Robert D. Sloane

Boston University - School of Law

Professor of Law

765 Commonwealth Avenue

1404G

Boston, MA 02215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Indirect Expropriation and its Valuation in the BIT Generation

British Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 75, p. 115, 2004, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-43
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Robert D. Sloane and W. Michael Reisman
Boston University - School of Law and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,348 (8,802)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bilateral Investment Treaties, BITs, Friendship-Commerce-and-Navagation Treaties, FCNs, Hayek, restitutio in integrum, moment of expropriation, moment of valuation

2.

The Changing Face of Recognition in International Law: A Case Study of Tibet

Emory International Law Review, Vol. 16, p. 107, 2002, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-44
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 1,132 (11,044)
Citation 1

Abstract:

concept of state recognition, Tibet, government-in-exile, political recognition of statehood, legal recognition of statehood, civil recognition of statehood, right of peoples to political self-determination

3.

The Cost of Conflation: Preserving the Dualism of Jus Ad Bellum and Jus in Bello in the Contemporary Law of War

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 34, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2009
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 887 (14,138)
Citation 1

Abstract:

jus ad bellum, jus in bello, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, law of war, use of force

4.

The Expressive Capacity of International Punishment: the Limits of the National Law Analogy and the Potential of International Criminal Law

Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, 2007, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-112, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-17
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 May 2006
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 561 (27,497)
Citation 5

Abstract:

punishment, sentencing, international criminal tribunals, expressivism

5.

Breaking the Genuine Link: The Contemporary International Legal Regulation of Nationality

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 50, Winter 2009, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-27
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2009
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 527 (31,044)

Abstract:

nationality, international law, International Court of Justice, genuine link, abuse of rights, investor-state arbitration, judidical equality, jus sanguinis, jus soli, Nottebohm, Flegenheimer, Soufraki, Champion Trading, Siag, diplomatic protection, ICSID Convention, functional analysis

6.

Outrelativizing Relativism: A Liberal Defense of the Universality of International Human Rights

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 34, p. 527, 2001, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-42
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 347 (58,657)
Citation 1

Abstract:

International Human Rights, classical liberalism, cultural pluralism, universal human rights, Isaiah Berlin, liberal conception of autonomy, human rights law

7.

The Policies of State Succession: Harmonizing Self-Determination and Global Order in the Twenty-First Century

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 30, 2007, p. 1288, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Feb 2007
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 281 (83,842)

Abstract:

state succession, self-determination, global order, international commercial obligations, state secession

8.

Prologue to a Voluntarist War Convention

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 106, 2007, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 May 2007 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2008
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 271 (85,150)
Citation 2

Abstract:

international humanitarian law, global war on terrorism, Al Qaeda, terrorism, terrorist networks, Additional Protocol I, Geneva Conventions, private armies, non-combatant immunity, law of war, law of armed conflict

9.

Human Rights for Hedgehogs? Global Value Pluralism, International Law and Some Reservations of the Fox

Boston University Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston University School of Law Working Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 206 (113,001)
Citation 3

Abstract:

human rights, Isaiah Berlin, value pluralism, law and ethics, sovereignty, international law, Ronald Dworkin, objectivity, metaethics

10.

Sentencing for the 'Crime of Crimes': the Evolving 'Common Law' of Sentencing of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 5, pp. 713-34, 2007, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-113, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 195 (117,200)

Abstract:

sentencing, genocide, Rwanda, ICTR, international criminal tribunals

11.

The Constitutionality of Decolonization by Associated Statehood: Puerto Rico's Legal Status Reconsidered

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 50, 2009, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-19
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 09 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2009
Gary Lawson and Robert D. Sloane
Boston University School of Law and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 191 (111,023)

Abstract:

Puerto Rico, associated state, Appointments Clause, Territories Clause, decolonization, Trusteeship Council, self-determination

12.

AJIL Review of Mark Drumbl's Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law (2007)

American Journal of International Law, pp. 197-206, 2008, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-27
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2008
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 178 (126,924)

Abstract:

international criminal law, ICL, mass atrocity, transitional justice, punishment, sentencing

13.

The Scope of Executive Power in the Twenty-First Century: An Introduction

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 341, 2008, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-17
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 May 2008
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 162 (133,259)
Citation 2

Abstract:

unitary executive, customary international law, executive power, president

14.

