensehr and Oona A. Hathaway
University of Virginia School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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major questions doctrine, international law

40.

Which Law Governs During Armed Conflict? The Relationship Between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 1883, 2012
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Yale University - Law School, University of Richmond School of LawYale University - Yale Information Society Project, Yale Law School, University of Missouri at Columbia - University of Missouri School of Law, Independent, Independent and Independent
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international humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, human rights law, jursiprudence, conflict of law

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Reclaiming Congressional War Powers: Opening Statement

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Apr 2021
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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War Powers Resolution, AUMF

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Congress's Power to Constrain Presidential Withdrawal from International Agreements: A Working Paper

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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Article II Treaty, Congressional-Executive Agreement, Sole Executive Agreement, Non-Binding Commitment, Withdrawal

43.

Response to Critics

Forthcoming in Global Constitutionalism, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 663
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro
Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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international law, state behavior

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A Comparative Foreign Relations Law Agenda: Opportunities and Challenges

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 667
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 May 2019
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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Comparative Foreign Relations Law

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Positive Feedback: The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Industry Demands for Protection

International Organization, Vol. 52, No. 3, 1998
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 May 2008
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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trade, international law, trade law, footwear, apparel, textiles, positive feedback

46.

Myths and Realities of Global Governance

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2022, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Mar 2022
Oona A. Hathaway
Yale University - Law School
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global governance

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Human Rights Abroad: When Do Human Rights Obligations Apply Extraterritorially?

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 43, 2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Yale University - Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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human rights, extraterritoriality, ICCPR, Convention Against Torture

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Alien Tort Statute, slavery, forced labor, human trafficking

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Total Downloads: 363
1.

What Realists Don't Understand About the Law

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro
Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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