Michael P. Scharf

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Dean of the School of Law, and Joseph C. Hostetler -- BakerHostetler Professor of Law

Case Western Reserve University, School of Law

11075 East Boulevard

Cleveland, OH 44106-7148

United States

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Seizing the ‘Grotian Moment’: Accelerated Formation of Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 43, p. 439, 2010, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-19
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2016
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Customary International Law, Joint Criminal Enterprise, General Assembly Resolutions, Instant Custom, Grotian Moment, International Constitutional Moment, Nuremberg, Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

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How the War Against ISIS Changed International Law

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 48, 2016, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-6
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Mar 2016
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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ISIS, ISIL, Islamic State, use of force, self-defense, humanitarian intervention, hot pursuit, failed states, Article 51 of the United Nations Charter, customary international law, terrorists, al Qaeda, targeted killing, Grotian Moment, Syria, Iraq, 9/11, Nuremberg Trial, non-state actors, Security

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Forced Marriage: Exploring the Viability of the Special Court for Sierra Leone's New Crime Against Humanity

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-35, African Perspectives on International Criminal Justice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Michael P. Scharf and Suzanne Mattler
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Special Court for Sierra Leone, Forced marriage, Crimes against humanity, Arranged marriage, Jus cogens, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Sexual slavery, Torture, Forced pregnancy, Rape, Enslavement, International Criminal Court

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Terrorism and Crimes Against Humanity

FORGING A CONVENTION FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY, Chapter 11, pp. 262-278, Leila Nadya Sadat, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2011, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-49
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Michael A. Newton and Michael P. Scharf
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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terrorist, combatant, war, humanitarian law, crimes against humanity, ICC, organizational policy, Protocol I Additional, Geneva Convention, exceptionalism, treaty interpretation, reservations

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Striking a Grotian Moment: How the Syria Airstrikes Changed International Law Relating to Humanitarian Interventions

19 Chicago Journal of International Law (2019 Forthcoming), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-11
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2018
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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humanitarian intervention, responsibility to protect, chemical weapons, Syria, airstrikes, customary international law, U.N. Security Council, use of force.

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Tainted Provenance: When, If Ever, Should Torture Evidence Be Admissible?

65 Washington and Lee Law Review 129 (2008), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-27
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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torture, exclusionary rule, Cambodia Tribunal, Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Khmer Rouge, Tuol Sleng, Miranda exception,Nazi Medical Experiments, silver platter doctrine, jus cogens, Military Commissions, doctrine of necessity, Yugoslavia Tribunal, Rwanda Tribunal

Self-Representation Versus Assignment of Defence Counsel Before International Criminal Tribunals

Journal of International Criminal Justice, 2006, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-36
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Self-representation, International trials, Due process, Rights of the defense, Saddam Hussein Trial, Slobodan Millosevic Trial, Iraqi Special Tribunal, International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Special Court for Sierra Leone, International Criminal Trib

Self-Representation Versus Assignment of Defence Counsel Before International Criminal Tribunals

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 31-46, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

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Behçet, Corticosteroids, Erythema nodosum, Genital ulcer, Therapy

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International Law in Crisis: A Qualitative Empirical Contribution to the Compliance Debate

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 31, pp. 45-97, 2009, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-33
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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The Limits of International Law, Compliance, Politics, Qualitative Empirical Analysis, State Department Legal Advisers, International Law, American Foreign Policy, International Legal Obligation, Torture Memos, Torture Convention, Geneva Conventions, Guantanamo Bay, Abu Ghraib, John Yoo

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Errors and Missteps: Key Lessons the Iraqi Special Tribunal Can Learn from the ICTY, ICTR and Scsl

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-33, Cornell International Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Sep 2005
Michael P. Scharf and Ahran Kang
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Saddam Hussein, Iraqi Special Tribunal,Yugoslavia War Crimes Tribunal, Rwanda Genocide Tribunal, Special Court for Sierra Leone, Procedure, Judicial Legitimacy, Self- Representation, International Trial Observers, Televise Court Proceedings, Witness Protection, Plea Bargaining, Hearsay Rule, Judicia

