Christiana Ochoa

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Professor of Law

211 S. Indiana Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

http://law.indiana.edu/directory/cochoa.asp

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Individual and Customary International Law Formation

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 119-186, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 75
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2013
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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custom, customary international law, CIL, international law, human rights, individuals, cosmopolitanism, cosmopolitan

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Towards a Cosmopolitan Vision of International Law: Identifying and Defining CIL Post Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 105, 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2013
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 714 (28,255)
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International Law, Customary International Law, human rights, Alien Tort Claims Act, Alien Tort Statute, norms, sovereignty, individual, cosmopolitan, cosmopolitanism

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The 2008 Ruggie Report: A Framework for Business and Human Rights

ASIL Insights, Vol. 12, No. 12, June 2008, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2013
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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transnational corporations, human rights, corporate social responsibility, governance, John Ruggie

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The Human Rights Potential of Sovereign Wealth Funds

40 Geo. J. Int’l L. 1151 (2009), Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-27, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 132,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2013
Christiana Ochoa and Patrick Keenan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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sovereign wealth funds, SWFs, human rights, development, Africa, venture capital, microfinance, International Finance Corporation, IFC, Sovereign Funds Initiative, corruption, rent-seeking, patronage

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From Odious Debt to Odious Finance: Avoiding the Externalities of a Functional Odious Debt Doctrine

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2008, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 87
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2013
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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odious debt, sovereign debt, odious finance, debt relief, expropriation, debt reduction, corruption, natural resources, natural resource exploitation, labor, corporate social responsibility, international law

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Regulating Information Flows, Regulating Conflict: An Analysis of United States Conflict Minerals Legislation

Geottingen Journal of International Law, Vol. 3, 2011, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-39, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Christiana Ochoa and Patrick Keenan
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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Conflict, Conflict Commodities, Conflict Commerce, Mining, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dodd-Frank, 1502, Information Forcing, Human Rights, International Law, SEC

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Compliance: Lessons from the International Law - International Relations Discourse

Santa Clara Journal of International Law, Vol. 9, 2011, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2014
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Business, Corporations, Human Rights, International Environmental Law, Environmental Protection, Corruption, International Anti-Corruption, International Relations, International Law, Compliance Theory, Global Governance

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Advancing the Language of Human Rights in a Global Economic Order: An Analysis of a Discourse

57 Boston College Third World Law Journal 23 (2003), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 9
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Jan 2005 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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human rights, transnational corporations, international economic organizations

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The Relationship of Participatory Democracy to Participatory Law Formation

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2008, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 101
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2013
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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democracy, participatory democracy, law-making, law making, participatory law-making, customary international law, CIL

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Book Review: Companies, International Trade and Human Rights, by Janet Dine

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 27, 2005, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 52
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2013
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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human rights, international trade

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Access to U.S. Federal Courts as a Forum for Human Rights Disputes: Pluralism and the Alien Tort Claims Act

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 12, p. 631, 2005, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2015
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Customary International Law, Alien Tort Claims Act, Alien Tort Statute, legal pluralism, civic pluralism, human rights

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Disintegrating Customary International Law: Reactions to Withdrawing from Custom

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 178, Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 21, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Customary International Law, CIL, Withrawing From CIL, Withdrawing fom Custom, Symmetrical Entrenchment, Contract, Agency

13.

The IFC's New Africa, Latin America, and Caribbean Fund: Its Worrisome Start, and How to Fix it

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 194, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-44
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 May 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Patrick Keenan and Christiana Ochoa
University of Illinois College of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 114 (187,200)

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sovereign wealth funds, SWFs, human rights, development, Africa, venture capital, microfinance, International Finance Corporation, IFC, ALAC, Sovereign Funds Initiative, corruption, rent-seeking, patronage

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Guatemala's Gender Equality Reforms: CIL in the Making

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 83, 2008, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 134
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2013
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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international law, transnational networks, gender equality, women's rights, human rights, CIL, customary international law, democratic deficit

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Generating Conflict: Gold, Water and Vulnerable Communities in the Colombian Highlands

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 377, NATURAL RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW PERSPECTIVES Routledge Press (Tan & Foundez, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017).
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Mining, Gold, Human Rights, Extractive Industry, Water, Conflict, Human Rights, Development, Paramo de Santurban, Colombia

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Contracts on the Seabed

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 376
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Jul 2017
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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seabed mining, deep sea mining, DSM, Vanuatu, mining licenses, contracts, International Seabed Authority, human rights, human well-being

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Transferring Wealth, Developing Poverty

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 281
Posted: 05 Mar 2014
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law

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human rights, development, natural resources, mining, gold, foreign direct investment, environment, activism, politics, law & development, Greystar, EcoOro, Paramo de Santurban, Colombia

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The Underappreciated Externalities of a Functional Odious Debt Doctrine

Posted: 01 Feb 2007
Christiana Ochoa
Indiana University Maurer School of Law

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odious debt, debt, international law, human rights, succession, international finance