Dinah L. Shelton

George Washington University - Law School

Manatt/Ahn Professor of Law

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

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1.

An Introduction to the History of International Human Rights Law

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 346, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 346
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Sep 2007
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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human rights, religious traditions, international law, international organizations, United Nations, NGOs, democracy

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Strict Liability in International Environmental Law

LAW OF THE SEA, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES: LIBER AMICORUM JUDGE THOMAS A. MENSAH, Tafsir Malick Ndiaye and Rüdiger Wolfrum, eds., Brill Academic Publishers, 2007, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 345, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 345,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Sep 2007
Alex Kiss and Dinah L. Shelton
Columbia University and George Washington University - Law School
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strict liability, international environmental law, transfrontier harm, international obligation, state responsibility, hazardous waste

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Guide to International Environmental Law

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 347, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 347, Alexandre Kiss, Dinah Shelton, GUIDE TO INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2007
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Alex Kiss and Dinah L. Shelton
Columbia University and George Washington University - Law School
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international environmental law, trade, human rights, disarmament, refugees

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Soft Law

HANDBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, Routledge Press, 2008, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 322, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 322
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jul 2007
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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International law, International Court of Justice, soft law, treaties

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International Human Rights in a Nutshell

Thomas Buergenthal, Dinah Shelton & David P. Stewart, INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS IN A NUTSHELL (4th ed. 2009), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-34, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-34
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Thomas Buergenthal, Dinah L. Shelton and David P. Stewart
International Court of Justice, George Washington University - Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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international law, treaties, humanitarian law, human rights

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Developing Substantive Environmental Rights

Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 89-120, March 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 502, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 502
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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environmental rights, precaution, pollution, right to health, procedural rights, access to justice, risk

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Problems in Environmental Protection and Human Rights: A Human Right to the Environment

ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Don Anton and Dinah L. Shelton
Griffith University - Griffith Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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Human Rights, International Law, Environmental Law

Self-Determination in Regional Human Rights Law: From Kosovo to Cameroon

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 105, No. 60, 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 543, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 543
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Mar 2011
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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self-determination, human rights, independence, secession, indigenous, Africa, America, Kosovo, Cameroon

Self-Determination in Regional Human Rights Law: From Kosovo to Cameroon

105 American Journal of Inernational Law 60 (2011), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-28, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-28
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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self-determination, secession, human rights, Africa, Inter-American system

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Form, Function, and the Powers of International Courts

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 9, No. 537, 2009, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 542, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 542
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Mar 2011
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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form, function, international law, international courts, ICJ, PCIJ, the Hague, international tribunal, judicial power

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Problems in Human Rights and Large Dams

ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 11-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Don Anton and Dinah L. Shelton
Griffith University - Griffith Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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Dams, Human Rights, International Finance, World Bank

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Remedies in International Human Rights Law (Chapter)

Dinah Shelton, REMEDIES IN INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW, 2d ed., 2005, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-56, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-56
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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remedies, international human rights, compensation, deterrence, rehabilitation, restorative justice

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Problems in Human Rights and Transboundary Pollution

ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 11-19
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Don Anton and Dinah L. Shelton
Griffith University - Griffith Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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Problems in Climate Change and Human Rights

ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 11-16
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Don Anton and Dinah L. Shelton
Griffith University - Griffith Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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Commitment and Compliance: The Role of Non-Binding Norms in the International Legal System (Introduction)

COMMITMENT AND COMPLIANCE: THE ROLE OF NON-BINDING NORMS IN THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL SYSTEM (Dinah Shelton ed., 2000). , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-50, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-50
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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soft law, hard law, international law, treaties

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International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice

Hurst Hannum, S. James Anaya & Dinah L. Shelton, INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS: PROBLEMS OF LAW, POLICY, AND PRACTICE (5th ed. 2011), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-35, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-35
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Hurst Hannum, S. James Anaya and Dinah L. Shelton
Tufts University - Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, University of Colorado Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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human rights, slavery, international law, United Nations

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Human Rights and the Environment: Substantive Rights

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, Malgosia Fitzmaurice, David M. Ong & Panos Merkouris, eds., 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-33, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-33
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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environmental law, health, human rights, international law

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International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion (Introduction)

INTERNATIONAL LAW AND DOMESTIC LEGAL SYSTEMS: INCORPORATION, TRANSFORMATION, AND PERSUASION, Dinah Shelton ed., 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-61, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-61
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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international law, customary law, treaties

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Environmental Protection and Human Rights

Donald K. Anton and Dinah L. Shelton, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS (2011), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-32, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-32, ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Don Anton and Dinah L. Shelton
Griffith University - Griffith Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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environmental law, human rights, renewable resources, nonrenewable resources, consumption

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Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Dinah L. Shelton, ed., 2005, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-31, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-31
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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war crimes, crimes against humanity, international law