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On Terrorism and Whistle-Blowing

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 7-05, Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Michael P. Scharf and Colin McLaughlin
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Whistle-blowing, terrorism, retaliation, Abu Ghraib, CIA Black Sites, NSA Domestic wiretapping, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Model Rule 1.6, Model Rule 1.6(b), Civil Service Reform Act, Merit Systems Protection Board, Whistleblower Protection Act, Garcetti v. Ceballos

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The Lockerbie Model

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW, M. Cherif Bassiouni, ed., 3rd Ed, Transnational Publishers/Brill, 2007, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-10
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Mar 2007
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Scottish tribunal, Pan Am Flight 103, Lockerbie, Libyan terrorists, Pan Am 103 Tribunal, Montreal Convention, Camp Zeist, Chapter VII resolution of UN Security Council

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No Way Out? The Question of Unilateral Withdrawals of Referrals to the ICC and Other Human Rights Courts

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-21
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2008
Michael P. Scharf and Patrick Dowd
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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International Criminal Court, Rome Statute, Uganda, European Court of Human Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Procedure, Peace Negotiations

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Saddam on Trial: Understanding and Debating the Iraqi High Tribunal

Carolina Academic Press, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Gregory S. McNeal and Michael P. Scharf
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Saddam Hussein, Saddam Trial, Iraqi High Tribunal, war crimes, international criminal law, Iraq, international humanitarian law

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From the Exile Files: An Essay on Trading Justice for Peace

63 Washington and Lee Law Review 339 (2006), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-31
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, Liberian President Charles Taylor, International duty to prosecute, Amnesty and exile-for-peace deals, International Law, Geneva Convention, jus cogens, crimes against humanity, war crimes, universal jurisdiction, amnesty, and exile

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Accelerated Formation of Customary International Law

20 ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law 305 (2014), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-22
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2014
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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international law, customary international law, crimes against humanity, terrorism, international criminal law

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Chaos in the Courtroom: Controlling Disruptive Defendants and Contumacious Counsel in War Crimes Trials

39 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 155 (2007), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-9
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Disruptive defendants, contumacious counsel, war crimes trials,Saddam Hussein Trial,Chicago Seven,Illinois v. Allen,remedies for disruption,Slobodan Milosevic Trial,International Criminal Court, Iraqi High Tribunal, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, stand-by public defenders

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Reflections on Shared Law School Leadership

46 University of Toledo Law Review 299 - 309 (2015), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-24
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2015
Jessica Wilen Berg and Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Law School Deans, Co-Deans, Co-CEOs, Law School Admissions, Law School Fundraising, Joint Decision-making, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, dual leadership, shared leadership

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Show Trial or Real Trial? A Digest of the Evidence Submitted During the Prosecution's Case-in-Chief at the Dujail Trial of the Iraqi High Tribunal

SADDAM ON TRIAL: UNDERSTANDING THE DEBATING THE IRAQI HIGH TRIBUNAL, Michael P. Scharf and Gregory S. McNeal, eds., Carolina Academic Press, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Gregory S. McNeal and Michael P. Scharf
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Saddam Hussein, Iraq, Iraqi High Tribunal, evidence, testimony, control, knowledge, intent, command responsibility, armed conflict, war crimes, widespread attack, systematic attack, prohibited acts, execution, international humanitarian law

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The ICC's Jurisdiction Over the Nationals of Non-Party States: A Critique of the U.S. Position

64 Law & Contemporary Problems 67 (2001), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2001
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Non-Party States

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Forward: Terrorism on Trial

36 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 287 (2004), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf and Amy Miller
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law
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Lockerbie, Terrorism

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Getting Serious About An International Criminal Court

6 Pace International Law Review 103 (1994), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1994
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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International Criminal Court

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Forward: Presidential Power and Foreign Affairs

