Kevin Jon Heller

University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)

Denmark

Australian National University

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Australia

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1.

'One Hell of a Killing Machine': Signature Strikes and International Law

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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drones, signature strikes, UAVs, personality strikes, IHL, international criminal law, international human rights law, targeting, DPH

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The Limits of Article 8(2)(b)(iv) of the Rome Statute, the First Ecocentric Environmental War Crime

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review (GIELR), Vol. 20, 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Apr 2007
Kevin Jon Heller and Jessica C. Lawrence
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University and University of Essex
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war crimes, environmental law, international law, international environmental law, criminal law, mens rea, proportionality, ICC, international criminal court, suppression conventions, wartime environmental damage

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The Shadow Side of Complementarity: The Effect of Article 17 of the Rome Statute on National Due Process

Criminal Law Forum, Vol. 17, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jun 2006
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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International Criminal Law, International Criminal Court, ICC, Rome Statute, Complementarity

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Situational Gravity Under the Rome Statute

FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Carsten Stahn and Larissa van den Herik, eds., TMC Asser/CUP, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2008
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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ICC, International Criminal Court, Rome Statute, international criminal law, international criminal justice, transitional justice, gravity, investigations, Office of the Prosecutor

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Specially-Affected States and the Formation of Custom

112 American Journal of International Law, 2018, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2017-45, Amsterdam Center for International Law No. 2017-30
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2018
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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Customary International Law, ICJ, Specially-Affected States, ILC, Custom, International Law

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The Rome Statute in Comparative Perspective

THE STANFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW, Kevin Jon Heller & Markus Dirk Dubber, eds., 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 370
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2009
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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Rome Statute, international criminal law, ICC, criminal law, comparative law, comparative criminal law, common law, civil law

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Introduction: Comparative Criminal Law

THE HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW, Kevin Heller & Markus Dubber, eds., Stanford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Kevin Jon Heller and Markus D. Dubber
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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comparative law, criminal law, comparative criminal law, international law, international criminal law, international criminal court, criminal law theory

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The Cognitive Psychology of Circumstantial Evidence

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 105, 2006
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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circumstantial evidence, direct evidence, false convictions, cognitive psychology, judgment and decision making, jury decision-making, Story Model, relative-plausibility theory

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What Is an International Crime? (A Revisionist History)

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2017
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 10 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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ICL, International Crime, ICC, International Criminal Law, Positivism, Naturalism, International Criminal Tribunals, Nuremberg, Jus Cogens

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The Illegality of 'Genuine' Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention

32 European Journal of International Law (forthcoming, 2021)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2020
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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jus ad bellum, use of force, UN Charter, self-defense, humanitarian intervention, non-intervention, invasion

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The International Commission of Inquiry on Libya: A Critical Analysis

Jens Meierhenrich (ed.), International Commissions: The Role of Commissions of Inquiry in the Investigation of International Crimes, 2013 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2012
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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ICL, international criminal law, human rights, fact-finding, commissions of inquiry, Libya, international criminal court

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'A Stick to Hit the Accused With': The Legal Recharacterization of Facts under Regulation 55

Carsten Stahn et al (eds), The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court: A Critical Account of Challenges and Achievements (OUP, 2014 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 23 May 2014
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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Regulation 55, recharacterization, prosecutorial independence, fair trial, amendment of charges, Rome Statute, ICC, international criminal law

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The Cognitive Psychology of Mens Rea

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 99, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2008
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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criminal law, mens rea, cognitive psychology, law and psychology, defenses, prototypes, projection, jurors, decision-making

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Radical Complementarity

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 14, 2016
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jan 2016
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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ICC, complementarity, Cote d'Ivoire, evidence, criminal law, OTP, Appeals Chamber

Retreat From Nuremberg: The Leadership Requirement in the Crime of Aggression

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 18, pp. 477-97, 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2007
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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crime of aggression, international criminal court, ICC, Nuremberg, international military tribunal, IMT, nuremberg military tribunal, NMT, international military tribunal for the far east, IMTFE, industrialists, international criminal law, special working group, assembly of states parties

Retreat from Nuremberg: The Leadership Requirement in the Crime of Aggression

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 477-497, 2007
Posted: 20 Jun 2008
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University

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A Sentence-Based Theory of Complementarity

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 53, No. 1, Winter 2012, Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law: Critical Perspectives, 2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2012
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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ICC, International Criminal Court, complementarity, international crimes, Article 17, primacy

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The Uncertain Legal Status of the Aggression Understandings

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 9, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2011
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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ICC, International Criminal Court, crime of aggression, aggression, Understandings, agression amendments, VCLT, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

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The Use and Abuse of Analogy in IHL

Jens Ohlin (ed.), Theoretical Boundaries of Armed Conflict & Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jan 2015
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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targeting, detention, IHL, IHRL, jus ad bellum, use of force, international humanitarian law, human rights law, sovereignty, lex specalis

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What Happens to the Acquitted?

Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 21, pp. 663-680, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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ICC, ICTR, ICTY, international criminal court, international tribunal, international criminal law, acquitted, innocent, refugee law, immigration law, asylum, ne bis in idem, double jeopardy, Rwanda

Mistake of Legal Element, the Common Law, and Article 32 of the Rome Statute: A Critical Analysis

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol 6, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2008
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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international criminal law, international humanitarian law, Rome Statute, International Criminal Court, ICC, common law, civil law, mistake, substantive criminal law, criminal defenses, mens rea, mental states

Mistake of Legal Element, the Common Law, and Article 32 of the Rome Statute: A Critical Analysis

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 419-445, 2008
Posted: 08 Aug 2008
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University

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Who Is Afraid of the Crime of Aggression?

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2020, Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2019-49, Amsterdam Center for International Law No. 2019-27
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2019
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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ICL, international criminal law, aggression, deterrence, use of force, jus ad bellum

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Review Essay, Deconstructing International Criminal Law

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 106, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2008
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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international criminal law, criminal law, transitional justice, human rights, liberalism, collective sanctions, retributivism, deterrence, gacaca, truth and reconciliation commission, amnesties

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A Poisoned Chalice: The Substantive and Procedural Defects of the Iraqi High Tribunal

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 39, 2007
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2006
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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international criminal law, international due process, IHT, Iraqi High Tribunal, Saddam Hussein, ICCPR, international courts, international tribunals, Iraq

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In Defense of Pure Sovereignty in Cyberspace

Forthcoming, International Law Studies, 2021
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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cyber, cyberspace, cyber warfare, cyber-espionage, cyber attack, sovereignty, non-intervention, use of force, public international law, non-intervention, Tallinn Manual

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The Law of Neutrality Does Not Apply to the Conflict with Al-Qaeda, and It’s a Good Thing, Too: A Response to Chang

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 47, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2012
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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IHL, international humanitarian law, law of war, law of neutrality, belligerency, jus in bello, jus ad bellum, UN Charter, use of force, non-state actors, counterterrorism

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International Decision, Prosecutor v. Karemera et al. (ICTR)

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 101, 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Dec 2006
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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ICTR, Appeals Chamber, Trial Chamber, genocide, specific intent, proof of intent, judicial notice, international criminal law

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The Taylor Sentencing Judgment: A Critical Analysis

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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Charles Taylor, SCSL, Sierra Leone, Liberia, international tribunals, international criminal law, war crimes, crimes against humanity, sentencing, aggravating factors

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Completion Strategies and the Office of the Prosecutor

INTERNATIONAL PROSECUTORS, Luc Reydams, et. al., eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2011
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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The Role of the International Prosecutor

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL ADJUDICATION, Cesare Romano, Karen Alter, Yuval Shany, eds, OUP, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2013
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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The Rhetoric of Necessity (or, Sanford Levinson's Pinteresque Conversation)

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 779, 2006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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Constitution, constitutional law, emergency powers, extraconstitutional, war powers, presidental authority, Levinson, Lincoln, Schmitt, Rossiter, Paulsen, Gross

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Beyond the Ban: Comparing the Ability of 'Killer Robots' and Human Soldiers to Comply with IHL

46 Fletcher Forum of World Affairs __ (2022)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 24 May 2022
Lena Trabucco and Kevin Jon Heller
Centre for Military Studies and University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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The Unlawfulness of a Bloody Nose Strike on North Korea

96 International Law Studies __ (2020), Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2020-04, Amsterdam Center for International Law No. 2020-03
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2020
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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Jus ad bellum, use of force, armed attack, self-defence, imminence, UN Charter, North Korea, United States, reprisals

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'Taking a Consenting Part': The Lost Mode of Participation

Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Oct 2016
Kevin Jon Heller
University of Copenhagen (Centre for Military Studies)Australian National University
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Nuremberg, Modes of Participation, Modes of Liability, IMT, International Criminal Law, International Criminal Tribunals, WW II