Michael A. Newton

Vanderbilt University - Law School

Professor of the Practice of Law

131 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203-1181

United States

http://law.vanderbilt.edu/newton

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

International Criminal Law Aspects of the War Against Terrorism

U.S. Naval War College International Law Studies, Vol. 79, p. 323, 2003, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 May 2006
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 488 (44,029)

Abstract:

terrorism, terrorist prosecutions, tribunals, trials

2.

Exceptional Engagement: Protocol I and a World United Against Terrorism

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 45, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-30
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2009
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 407 (39,755)
Citation 1

Abstract:

terrorist, combatant, war, humanitarian law, Protocol I Additional, Geneva Convention, exceptionalism, treaty interpretation, reservations

3.

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
Downloads 399 (40,313)

Abstract:

terrorist, combatant, war, humanitarian law, crimes against humanity, ICC, organizational policy, Protocol I Additional, Geneva Convention, exceptionalism, treaty interpretation, reservations

4.

Modern Military Necessity: The Role and Relevance of Military Lawyers

Roger Williams University Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-16
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 356 (63,010)
Citation 1

Abstract:

military, war crimes, humanitarian law, treaty, negotiation, media, ethics, legal history, Geneva Convention Protocol I

5.

Why Criminal Culpability Should Follow the Critical Path: Reframing the Theory of 'Effective Control'

Netherlands Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 40, No. XL, pp. 3-73, 2010, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-17
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Michael A. Newton and Casey Kuhlman
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Public International Law & Policy Group - Virginia Office
Downloads 287 (72,595)

Abstract:

effective control, jurisdiction, commander, command responsibility, authority, terrorist, non-state actor, International Criminal Court, prosecution, ICTY, atrocity, war crimes

6.

Illustrating Illegitimate Lawfare

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, 2011, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-41
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2011
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 279 (68,759)

Abstract:

Lawfare, Protocol I Additional, Geneva conventions, landmine, Goldtone, proportionality, humanitarian law, war crimes, media, negotiation

7.

The Quest for Constructive Complementarity

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT AND COMPLEMENTARITY: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE Carsten Stahn & Mohamed El Zeidy, eds, Cambridge University Press, 2010, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2010
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 238 (90,730)
Citation 1

Abstract:

jurisdiction, sovereignty, International Criminal Court, complementarity, domestic authority, impunity

8.

The Iraqi Special Tribunal: A Human Rights Perspective

Cornell International Law Journal, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-35
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 213 (113,016)

Abstract:

complementarity, jurisdiction, tribunal, genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, rule of law, judiciary, human rights, United Nations, jurisprudence, civil law

9.

Reconsidering Reprisals

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 20, No. 361, 2010, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-27
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jun 2010
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 207 (115,602)

Abstract:

reprisals, jus in bello, law of war, jurisdiction, commander, command responsibility, authority, terrorist, non-state actor, International Criminal Court, prosecution, ICTY, atrocity, war crimes, Protocol I, Geneva Conventions

10.

The Iraqi High Criminal Court: Controversy and Contributions

International Review of the Red Cross, Vol. 88, p. 862, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jan 2007
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 201 (121,150)

Abstract:

Iraq, tribunal, occupation law, crimes against humanity, justice, human rights, accountability, Saddam, Baathist, regime, Nuremberg, immunity, sovereign

11.

Evolving Equality: The Development of the International Defense Bar

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-42 , Stanford Journal of International Law, Vol. 47, p. 379, 2011
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2011
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 180 (112,013)

Abstract:

tribunal defense, equality of arms, ethics, professional code of conduct

12.

A Synthesis of Community Based Justice and Complementarity

CONTESTED JUSTICE: THE POLITICS AND PRACTICE OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT INTERVENTIONS, Carsten Stahn, et. al., eds.,Cambridge University Press, 2016 , Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2015
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 133 (145,410)

Abstract:

complementarity, interests of justice, truth-telling, accountability, reconciliation, amnesty, Rome Statute, International Criminal Court, Afghanistan, Uganda, reintegration, LRA

13.