Review of 'Law at the Vanishing Point: A Philosophical Analysis of International Law,' by Aaron Fichtelberg

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 104, pp. 549-557, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 25 May 2011
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 157 (130,652)

Abstract:

international law, legal philosophy, jurisprudence, legal theory, positivism

15.

Measures Necessary to Ensure: The ICJ's Provisional Measures Order in Avena and Other Mexican Nationals

Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 04-19, Journal of International Law, Vol. 17, pp, 673-694, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 139 (161,320)

Abstract:

death penalty, International Court of Justice, provisional measures, relationship between international and municipal law, Vienna Convention on Consular Relations

16.

More than What Courts Do: Jurisprudence, Decision, and Dignity - In Brief Encounters and Global Affairs

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 34, pp. 517-524, 2009, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-39
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Aug 2009
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 138 (165,019)

Abstract:

W. Michael Reisman, jurisprudence, New Haven School, Myres S. McDougal

17.

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

THE RULES, PRACTICE, AND JURISPRUDENCE OF INTERNATIONAL COURTS AND TRIBUNALS, Chiara Giorgetti, ed., Brill, Forthcoming, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-56
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2011
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 121 (159,477)

Abstract:

Internaitonal Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), international criminal law, international court, international tribunal, international criminal court, genocide, international criminal procedure, non-international armed conflict, Additional Protocol II of 1977

18.

Review of James Q. Whitnman, the Verdict of Battle: The Law of Victory and the Making of Modern War (2012)

107 American Journal of International Law (Forthcoming), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-29
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 114 (166,864)

Abstract:

pitched battle, intenational humanitarian law, law of war, law of armed conflict, military history, just war theory, jus victoriae

19.

Puzzles of Proportion and the 'Reasonable Military Commander': Reflections on the Law, Ethics, and Geopolitics of Proportionality

6 Harvard National Security Journal 299 (2015), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-21
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jun 2015
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 100 (167,868)

Abstract:

proportionality, jus in bello, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, Additional Protocol I, asymmetric warfare, counterinsurgency

20.

Tibetan Diaspora in the Shadow of The Self-Immolation Crisis: Consequences of Colonialism

'Tibetan Diaspora in the Shadow of the Self-Immolation Crisis: Consequences of Colonialism', Chapter X in: 'Still Waiting for Tomorrow: The Law and Politics of Unresolved Refugee Crises', (Suan Akram & Tom Syring (eds.), Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Forthcoming), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-44
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2014
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 92 (189,256)

Abstract:

Tibet, self-determination, China, minority rights, colonization, decolonization, human rights, refugees, self-immolation

21.

The Incident at Cavalese and Strategic Compensation

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 94, p. 505, 2000, Boston Univ. School of Law Working Paper No. 00-13
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
W. Michael Reisman and Robert D. Sloane
Yale University - Law School and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 63 (264,317)

Abstract:

North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO, Status of Forces Agreement, jurisdictional allocation between sending state and receiving state, collateral damage, civil compensation, jus in bello, law of armed conflict

22.

The Puzzling Persistence of Curtiss-Wright-based Theories of Executive Power

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 5072, 2011, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-38
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2011
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 56 (286,158)

Abstract:

Curtiss-Wright, foreign relations, executive power, Presidency, national security

23.

The Sad, Quiet Death of Missouri v. Holland: How Bond Hobbled the Treaty Power

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 41, No. 2, Page 51, 2015, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-02
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2016
Michael J. Glennon and Robert D. Sloane
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Boston University - School of Law
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Abstract:

federalism, treaties, foreign relations law, Tenth Amendment, Treaty Clause, international law, states, Missouri v. Holland, Bond v. United States, constitutional avoidance

24.

On the Use and Abuse of Necessity in the Law of State Responsibility

106 American Journal of International Law 447 (2012), Boston Univ. School of Law Paper No. 11-16
Posted: 30 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2012
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law

Abstract:

Necessity, Articles on Responsibility of State of Internationally Wrongful Acts, State Responsibility, Investor-State Arbitration, Law of Nations, Choice of Evils, International Law Commission (ILC), International Tribunals, Intermnational Arbitration

25.

Sentencing for the Crime of Crimes: The Evolving Common Law of Sentencing of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 713-734, 2007
Posted: 08 Jul 2008
Robert D. Sloane
Boston University - School of Law

Abstract: