Patrick Keenan

University of Illinois College of Law

Associate Professor of Law

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  I'm currently working on projects on the laws of war, counterterrorism law, international criminal law, and other issues.  ”

Scholarly Papers (20)

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: 30 Sep 2021
Christiana Ochoa and Patrick Keenan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 705 (69,124)
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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: 43 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 647 (77,150)

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Human Rights, International Law, Globalization

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

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Jun 2005
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 307 (183,078)

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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 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Criminal law, law and economics, international law

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

Goettingen 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: 30 Sep 2021
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

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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: 54 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 327 (172,535)

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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, Vol. 41
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Norms, Globalization, International Law

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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: 78 Posted: 15 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Stephen B. Bright, Stephen B. Bright and Patrick Keenan
Yale University - Law SchoolSouthern Center for Human Rights and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 219 (258,153)
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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
Downloads 176 (314,652)

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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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Business, Human Rights, and Communities: The Problem of Community Contest in Development

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-18, Fordham International Law Journal Online
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 132 (398,797)
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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 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
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: 36 Posted: 06 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 129 (405,997)
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pillage, conflict minerals, episodic theory

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: 31 Posted: 21 May 2019 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 100 (492,657)

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

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 95, No. 3, 2020
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Nov 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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International Institutions and the Resource Curse

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 109 (460,396)

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natural resources, resource curse, domestic institutions, international institutions

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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: 54 Posted: 04 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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International Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, International Law

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Drones and Civilians: Emerging Evidence of the Terrorizing Effects of the U.S. Drone Programs

Santa Clara Journal of International Law, Vol. 20, Issue 1, 2021, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-05
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2022
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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International law, law of war, law of armed conflict, human rights

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The Slippery Concept of Object and Purpose in International Criminal Law

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 May 2022
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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public international law, international criminal law, international criminal court

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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, University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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International Criminal Law, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide

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Moving from Policies to Performance: Complexities and Evidence

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2021, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-06
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Nov 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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Evidence-Based Stakeholder Engagement: The Promise of Randomized Control Trials for Business and Human Rights

Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality, v.3, iss.1, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-07
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Nov 2021
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
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2021
Patrick Keenan
University of Illinois College of Law
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international criminal law, international law, climate change

International Criminal Law and Climate Change

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

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