Patrick Keenan

University of Illinois College of Law

Associate Professor of Law

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Human Rights Potential of Sovereign Wealth Funds

40 Geo. J. Int’l L. 1151 (2009), Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-27, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2013
Christiana Ochoa and Patrick Keenan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 654 (42,917)
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sovereign wealth funds, SWFs, human rights, development, Africa, venture capital, microfinance, International Finance Corporation, IFC, Sovereign Funds Initiative, corruption, rent-seeking, patronage

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Curse or Cure? China, Africa, and the Effects of Unconditioned Wealth

Berkley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Mar 2008
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Human Rights, International Law, Globalization

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Regulating Information Flows, Regulating Conflict: An Analysis of United States Conflict Minerals Legislation

Geottingen Journal of International Law, Vol. 3, 2011, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-39, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Christiana Ochoa and Patrick Keenan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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Conflict, Conflict Commodities, Conflict Commerce, Mining, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dodd-Frank, 1502, Information Forcing, Human Rights, International Law, SEC

The New Deterrence: Crime and Policy in the Age of Globalization

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Criminal law, law and economics, international law

The New Deterrence: Crime and Policy in the Age of Globalization

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 505, 2006
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 May 2005
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Criminal law, law and economics, international law

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Financial Globalization and Human Rights

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 46, 2008, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-13
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Mar 2008
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 295 (111,759)

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Human Rights, International Law, Globalization

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Do Norms Still Matter? The Corrosive Effects of Globalization on the Vitality of Norms

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Mar 2008
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Norms, Globalization, International Law

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The IFC's New Africa, Latin America, and Caribbean Fund: Its Worrisome Start, and How to Fix it

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 194, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-44
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 May 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Patrick Keenan and Christiana Ochoa
University of Illinois College of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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sovereign wealth funds, SWFs, human rights, development, Africa, venture capital, microfinance, International Finance Corporation, IFC, ALAC, Sovereign Funds Initiative, corruption, rent-seeking, patronage

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Sovereign Wealth Funds and Social Arrears: Should Debts to Citizens Be Treated Differently than Debts to Other Creditors?

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2009, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-29
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Apr 2009
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Conflict Minerals and the Law of Pillage

Chicago Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Nov 2013
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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pillage, conflict minerals, episodic theory

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Judges and the Politics of Death: Deciding between the Bill of Rights and the Next Election in Capital Cases

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 759, 1995, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Stephen B. Bright and Patrick Keenan
Southern Center for Human Rights and University of Illinois College of Law
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The Problem of Purpose in International Criminal Law

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2015, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-33
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2015
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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International Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, International Law

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International Institutions and the Resource Curse

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs, Forthcoming, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 78 (334,220)

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natural resources, resource curse, domestic institutions, international institutions

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The Changing Face of Terrorism and the Designation of Foreign Terrorist Organizations

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-27
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 May 2019
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Business, Human Rights, and Communities: The Problem of Community Contest in Development

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Doctrinal Innovation in International Criminal Law: Harms, Victims, and the Evolution of the Law

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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International Criminal Law, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide

International Criminal Law and Climate Change

Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law

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International Criminal Law and Climate Change

Boston University International Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-28
Posted: 23 May 2019
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law

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international criminal law, international law, climate change