Beth Van Schaack

Stanford Law School

Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor of Human Rights

559 Nathan Abbott Way

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

http://https://law.stanford.edu/directory/beth-van-schaack/

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1.

A Concise History of International Criminal Law: Chapter 1 of International Criminal Law: Intersections & Contradictions

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2020
Beth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye
Stanford Law School and IndependentSeattle University School of Law
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International criminal law, piracy, slavery, Nuremberg, war crimes, crimes against humanity, legal history,

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Defining International Criminal Law

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Aug 2007
Beth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye
Stanford Law School and IndependentSeattle University School of Law
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The Principle of Legality in International Criminal Law

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Aug 2010
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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The Principle of Legality in International Criminal Law

American Society of International Law, Vol. 103, No. 1, March 2009 , Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 03-11
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Feb 2011
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Engendering Genocide: The Akayesu Case Before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY STORIES, Foundation Press, 2008, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-55
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Negotiating at the Interface of Power & Law: The Crime of Aggression

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-09, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, 2011
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 31 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2011
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Crimen Sine Lege: Judicial Lawmaking at the Intersection of Law and Morals

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-47, Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 97, 2008
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Mapping War Crimes in Syria

92 Int'l L. Stud. 282 (2016), Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2748776
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2018
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Syria, War Crimes, International Criminal Court, International Humanitarian Law, Crimes Against Humanity, Treaties, Customary International Law

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The United States’ Position on the Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Obligations: Now is the Time for Change

International Law Studies, U.S. Naval War College, V. 90 INT’L L. STUD. 20 (2014)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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International law, human rights, international organization, foreign policy

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The Crime of Aggression and Humanitarian Intervention on Behalf of Women

International Criminal Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 477, 2011 , Santa Clara University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1-11
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2011
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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The Iraq Independent Investigative Team & Prospects for Justice for the Yazidi Genocide

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2018
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Genocide, Iraq, Security Council, Yezidi, Yazidi, Rape, Trafficking, Hussein, ISIL, Terrorism

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A Collective Response to Mass Violence: Reparations and Healing in Cambodia, in Bringing the Khmer Rouge to Justice: Prosecuting Mass Violence Before the Cambodian Courts

BRINGING THE KHMER ROUGE TO JUSTICE: PROSECUTING MASS VIOLENCE BEFORE THE CAMBODIAN COURTS, The Edwin Mellen Press, 2005, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-02
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Aug 2006
Jaya Ramji-Nogales and Beth Van Schaack
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Stanford Law School
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Cambodia, reparations, international criminal law, hybrid tribunals, Khmer Rouge, transitional justice

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The Building Blocks of Hybrid Justice

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2705110
Number of pages: 109 Posted: 19 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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international criminal law, hybrid tribunals, atrocity prevention, accountability, United Nations

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Par in Parem Imperium Non Habet: Complementarity and the Crime of Aggression

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Forthcoming , Santa Clara University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-11
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2012
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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National Courts Step Up: Syrian Cases Proceeding in Domestic Courts

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2020
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Syria, Universal Jurisdiction, Internatioanl Criminal Law, Domestic Trials, Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, Torture, Foreign Fighters

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Determining the Commission of Genocide in Myanmar: Legal and Policy Considerations

Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Myanmar, Burma, Genocide, Rohingya, International Criminal Law, Genocidal Intent, State Department

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Obstacles on the Road to Gender Justice: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda as Object Lesson

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, 2009, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-02
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2009
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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international criminal law, gender violence, sexual violence, rape, Rwanda

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State Cooperation & the International Criminal Court: A Role for the United States?

Santa Clara University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 5-11
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Mar 2011
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Finding the Tort of Terrorism in International Law

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-03, Review of Litigation, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2009
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Innovations in International Criminal Law Documentation Methodologies and Institutions

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 12 May 2020
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Syria, Human Rights, Documentation, General Assembly, Security Council, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, Accountability

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The Internationalization of Crimes

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2020
Beth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye
Stanford Law School and IndependentSeattle University School of Law
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International Criminal Law

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Cambodia's Hidden Scars: Trauma Psychology in the Wake of the Khmer Rouge

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2758130
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Beth Van Schaack, Daryn Reicherter and Youk Chhang
Stanford Law School, Stanford University - Department of Psychiatry and Independent
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Cambodia, trauma, international criminal law, international courts, human rights, genocide, crimes against humanity, psychology, psychiatry, post-traumatic stress disorder

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The Crimes of Terrorism

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2020
Beth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye
Stanford Law School and IndependentSeattle University School of Law
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International Criminal Law

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Transitional Justice Pre-Transition: The International Community's Efforts in Syria

Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2019
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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transitional justice, syria, accountability, documentation, human rights, international criminal law, Assad, retribution, rehabilitation, restorative justice

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The International Citizens' Tribunal for Sudan Case Number: ICTS-1 the Prosecutor Against Omar Hasan Ahmad Al-Bashir President of the Government of Sudan

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-58
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2008
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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The Crime of Political Genocide: Repairing the Genocide Convention's Blind Spot

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 106, No. 2259, 1997, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-39
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Genocide, Cambodia, international criminal law, international criminal court, politicide, human rights, treaties, customary international law

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The Legal Regulation of War

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW: Intersections & Contradictions
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2020
Beth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye
Stanford Law School and IndependentSeattle University School of Law
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International Criminal Law, jus in bello

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The Aggression Amendments: Points of Consensus and Dissension

Santa Clara University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 7-11
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2011
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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‘The Grass that Gets Trampled When Elephants Fight’: Will the Codification of the Crime of Aggression Protect Women?

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2011
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Teaching Torture

Beth Van Schaack, Ronald C. Slye, INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW & ITS ENFORCEMENT, Foundation Press, 2010, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Beth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye
Stanford Law School and IndependentSeattle University School of Law
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The Story Behind the Case that Launched a Legal Revolution: A Review of William Aceves's the Anatomy of Torture - A Documentary History of Filartiga v. Pena-irala

Human Rights Quarterly, 2008, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-54
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2009
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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The International Criminal Court: The Anatomy of a Case

Van, S. B., & Slye, R. (2014). International criminal law and its enforcement. New York, NY: Foundation Press.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2016
Beth Van Schaack and Ronald C. Slye
Stanford Law School and IndependentSeattle University School of Law
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International criminal court, international criminal law, complementarity, Sudan, jurisdiction, crimes against humanity, genocide, security council

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The Establishment of the Permanent International Criminal Court: An International Symposium

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-40
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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'More than a Domestic Mechanism': Options for Hybrid Justice in Sri Lanka

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2705097
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Sri Lanka, Hybrid Justice, International criminal law, Human Rights Council, hybrid tribunals

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Judgment on Genocide Prosecution Closing Argument

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-59
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2014
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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The Many Faces of Complicity in International Law

Proceedings of the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Forthcoming, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2705086
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Complicity, ICTY, SCSL, Taylor, Perisic, international criminal law, Alien Tort Statute

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Human Shields: Complementary Duties under IHL

110 AJIL Unbound 317 (2017), Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2904502
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Human Shields, Law of War, Humanitarian Law, Sri Lanka, Proportionality, Civilians, Terrorism

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The Definition of Crimes Against Humanity: Resolving the Incoherence

Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, Vol. 37, No. 787, 1999, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-38
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Crimes against humanity, genocide, Yugoslavia, International Criminal Tribunal, War Crimes, World War II, Human Rights

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The Law & Policy of Human Shielding

Forthcoming Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare Book Series: "Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare" edited by Christopher M. Ford and Winston S. Williams, 2018.
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Jan 2018
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Human Shields,Terrorism, Law of War, ISIL, ISIS, Islamic State, Humanitarian Law, War Crimes, Iraq, Syria, Human Rights

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Crimes Against Humanity: Repairing Title 18's Blind Spots

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2705094
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2018
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Crimes against Humanity, Title 18, superior responsibility, international criminal law, immigration, atrocities prevention

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Atrocity Crimes Litigation: 2008 Year-in-Review

Northwestern University Journal of International Human Rights, 2009, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2009
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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atrocity crimes, human rights, genocide, gender-based violence

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International Humanitarian Law Teaching Supplement: Volume 2 - International Criminal Law

2 Beth Van Schaack, International Humanitarian Law Teaching Supplement (1st ed. 2014), Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper Series Accepted Paper No. 07-14
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Jun 2014
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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international humanitarian law, armed conflict, war crimes, international criminal tribunals

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Teaching Manual: IHL Supplement (for Courses in Public International Law, International Criminal Law, or Military Law, Among Others).

International Humanitarian Law Teaching Supplement produced by the International Humanitarian Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law with the Support of the Regional Delegation for United States and Canada, International Committee of the Red Cross, 2012, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2744781
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 12 Mar 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Law of War, International Humanitarian Law, International Criminal Law, War Crimes, Armed Conflict

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Beth Van Schaack, Stateways v. Folkways: International Human Rights & Gender Stereotypes, reviewing Rebecca J. Cook & Simone Cusack, Gender Stereotyping: Transnational Legal Perspectives (University of Pennsylvania Press 2010)

International Feminist Journal of Politics, Vol. 12, 2010, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 May 2010
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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ICC Fugitives: The Need for Bespoke Solutions

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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International criminal court, international criminal law, Sudan, human rights

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The Prevalence of 'Present-In' Jurisdiction

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2705551
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Dec 2015
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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universal jurisdiction, Title 18, atrocities prevention board, accountability, war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, child soldiers, terrorism

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Book Review: Historical Origins of International Criminal Law: Volumes 1–5

American Journal of International Law (Forthcoming) , Stanford Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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International Criminal Law, War Crimes, Nuremberg, Tokyo Tribunal, Crimes Against Humanity

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International Service for Human Rights Dossier on the International Criminal Court

Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-07
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jun 2010
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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In Defense of Civil Redress: The Domestic Enforcement of Human Rights Norms in the Context of the Proposed Hague Judgments Convention

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 42, No. 141, 2001, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-37
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Human rights, jurisdiction, universal jurisdiction, alien tort statute, alien tort claims act, torture, Hague Judgments Convention,

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The Inconsequential Choice of Law Question Posed by Jesner v. Arab Bank

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Human Rights, Alien Tort Statute, Supreme Court, Corporate Liability, Corporations, Torture, Choice of Law

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With All Deliberate Speed: Civil Human Rights Litigation as a Tool for Social Change

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 2305, 2004, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-34
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2016
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Darfur and the Rhetoric of Genocide

Whittier Law Review, Vol. 26, No. 1101, 2005, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-33
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2015
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Unfulfilled Promise: The Human Rights Class Action

University of Chicago Legal Forum, Vol. 2003, No. 279, 2003, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-36
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2015
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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Command Responsibility: The Anatomy of Proof in Romagoza v. Garcia

36 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1213 (2003)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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El Salvador, human rights, command responsibility, international criminal law

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Crimes Against Humanity in the ‘Western European and Other’ Group of States: A Continuing Tradition

6(1) African Journal of International Criminal Justice 136 (2020)
Number of pages: 14
Beth Van Schaack
Stanford Law School
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crimes against humanity, western europe, universal jurisdiction, atrocity crimes