Steven R. Ratner

University of Michigan Law School

625 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

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1.

Self-Defense Against Terrorists: The Meaning of Armed Attack

The Leiden Policy Recommendations on Counter-Terrorism and International Law, Nico Schrijver and Larissa van den Herik eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012 Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 270
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

terrorism, international law, use of force, United Nations Charter

2.

Is International Law Impartial?

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Jan 2005
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 516 (43,763)

Abstract:

International law, moral philosophy, jurisprudence, legal theory

3.

From Enlightened Positivism to Cosmopolitan Justice: Obstacles and Opportunities

FROM BILATERALISM TO COMMUNITY INTEREST: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF JUDGE BRUNO SIMMA, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2011
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 267 (83,948)

Abstract:

international law, positivism, justice, cosmopolitanism, Simma

4.

Overcoming Temptations to Violate Human Dignity in Times of Crisis: On the Possibilities for Meaningful Self-restraint

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 May 2003
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
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5.

Bringing Ethical Inquiry into International Law

LOOKING TO THE FUTURE: ESSAYS ON INTERNATIONAL LAW IN HONOR OF W. MICHAEL REISMAN, Brill, 2010, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 215 (114,096)

Abstract:

international law, ethics, justice, philosophy, New Haven School, human rights

6.

Ethics and International Law: Integrating the Global Justice Project(s)

International Theory, Volume 5, Issue 1 (2013), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper 315
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 198 (93,301)

Abstract:

global justice, international law, ethics, international relations theory

7.

Persuading to Comply: On the Deployment and Avoidance of Legal Argumentation

International Law and International Relations: Synthesizing Insights from Interdisciplinary Scholarship, Jeffrey L. Dunoff and Mark A. Pollock eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012 Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 271
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2012
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

international law, persuasion, international relations, compliance, legal argumentation, International Committee of the Red Cross

8.

Regulatory Takings in Institutional Context: Beyond the Fear of Fragmented International Law

American Journal of International Law, volume 102 (2008), pp. 475-528
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 16 May 2012
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

international law, foreign investment, expropriation, fragmentation, international institutions, ICSID, investment treaties

9.

Democratizing International Law

Global Policy, Volume 2, issue 3, pp. 241-47, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Apr 2012
Steven R. Ratner and Robert E. Goodin
University of Michigan Law School and Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS)
Downloads 143 (147,791)
Citation 1

Abstract:

global justice, international law, citizens juries, jus cogens

10.

The Role of the ICRC in the Enforcement of the Geneva Conventions

The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary (Andrew Clapham, Paola Gaeta, and Marco Sassoli eds., Oxford University Press, 2015, Forthcoming), Hebrew University of Jerusalem Legal Research Paper No. 15-11
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2015
Rotem Giladi and Steven R. Ratner
University of Helsinki, Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, Faculty of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 127 (90,003)

Abstract:

confidentiality; Geneva Convention 1949; Geneva Convention Additional Protocol 1; Geneva Convention Additional Protocol 2; International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

11.

Behind the Flag of Dunant: Secrecy and the Compliance Mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Transparency in International Law, Andrea Bianchi and Anne Peters, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2013 Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 279
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 May 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 124 (158,306)

Abstract:

international law, compliance, transparency, confidentiality, International Committee of the Red Cross

12.

Do International Organizations Play Favorites? An Impartialist Account

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 May 2007
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 120 (188,293)

Abstract:

international law, moral philosophy, international organizations, international justice

13.

Complicity and Compromise in the Law of Nations

Criminal Law and Philosophy, Volume 10, 2016, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 467
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2015
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 51 (235,596)

Abstract:

complicity, international law, global justice

14.

After Atrocity: Optimizing UN Action Toward Accountability for Human Rights Abuses

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2015, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2015
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 48 (238,938)

Abstract:

United Nations, human rights, fact-finding, war crimes, Human Rights Council, Sri Lanka, Cambodia

15.

Compensation for Expropriations in a World of Investment Treaties: Beyond the Lawful/Unlawful Distinction

111 American Journal of International Law 1 (2017), U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-005, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 553
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 20 May 2017
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

investment, expropriation, bilateral investment treaties, remedies

16.

War/Crimes and the Limits of the Doctrine of Sources

Oxford Handbook on the Sources of International Law, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 505
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
Steven R. Ratner
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

international law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, international legal theory, sources of international law, global justice, international courts