45 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 1 (2012), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf and Brittany Pizor
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law
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Executive Branch, Foreign Affairs

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The Prosecutor v. Dusko Tadic: An Appraisal of the First International War Crimes Trial Since Nüremberg

60 Albany Law Review 861 (1997), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1997
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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War Crimes Tribunal

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Clear and Present Danger: Enforcing the International Ban on Biological and Chemical Weapons Through Sanctions, Use of Force, and Criminalization

20 Michigan Journal of International Law 477 (1999), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1999
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Chemical and Biological Weapons

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Tribute to Professor Jonathan L. Entin

67 Case Western Reserve Law Review 1004 (2017), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 02 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2020
Jessica Wilen Berg and Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Have We Really Learned the Lessons of Nüremberg?

149 Military Law Review 65 (1996), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1996
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Nuremberg Tribunal

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A Tribute to Henry T. King

60 Case Western Reserve Law Review 621 (2010), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Tribute, Henry T. King

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The Torture Lawyers

20 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 389 (2010), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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International Law, Torture

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Forward: After Guantanamo

Case Western Reserve Journal 42 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 1 (2009), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf and Sonia Vohra
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law
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War on Terror

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Foreword: Lawfare!

43 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 1 (2010), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf and Shannon Pagano
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law
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lawfare

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Foreword: The Art of International Law

49 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 1 (2017), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf and Katie Steiner
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Art, International Law

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The Politics of Establishing an International Criminal Court

6 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 167 (1995), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1995
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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International Criminal Court

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Swapping Amnesty for Peace: Was There a Duty to Prosecute International Crimes in Haiti?

31 Texas International Law Journal 1 (1996), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1996
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Haiti

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Defining Terrorism As the Peacetime Equivalent of War Crimes: Problems and Prospects

36 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 359 (2004), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Terriorism

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International Law and the Torture Memos

42 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 321 (2009), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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International Law, War Crimes, 'The Limits of International Law'

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Forward: Security Detention

40 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 315 (2009), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf and Gwen Gillespie
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law
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Detainees

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Note, Beyond the Rhetoric of Comparative Interest Balancing: An Alternative Approach to Extraterritorial Discovery Conflicts

50(3) Law and Contemporary Problems 95 (1987), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1987
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Extreaterrirotial Discovery

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The Jury is Still Out on the Need for An International Criminal Court

1 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 135 (1991), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1991
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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International Criminal Court

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The Case for A Permanent International Truth Commission

7 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 375 (1997), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1997
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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International Truth Commission

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Foreword: The Role of Justice in Building Peace

35 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 153 (2003), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2003
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Justice

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Foreword: The Security and Freedom: Are the Government's Efforts to Deal with Terrorism Volatile of our Freedoms? Role of Justice in Building Peace

29 Canada-United States Law Journal 329 (2003), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2003
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Terrorism

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Forward: Lessons from the Saddam Trial

39 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 1 (2007), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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International Law, Criminal Law, Saddam Hussein's Trial

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Forward: To Prevent and to Punish: An International Conference in Commemoration of the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Genocide Convention

40 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 1 (2008), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf and Brianne Draffin
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law
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International Law, Human rights includes foreign, gender, children, Genocide Convention

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Keynote Address: The T-Team

19 Michigan State Journal of International Law 129 (2010), Case Legal Studies Research Paper 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Public Policy, International Law

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Will Saddam Hussein Get a Fair Trial?

37 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 21 (2005), Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005
Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Michael P. Scharf and Curtis Doebbler
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Independent

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Fair Trial, Saddam Hussein

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The Iraqi High Tribunal: A Viable Experiment in International Justice?

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 258-263, 2007
Posted: 08 Jul 2008
Michael P. Scharf
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 97
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Case School of Law- Mock Congressional Hearing Regarding the Nsa Wiretapping Controversy

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Georgetown University Law Center, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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NSA Surveillance, NSA, wiretapping, terrorism, fourth amendment, 4th amendment, FISA, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, warantless wiretapping