Duncan B. Hollis

Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law

Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law

1719 N. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Why State Consent Still Matters: Non-State Actors, Treaties, and the Changing Sources of International Law

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 May 2005
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Treaty, international law, sources, non-state actors, international organizations, amendment

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Why States Need an International Law for Information Operations

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 11, p. 1023, 2007, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-43
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cyberwar, cyberterror, information operations, IO, information warfare, jus ad bellum, jus in bello, international humanitarian law, use of force, civilian distinction, perfidy, complexity, regulatory design, international law, estonia, denial of service attack, hactivists, computer network attack

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Constructing Norms for Global Cybersecurity

110 American Journal of International Law (Forthcoming), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-52
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2016
Martha Finnemore and Duncan B. Hollis
George Washington University and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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norms, cybersecurity, information and communication technologies, GGE, norm entrepreneurs,norm diffusion, habits, incompletely theorized agreements, insincere conformity, treaties, socialization, incentives, persuasion

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A Comparative Approach to Treaty Law and Practice

NATIONAL TREATY LAW & PRACTICE, D. Hollis, M. R. Blakeslee, L. B. Ederington, eds., The American Society of International Law, Martinus Nijhoff, 2005
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Aug 2005
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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comparative law, international law, treaties, Austria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

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An e-SOS for Cyberspace

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 2, Summer 2011
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2021
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cyberattack, cyberexploitation, cyberterrorism, cyberthreats, duty to assist, duty to rescue, international law, law of the sea, regime design, attribution, anonymity, Internet, cyberspace

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Beyond Naming and Shaming: Accusations and International Law in Cybersecurity

European Journal of International Law (forthcoming 2020), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-14
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2020
Martha Finnemore and Duncan B. Hollis
George Washington University and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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naming and shaming, accusations, cyber operations, attribution, cyberwar, cybercrime, cybersecurity, cyber attack, cyber espionage, constructivism, international law, international relations, customary international law

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New Tools, New Rules: International Law and Information Operations

THE MESSAGE OF WAR: INFORMATION, INFLUENCE AND PERCEPTION IN ARMED CONFLICT, G. David and T. McKeldin, eds., 2008, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-15
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Aug 2007
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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international law, international humanitarian law, law of war, information operations, information warfare, cyberwar, cyberterror, cybercrime, computer network attacks, psychological operations, jus ad bellum, jus in bello, civilian distinction, perfidy, use of force

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Re-Thinking the Boundaries of Law in Cyberspace: A Duty to Hack?

in Cyberwar: Law & Ethics for Virtual Conflicts (J. Ohlin et al., eds., Oxford University Press, 2014 Forthcoming), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cyberspace, cyberwar, cybercrime, cyberthreats, cyber terrorism, cyber operations, international humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, use of force, tallinn, treaties, hack, internet, governance, boundaries, borders

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The Existential Function of Interpretation in International Law

Interpretation in International Law (Andrea Bianchi, Daniel Peat & Matthew Windsor, eds., Oxford University Press 2014), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-43
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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existential interpretation, treaty, treaties, interpretation, treaty interpretation, sources doctrine, international law, international discourse, dispute resolution, secondary rules, international legal theory, positivism, naturalism, principle agent theory, Syria, responsibility to protect

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Setting the Stage: Autonomous Legal Reasoning in International Humanitarian Law

Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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autonomous weapons, autonomous lethal weapons, lethal autonomous weapons, international humanitarian law, IHL, laws of armed conflict, drones, killer robots, cybersecurity, cyber operations, cyberwar

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'Political' Commitments and the Constitution

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2009, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-75
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 28 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2009
Duncan B. Hollis and Joshua J. Newcomer
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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political commitments, treaty, treaties, treaty-making, Article II, foreign affairs, dormant foreign affairs, residual foreign affairs, non-legally binding, gentleman's agreements, iraq, strategic framework agreement, constitution, international law

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Review Essay, Contemporary Issues in the Law of Treaties

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 101, p. 695, 2007, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-40
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2008
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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treaty, fragmentation, Hart, primary rules, secondary rules, breach, soft law, tacit amendment, ILC Study Group, optional clause jurisdiction, state responsibility, VCLT, vienna convention, kyoto protocol compliance

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The Influence of War; The War for Influence

Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2018, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-19
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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influence operations, information warfare, misinformation, disinformation, Russia, cybersecurity, cyberwar, fake news, elections, sovereignty, non-intervention, human rights, self-determination

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Unpacking the Compact Clause

Texas Law Review, 2009, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-26
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 May 2009 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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compact clause, compact, agreement, treaty, treaties, constitution, foreign compact, states, sub-national, FSAs, vattel, interstate compact, separation of powers, federalism, Cuba, Kansas, foreign affairs power

15.

Interpretation and International Law

Fundamental Concepts for International Law: The Construction of a Discipline (Jean d’Aspremont & Sahib Singh, eds., Edward Elgar, 2015, Forthcoming) , Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-42
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2016
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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interpretation, application, exposition, treaties, treaty, unilateral declarations, vienna convention, textualism, teleological

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Executive Federalism: Forging New Federalist Constraints on the Treaty Power

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-12, Southern California Law Review, Vol. 79, 2006
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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treaty, constitution, federalism, safeguards, executive, legislature, senate, congress, states' rights, enumerated powers, Supreme Court, judiciary, foreign relations, foreign affairs, international law

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Introduction to the Oxford Guide to Treaties

The Oxford Guide to Treaties, D. B. Hollis, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-36
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2012
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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treaty, treaties, pacta sunt servanda, Vienna Convention, Oxford Guide to Treaties, EU, NGOs, International Organizations, human rights, treaty-making, signature, reservations, application, termination, third party rights, amendments, succession, fragmentation, treaty interpretation

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Stewardship versus Sovereignty? International Law and the Apportionment of Cyberspace

Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, Cyberdialogue 2012: What Is Stewardship in Cyberspace?, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-25
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2014
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cyberspace, sovereignty, stewardship, high seas, antarctic, res commuins, res nullius, governance

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Promoting International Cybersecurity Cooperation: Lessons from the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)

Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-568, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-03
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2018
Duncan B. Hollis and Matthew C. Waxman
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Columbia Law School
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Cybersecurity, International Law, Proliferation Security Initiative

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China and the U.S. Strategic Construction of Cybernorms: The Process is the Product

Aegis (Hoover Institution Paper Series on National Security, Technology, and Law, 2017), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-19
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2017
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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cybernorms, cybersecurity, norms, international law, espionage, cyberespionage, intellectual property theft, China, constructivism, international humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, sovereignty

21.

Sources and Interpretation Theories: An Interdependent Relationship

The Oxford Handbook on the Sources of International Law (Jean d'Aspremont & Samantha Besson, eds., Oxford University Press, 2016 Forthcoming), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-46
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2016
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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sources of international law, treaties, interpretation, Article 38, Vienna Convention, existential interpretation, law ascertainment, customary international law, general principles of internationa law

22.

Defending Democracies via Cybernorms

Defending Democracies: Combating Foreign Election Interference in a Digital Age (Duncan B. Hollis & Jens David Ohlin, eds., OUP), Forthcoming, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-17
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2020
Duncan B. Hollis and Jan Neutze
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Independent
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election interference, foreign election interference, hacking, cyber-attacks, elections, misinformation, disinformation, doxing, cybernorms, Paris Call, multi-stakeholder, international law, domestic law, technical measures, electoral processes

23.

Treaties in the Supreme Court, 1861-1900

THE U.S. SUPREME COURT AND INTERNATIONAL LAW: CONTINUITY OR CHANGE? W. Dodge, M. Ramsey & D. Sloss, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2010, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-15
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Treaties, Supreme Court, Legal History, International Law, Later-in-Time, Last-in-Time, Private Rights, Good Faith, Liberal Interpretation, Treaty Supremacy, Self-Execution, Non-Self-Executing

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Disaggregating Devils Lake: Can Non-State Actors, Hegemony, or Principal-Agent Theory Explain the Boundary Waters Treaty?

Responsibility of Individuals, States and Organizations, 2007, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-05
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Mar 2007
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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international law, international environmental law, non-state actors, hegemonic law, hegemony, principal-agent theory, trustees, Boundary Waters Treaty, BWT, International Joint Commission, IJC, treaty interpretation, VCLT, slippage, Canada, Garrison, pollution, invasive species, risk, precaution

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Information Operations under International Law

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 55, 2022, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-16
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 06 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2022
Duncan B. Hollis, Tsvetelina J van Benthem and Talita Dias
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law and Jesus College, University of Oxford
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information operations, disinformation, misinformation, malinformation, human rights, sovereignty, non-interference, due diligence, Corfu Channel, cyber operations, cyber attacks, cyber terrorism

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Peaceful Settlement in International Law

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 57, No. 2, 2022, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-37
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2022
Duncan B. Hollis and Eneken Tikk
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and University of Helsinki
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Peaceful settlement of disputes, dispute settlement, UN Charter, cyberspace, cyber conflicts, international peace and security, compliance, effectiveness, institutionalism, international law, international legal history

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Threatening Force in Cyberspace

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-02, Laura Dickinson and Edward Berg (eds.), Big Data and Armed Conflict: Legal Issues Above and Below the Armed Conflict Threshold (Oxford University Press, 2022, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2022
Duncan B. Hollis and Tsvetelina J van Benthem
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and University of Oxford, Faculty of Law
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threats, threats of force, use of force, cyberspace, cyber operations, cyber espionage, espionage, surveillance, cyber war, jus ad bellum, tunnels

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International Decision: Spector V. Norwegian Cruise Line Ltd.

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 99, p. 881, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Dec 2006
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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international law, comity, charming betsy, flag state, jurisdiction, extraterritoriality

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The Elusive Foreign Compact

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 4, 2008, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-27
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 May 2009 Last Revised: 18 May 2009
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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compact clause, compact, foreign compact, states, treaty, treaties, agreements, missouri, missouri v. holland, manitoba, separation of powers, federalism

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An Intersubjective Treaty Power

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 4, 2015, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-05
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2015
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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treaty, treaties, treaty power, intersubjectivity, intersubjective, federalism, constitution, foreign relations law, states rights, international concern, treaty formation, ratification, private international law, human rights, native american relations

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The Global Governance of the Internet

in Duncan Snidal & Michael N. Barnnett (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Institutions (OUP, Forthcoming 2023), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-17
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2022
Duncan B. Hollis and Kal Raustiala
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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cyberspace, internet, internet governance, digital governance, multilateralism, multistakeholder, 'splinternet', regime complex

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Guidelines of the Inter-American Juridical Committee on Binding and Non-Binding Agreements

Organization of American States, Inter-American Juridical Committee, Resolution CJI/RES. 259 (XCVII-O/20) (2020), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-12
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 19 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2021
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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treaties, international agreements, political commitments, inter-institutional agreements, informal agreements, MOUs, inter-state contracts, binding agreements, non-binding agreements, binding instruments, non-binding instruments

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Treaty Self-Execution as 'Foreign' Foreign Relations Law?

Forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law (Curtis A. Bradley ed.), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-25
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2018
Duncan B. Hollis and Carlos Manuel Vazquez
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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Review: Treaties and Their Practice -- Symptoms of Their Rise and Decline

114 Am J. Int'l Law. 785 (2020), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-04
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2021
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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treaty, treaties, international law, peace, security, human rights, trade, investment, climate change, environment, treaty practice, treaty compliance, treaty effectiveness

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Preface and Introduction to the Second Edition of the Oxford Guide to Treaties

The Oxford Guide to Treaties, Second Edition (OUP, 2020), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-18
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2020
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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Treaty, Treaties, Pacta Sunt Servanda, Vienna Convention, MOUs, Soft Law, Political Commitments, Effectiveness, Compliance, EU, NGOs, International Organizations, Human Rights, Treaty-Making, Signature, Reservations, Application, Termination

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International Law and Cyberspace: What Does State Silence Say?

in Danae Azaria (ed.), State Silence Across International Law (OUP, forthcoming 2023), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-22
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Sep 2022
Duncan B. Hollis and Barrie Sander
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Leiden University - Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs
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cyberspace, silence, reactive silence, state silence, cyber operations, covert operations, secret operations, quasi-covert operations, international law, internet governance, multistakeholder

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Do International Agreements Have a Consent Problem?

in Samantha Besson (ed.), Consenting to International Law (CUP, Forthcoming 2023), Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-23
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Sep 2022
Duncan B. Hollis
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
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consent, international agreement, treaty, political commitment, non-binding agreement, contract, treaty-making, formalities, intent, will, interpretation, amendment