Kevin Jon Heller

University of Amsterdam

Amsterdam, 1018 WB

Netherlands

University of London - School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Thornhaugh Street

Russell Square: College Buildings 541

London, WC1H 0XG

United Kingdom

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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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam
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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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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 Amsterdam
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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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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 Amsterdam
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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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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 Amsterdam 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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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 Amsterdam
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Customary International Law, ICJ, Specially-Affected States, ILC, Custom, International Law

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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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam
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criminal law, mens rea, cognitive psychology, law and psychology, defenses, prototypes, projection, jurors, decision-making

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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 Amsterdam
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ICL, International Crime, ICC, International Criminal Law, Positivism, Naturalism, International Criminal Tribunals, Nuremberg, Jus Cogens

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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 Amsterdam
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ICC, International Criminal Court, complementarity, international crimes, Article 17, primacy

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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam

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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 Amsterdam
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ICC, complementarity, Cote d'Ivoire, evidence, criminal law, OTP, Appeals Chamber

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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 Amsterdam
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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

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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 Amsterdam
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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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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 Amsterdam
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ICC, International Criminal Court, crime of aggression, aggression, Understandings, agression amendments, VCLT, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties

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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam

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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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam
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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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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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam
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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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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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam
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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 Amsterdam
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Constitution, constitutional law, emergency powers, extraconstitutional, war powers, presidental authority, Levinson, Lincoln, Schmitt, Rossiter, Paulsen, Gross

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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 Amsterdam
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Nuremberg, Modes of Participation, Modes of Liability, IMT, International Criminal Law, International Criminal Tribunals, WW II