Charging War Crimes: Policy & Prognosis from a Military Perspective

The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court: A Critical Account of Challenges and Achievements, Chapter 29, Carsten Stahn, ed,. Oxford University Press, 2014, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-6
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Feb 2014
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 127 (97,991)

Abstract:

complementarity, command responsibility, war crimes, Rome Statute, International Criminal Court, lex specialis, jus in bello, proportionality, Geneva Conventions, co-perpetratorship, Status of Forces agreements

14.

Terrorist Crimes and the Aut Dedere Aut Judicare Obligation

Counter-Terrorism Strategies in a Fragmented International Legal Order: Meeting the Challenges, p. 68, Larissa van den Herik & Nico Schrijver, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2013, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-32
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Aug 2013
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 108 (144,655)

Abstract:

extradition, terrorism, prosecute, jus cogens, mutual legal assistance, treaty

15.

Some Observations on the Future of U.S. Military Commissions

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 42, p. 151, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Dec 2009
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 108 (201,759)

Abstract:

military commissions, combatants, terrorist, war crimes, jurisdiction, Common Article 3, material support

16.

Keynote Address to the Memorial Commemorating the Genocide of Halabja, Iraqi Cultural Center, Washington DC

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-13
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 77 (246,802)

Abstract:

genocide, Halabja, terrorist, combatant, war, humanitarian law, crimes against humanity, ICC, organizational policy, Protocol I Additional, Geneva Convention, exceptionalism, treaty interpretation, chemical weapons, Anfal

17.

Community Based Accountability in Afghanistan: Recommendations to Balance the Interests of Justice

JUS POST BELLUM AND TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE, Chapter 3, Larry May and Elizabeth Edenberg, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2013, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-39
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Nov 2012
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 65 (254,314)

Abstract:

justice, jus post bellum, complementarity, terrorism, truth commissions, transitional justice, child soldiers, human rights, ICC, forgiveness, reparations, restitution, retribution

18.

Halabja and the Face of Justice

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-13
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Mar 2013
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 57 (274,948)

Abstract:

genocide, Anfal, Halabja, Kurdish, dolus specialis

19.

Inadvertent Implications of the War Powers Resolution

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2012, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-9
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2013
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 48 (308,526)

Abstract:

War Powers, checks and balances, executive oversight, budgeting, appropriations, constitutional law

20.

The Death Penalty and the Iraqi Transition: Observations on a Lost Opportunity

THE POLITICS OF THE DEATH PENALTY IN COUNTRIES IN TRANSITION, Nadia Bernaz and Madoka Futamura, eds., Routledge Press, 2013, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-45
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2013
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 47 (288,567)

Abstract:

death sentences, lex mitior, justice, jus post bellum, complementarity, terrorism, truth commissions, transitional justice, child soldiers, human rights, ICC, forgiveness, reparations, restitution, retribution, jurisdiction, tribunal, genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, rule of law

21.

Evolving U.S. Efforts to Support Domestic Accountability

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-46, American Society of International Law Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Dec 2010
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 44 (325,445)

Abstract:

jurisdiction, sovereignty, International Criminal Court, complementarity, domestic authority, impunity

22.

Of Courage & Conviction: A Military View of the Federal Bench

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-33
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Aug 2013
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 19 (413,101)

Abstract:

courage, conviction, military, federal

23.

An Assessment of the Legality of Arms Sales to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Context of the Conflict in Yemen

Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-26
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 May 2017
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 0 (252,433)

Abstract:

assessment, legality, arms sales, Saudi Arabia. Yemen

24.

How the International Criminal Court Threatens Treaty Norms

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 49, (2016, Forthcoming), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 15-25
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Michael A. Newton
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 0 (83,857)

Abstract:

Jurisdiction, Treaty Conflicts, Conflict of Laws, Complementarity, Justice, Status of Forces Agreements, Accountability, War Crimes, Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, Extradition, Accession, Roman Law