Susan D. Franck

American University - Washington College of Law

Professor of Law

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

The Legitimacy Crisis in Investment Treaty Arbitration: Privatizing Public International Law Through Inconsistent Decisions

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 1521, 2005
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 11 Oct 2005
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Bilateral investment treaty, inconsistent decisions, foreign direct investment, dispute resolution, arbitration, investment treaty arbitration

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Foreign Direct Investment, Investment Treaty Arbitration and the Rule of Law

McGeorge Global Business and Development Law Journal, Vol. 19, p. 337, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Mar 2006
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Foreign Investment, FDI, Investment Treaty, BIT, NAFTA, AUSFTA, ICSID, treaty arbitration, China, Brazil, Ireland, Australia, Rule of Law

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Empirically Evaluating Claims About Investment Treaty Arbitration

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 15 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Empirical Legal Studies, Law and Society, Investment Treaties, BIT, IIA, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Dispute Systems Design, ICSID, Litigation Explosion, Litigotiation, Women and Law, OECD, Legitimacy

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Development and Outcomes of Investment Treaty Arbitration

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, Summer 2009, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2009-04
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2009
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Empirical Legal Studies, Law and Society, Investment Treaties, BIT, IIA, OECD, World Bank, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Dispute Systems Design, ICSID, Legitimacy, Development

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The Role of International Arbitrators

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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international arbitration, arbitrators, confidentiality, duty, contract, tort, expert determination, neutrality, independence, impartiality, dispute resolution

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The Liability of International Arbitrators: A Comparative Analysis and Proposal for Qualified Immunity

New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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International, arbitration, dispute resolution, immunity, liability, professional code of conduct, comparative law

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Integrating Investment Treaty Conflict and Dispute Systems Design

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 92, p. 161, 2007
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Investment treaty arbitration, ICSID, BIT, foreign investment, mediation, ombuds, dispute resolution, conflict theory, dispute systems design, legitimacy, litigation explosion, investment treaty, IIA, investor-State

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Challenges Facing Investment Disputes: Reconsidering Dispute Resolution in International Investment Agreements

APPEALS MECHANISMS IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT DISPUTES, Karl P. Sauvant, ed., Oxford University Press, 2008, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2009-03
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2009
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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International Investment Agreement, IIA, BIT, foreign investment, ADR, conflict management, conflict theory, dispute management, dispute systems design, investor-state dispute resolution, ICSID, mediation, negotiation, ombuds, fact-finding

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FDI Perspectives: Issues in International Investment

FDI PERSPECTIVES: ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT, K. Sauvant, L. Sachs, K. Davies, R. Zandvliet, eds., Vale Columbia Center, 2011
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 23 Jan 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University - Columbia Center on Substainable Investment, Columbia University, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden Law School, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Political Science, Duke University, Political Science, University of Michigan Law School, Autonomous University of Madrid, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, WU, Vienna University of Economics and BA, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, East-West Center, Drylands Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Berlin School of Economics and Law, University of St. Gallen - Law Department, Melbourne Law School, Investment Division, OECD, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Investment Division, State of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, University of Oklahoma, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Heenan Blaikie LLP, McGill University - Faculty of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Boston University, University College London, American University - Washington College of Law, Columbia University - Law School, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Washburn University - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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International investment treaties and arbitration, national investment policies, emerging market investors

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The Nature and Enforcement of Investor Rights under Investment Treaties: Do Investment Treaties have a Bright Future?

U.C. Davis Journal of International Law and Policy, Vol. 12, No. 47, 2005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Oct 2005
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Bilateral investment treaty, ICSID, foreign investment, dispute resolution, arbitration

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Rationalizing Costs in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 4, 2011, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2011-8
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 16 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2011
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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dispute resolution, costs, cost-shifting, arbitration, ADR, investment treaties, investment arbitration, ICSID, foreign investment, legitimacy, structural safeguards

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The ICSID Effect? Considering Potential Variations in Arbitration Awards

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2011, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2011-9
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 16 May 2011
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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International Investment, Arbitration, ICSID, Latin America, Energy, Development Status, OECD, World Bank, Outcomes, Law and Economics, Dispute Resolution, Private International Law, Social Science, Quantitative Analysis

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Empiricism and International Law: Insights for Investment Treaty Dispute Resolution

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 48, 2008, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2008-33
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 20 May 2009
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Empirical Legal Studies, Law and Society, Investment Treaties, BIT, IIA, NAFTA, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, ICSID, OECD, UNCTAD

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International Decisions: Occidental Exploration and Production Company v. The Republic of Ecuador

