Richard J. Wilson

American University - Washington College of Law

Emeritus Professor of Law

4300 Nebraska Avenue N.W.

Washington, DC 20016

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Training for Justice: The Global Reach of Clinical Legal Education

Penn State International Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 421, 2004, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 07/08-9
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2009
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Clinical Legal Education, legal education, globalization, Ford Foundation, Open Society, George Soros, American Bar Association, CEELI, Poland, Chile, South Africa

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The Right to Legal Assistance in Civil and Criminal Cases in International Human Rights Law

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2007
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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legal assistance, assigned counsel, international human rights, criminal cases, civil cases

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Children in Armed Conflict: The Detention of Children at Guantanamo Bay, and the Trial for War Crimes by Military Commission of Omar Khadr, A Child

Assessing Damage, Urging Action: Report of the Eminent Jurists Panel on Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights, February 2009, American University, WCL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-13
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2009
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Guantanamo Bay, Guantanamo, Cuba, Military Commission, Terrorism, Enemy Combatant, Trial, Juveniles, detainee, war crime

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Prosecuting Pinochet: International Crimes in Spanish Domestic Law

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 21, p. 927, 1999
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Oct 2007
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Universal Jurisdiction, Spain, Audiencia Nacional, Pinochet, Argentina, Chile, comparative law, criminal law, criminal procedure, torture, crimes against humanity, genocide

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Military Commissions in Guant√°namo Bay: Giving 'Full and Fair Trial' a Bad Name

Gonzaga Journal of International Law, Vol. 10, p. 63, 2006-2007, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2007
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Guantanamo, Military Commission, human rights, enemy combatant, criminal law, criminal procedure, Canada

Western Europe: Last Holdout in the Worldwide Acceptance of Clinical Legal Education

German Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 359-382, 2009, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2009-26
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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legal education, clinical education, western europe

Western Europe: Last Holdout in the Worldwide Acceptance of Clinical Legal Education

German Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 7, p. 823, 2009, CLPE Research Paper No. 30/2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Legal Education, Curricular reform, Clinical legal education

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Book Review: The Pinochet Effect: Transnational Justice in the Age of Human Rights, by Naomi Roht-Arriaza (University of Pennsylvania Press 2005)

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 28, pp. 528-553, 2006 (© the Johns Hopkins University Press. Reproduced with Permission of the Johns Hopkins University Press.)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Nov 2007
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Universal Jurisdiction, Spain, Audiencia Nacional, Pinochet, Argentina, Chile, comparative law, criminal law, criminal procedure, torture, crimes against humanity, genocide

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Spanish Supreme Court Affirms Conviction of Argentine Former Naval Officer for Crimes Against Humanity

ASIL Insights, Vol. 12, 2008, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-30
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Feb 2008
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Spain, Argentine, Dirty War, Crimes Against Humanity, Human Rights

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Principles, Sources and Remedies for Violation of the Right to Assigned Legal Assistance in International Human Rights Law

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Nov 2007
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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legal assistance, assigned counsel, international human rights, criminal procedure

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War Stories: A Reflection on Defending an Alleged Enemy Combatant Detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Yearbook of New Zealand Jurisprudence, Vol. 8, p. 193, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2007
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Guantanamo, Military Commission, human rights, enemy combatant, criminal law, criminal procedure, law of war, Canada

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Three Law School Clinics in Chile, 1970-2000: Innovation, Resistance and Conformity in the Global South

Clinical Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 801, pp. 515-582, 2002, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 07/08
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2008
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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clinical legal education, legal education, Chile, experiential learning, apprenticeships, legal aid, public interest law, developing countries, transitional democracies, dictatorships

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The Role of Practice in Legal Education

17th Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 23 Oct 2010
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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legal education, comparative law, clinical legal education

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'Emaciated' Defense or a Trend to Independence and Equality of Arms in Internationalized Criminal Tribunals?

Human Rights Brief, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 6-10, Winter 2008, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 08-43
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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defense lawyers, international criminal proceedings, Charles taylor, effective defense, Bosnian War Crimes Chamber, Special Tribunal for Lebanon

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Brief Amicus Curiae for the European Union in Atkins v. Virginia (Captioned as Mccarver v. North Carolina), United States Supreme Court

Atkins v. Virginia, 436 U.S. 304 (2002)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jul 2014
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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death penalty for persons with intellectual disabilities

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Omar Khadr: Domestic and International Litigation Strategies for a Child in Armed Conflict Held at Guantanamo

11 Santa Clara Journal of International Law 29 (2012), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2014-14
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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international human rights law, international humanitarian law, child in armed conflict

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Assigned Defense Counsel in Domestic and International War Crimes Tribunals: The Need for a Structural Approach

International Criminal Law Review, Vol. 2, p. 145, 2002
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2007
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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international criminal courts, ICTY, ICTR, Kosovo, East Timor, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Ethiopia, criminal defense, assigned counsel, public defense, defense services, criminal procedure

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Ten Practical Steps to Organization and Operation of a Law School Clinic

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Jul 2014
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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legal education, clinical education, legal education reform

Practical Training in Law in the Netherlands: Big Law Model or Clinical Model, and the Call of Public Interest Law

8 Utrecht Law Review 170 (2012), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jun 2012
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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practical training, public interest law, clinical legal education, legal education, big law, comparative law

Practical Training in Law in the Netherlands: Big Law Model or Clinical Model, and the Call of Public Interest Law

Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 170-188, January 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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practical training, public interest law, clinical legal education, legal education, big law, comparative law

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Supporting or Thwarting the Revolution? The Inter-American Human Rights System and Criminal Procedure Reform in Latin America

Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas, Vol. 14, p. 287, 2008 , American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2009-11
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Mar 2009
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Latin America, International Law, Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights, Human Rights, Americas

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The Global Evolution of Clinical Legal Education: More than a Method

Richard J. Wilson, The Global Evolution of Clinical Legal Education: More than a Method (Cambridge University Press, 2018), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2019-22
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2019
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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legal education, clinical education, law school clinical programs

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A Long, Strange Trip: Guantanamo and the Scarcity of International Law

THE GUANTANAMO BAR SPEAKS, Mark Denbeaux, ed., 2009, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2009-12
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Guantanamo Bay, Enemy Combatant, Military Commission, Detainee, Terrorism, Juvenile

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Brief Amicus Curiae for the European Union and Other Countries of the International Community in Roper v. Simmons, United States Supreme Court

Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S. 551 (2005)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Jul 2014
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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customary international law

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Argentine Military Officers Face Trial in Spanish Courts

ASIL Insights, Vol. 7, 2003, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-29
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Feb 2008
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Spain, Argentina, International Crimes, Dirty War, Universal Jurisdiction

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The Transformative Influence of International Law and Practice on the Death Penalty in the United States

In America's Experiment with Capital Punishment: Reflections on the Past, Present, and Future of the Ultimate Penal Sanction 157 (3d ed., James R. Acker et al. eds. 2014)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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international law, death penalty

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Human Rights Violations by Peacekeeping Forces in Somalia

21(20 Human Rights Brief 2 (2014).
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Richard J. Wilson and Emily Hurvitz
American University - Washington College of Law and Independent
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Human Rights Violations, Peacekeeping Troops

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Clinical Legal Education in Dutch Legal Culture: Clashes of Tradition, Tolerance, and Progress in Global Law's Capital

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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legal education, clinical education, Netherlands

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Restoration of Historical Memory and Dignity for Victims of the Armenian Genocide: A Human Rights Law Approach to Effective Reparations

14 International Criminal Law Review 332, (2014)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Oct 2016
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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genocide, reparations, historical memory, European Court of Human Rights, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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The Most Important Cases of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

15 Security and Defense Studies Review 139 (2014)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Richard J. Wilson and Pat Paterson
American University - Washington College of Law and Independent
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Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, Human Rights, Humanitarian Law

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An Essay on the Stages of the Clinical Year in Law school: Group Process with Existentialist Roots

16 International Journal of Clinical Legal Education 130 (2011)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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clinical legal education

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Many Guantanamos: A Reflection on the Work of Human Rights Clinics

Human Rights Brief, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 46, 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Mar 2009
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Guantanamo Bay, Enemy Combatant, Military Commission, Detainees, Human Rights Clinics

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The Breakthrough: Human Rights in the 1970s (Book Review)

36 Human Rights Quarterly 915 (2014)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Richard J. Wilson
American University - Washington College of Law
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Human Rights, History, Book Review