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Nature in the Bible

MAN AND THE ENVIRONMENT: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF ALEXANDRE KISS, pp. 63-79, Frison-Roche, 1998, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 371, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 371
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Nov 2007
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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The Legal Status of Normative Pronouncements of Human Rights Treaty Bodies

1 COEXISTENCE, COOPERATION AND SOLIDARITY 553-575, Holger P. Hestermeyer et al. eds., 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-59, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-59
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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human rights, treaties, reservations, acquiescence

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The Jurisprudence of Human Rights Tribunals on Remedies for Human Rights Violations

INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND VICTIMS’ RIGHTS 57 (J.-F. Flauss ed., 2009), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-54, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-54,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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human rights tribunals, remedies, international human rights law, jurisprudence, human rights violations

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Intergenerational Equity

SOLIDARITY: A STRUCTURAL PRINCIPLE OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 123 (Rüdige Wolfrum & Chie Kojima eds., Springer 2010), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-53, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-53,
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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intergenerational equity, solidarity, international law, implementation, structural principle, human rights

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Regional Protection of Human Rights (Introduction)

Dinah Shelton, REGIONAL PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (2008), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-55, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-55
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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international law, region, human rights

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Standard-Setting by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights: An Overview from Its Inception in 1947 until the Creation of the Human Rights Council in 2006

29 Human Rights Law Journal 15 (2008), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-27, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-27
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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United Nations, Human Rights Council, human rights, standard-setting

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Using Law and Equity for Poor and the Environment

POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, pp. 11-52, Yves Le Bouthillier, Miriam A. Cohen, Jose Juan Gonzalez Marquez and Albert Mumma, eds., 2012, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-60, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-60
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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human rights, environmental law, rights-based approach, adaptation apartheid, international law

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Comments on the Normative Challenge of Environmental 'Soft Law'

The Transformation of International Environmental Law, 61–71 (Yann Kerbrat & Sandrine Malijean-Dubois ed., 2011), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-29, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-29,
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Feb 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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soft law, international law, environmental law

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Chapter 1: Foundations of International Environmental Law

Alexandre Kiss & Dinah Shelton, INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (3d ed. 2004), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-62, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-62
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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environmental law, international law, philosophy, economic development

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Reparations for Victims of International Crimes

Chapter in INTERNATIONAL CRIMES, PEACE, AND HUMAN RIGHTS: THE ROLE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT 137-147 (Dinah Shelton ed., 2000). , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-36, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-36
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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remedies, restitution, compensation, International Criminal Court, Rome Statute

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Chaper Seventeen: Prohibited Discrimination in International Law

THE DIVERSITY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF PROFESSOR KALLIOPI K. KOUFA, p. 261, Aristotle Constantinides & Nikos Zaikos, eds., 2009, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-58, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-58
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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discrimination, international law, human rights law, human rights instruments, U.N. Charter, human rights bodies, equality, non-discrimination, international tribunals

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Balancing Rights and Responsibilities: Human Rights Jurisprudence on Regulating the Content of Speech

HUMAN RIGHTS: LIMITATIONS AND PROLIFERATION, p. 211, Peter Wahlgren, ed., 55 Scandinavian Studies in Law, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-49, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-49
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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human rights jurisprudence, regulation of speech, content speech, democratic society, decision-making, freedom of expression, freedom of speech, United Nations, human rights

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International Decision: Tatar C. Roumanie, App. No. 67021/01...European Court of Human Rights, Jan. 27, 2009

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 104, p. 247, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-48, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-48
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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European Court of Human Rights, European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Romanian law, international environmental law

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Litigating a Rights-Based Approach to Climate Change

PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE ENVIRONMENT 211 (2009), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-57, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-57
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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right-based approach to climate change, environmental crises, planet, environmental harm, human rights, poor, minority communities, environment, international human rights bodies, pollution

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Chapter 3: Equitable Utilization of the Atmosphere: A Rights-Based Approach to Climate Change

Human Rights and Climate Change, p. 91, Stephen Humphreys, ed., 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-52, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-52
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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right-based approach, climate change, sovereign rights, human rights, sovereignty, natural rights, equitable allocation, equitable allocation of resources

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The Impact of Economic Globalization on Compliance

Chapter in ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION AND COMPLIANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS (Alexandre Kiss, Dinah Shelton & Kanami Ishibashi eds., 2003), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-51, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-51
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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international trade, environmental law, liability, international law

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Conservation with Justice: A Rights-Based Approach

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-30, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-30, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Environmental Law & Policy Paper No. 71
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Independent, Independent, Independent, University of Stirling - School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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international law, human rights, rights-based approach, conservation

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Eleventh Annual Grotius Lecture Response: Commentary on Achim Steiner's 2009 Grotius Lecture

American University International Law Review, Vol. 25, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-47, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-47
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Dinah L. Shelton
George Washington University - Law School
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Achim Steiner, United Nations Environmental Program, UNEP, pollution, environmental rights, industrial countries, human rights