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 99, p. 675, 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Oct 2005
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Bilateral investment treaties, national treatment, fair and equitable treatment, value added tax

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Book Review: The Public International Law Regime Governing International Investment, by Jose E. Alvarez, The Hague: Hague Academy of International Law, 2011, Pp. 502

American Journal of International Law, 2012, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-34
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Argentina, ICSID, Investment Treaty Arbitration, International Investment Agreements, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, Public International Law, Private International Law

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Conflating Politics and Development? Examining Investment Treaty Arbitration Outcomes

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 55, 2014
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2015
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Empirical Legal Studies, International Economic Law, Law and Society, Development, Politics, Good Governance, Investment Treaties, Bilateral Investment Treaties, BIT, IIA, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, TPP, TTIP, ISDS, ICSID, Polity IV, OECD, Legitimacy,

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A Survival Guide for Small Businesses: Avoiding the Pitfalls in International Dispute Resolution

Minnesota Journal of Business Law and Entrepreneurship, Vol. 3, No. 19, 2004
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Oct 2005
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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dispute resolution, arbitration, small business, entrepreneur

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Using Investor-State Mediation Rules to Promote Conflict Management: An Introductory Guide

Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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ICSID, investor-state arbitration, investment treaty arbitration, foreign investment, mediation, dispute resolution, conflict theory, dispute systems design, litigation, investment treaty, IIA

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The Diversity Challenge: Exploring the 'Invisible College' of International Arbitration

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 53, Page 429, 2015
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
American University - Washington College of Law, United Nations, Washington and Lee University, University of St. Gallen - LS: School of Law, Students and University of St. Gallen - Law Department
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International Disputes, International Commercial Arbitration, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, ISDS, International Courts and Tribunals, Arbitrators, Counsel, Gender, Development Status, Nationality, Diversity, Common or Civil Law, Legal Training, Age, Legitimacy

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Through the Looking Glass: Understanding Social Science Norms for Analyzing International Investment Law

Yearbook of International Investment Law and Policy, 2011, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2012
Susan D. Franck, Calvin P. Garbin and Jenna M Perkins
American University - Washington College of Law, University of Nebraska at Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Lincoln
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Empirical legal methods, Investment Treaty, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Arbitration, ICSID, Development Status, OECD, World Bank, Outcomes, Law and Economics, Dispute Resolution, Private International Law, Social Science, Quantitative Analysis

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Managing Expectations: Beyond Formal Adjudication

Forthcoming chapter in Cambridge University Press book (Roberto Echandi, et al., eds. 2012), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-35
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 May 2012
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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Foreign Investments and the Market for Law

University of Illinois Law Review, No. 5, 2014, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2014-21
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Susan D. Franck and Erin A. O'Hara O'Connor
American University - Washington College of Law and Florida State University - College of Law
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foreign investment law, investment contracts, interest group representation

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International Arbitration: Demographics, Precision and Justice

ICCA Congress Series No. 18, Legitimacy: Myths, Realities, Challenges, pp. 33-122, 2015
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 12 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
American University - Washington College of Law, United Nations, Washington and Lee University, University of St. Gallen - LS: School of Law, Students and University of St. Gallen - Law Department
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International Disputes, International Commercial Arbitration, Investment Treaty Arbitration, International Courts and Tribunals, Arbitrators, Counsel, Gender, Development Status, Nationality, Diversity, Common or Civil Law, Burden of Proof, Evidence, Costs, Fraud, Precision, Justice, Legitimacy

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Christians v. Crystal Evangelical Free Church: Interpreting RFRA in the Battle Among God, the Government, and the Bankruptcy Code

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 981, 1997
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Oct 2005
Susan D. Franck
American University - Washington College of Law
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RFRA, religion, bankruptcy, constitutional law

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Inside the Arbitrator's Mind

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 66, 2017, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-46, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2017-08
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 13 May 2017
American University - Washington College of Law, University of St. Gallen - Law Department, United Nations, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Cornell Law School
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Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Arbitrators, Investment Treaty Arbitration, International Economic Law, Investor-State Arbitration, ISDS, Law and Psychology, Empirical Legal Studies, Dispute Systems Design, International Courts and Tribunals, Cognitive Illusions, Biases and Heuristics

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Predicting Outcomes in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 65, 2015
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Jan 2016
Susan D. Franck and Lindsey E. Wylie
American University - Washington College of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln
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Empirical Legal Studies, International Economic Law, Law and Society, Investment Treaties, Bilateral Investment Treaties, BIT, IIA, Investment Treaty Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, TPP, TTIP, ISDS, ICSID, Polity IV, OECD, Lawyers, Repeat Players