Leila N. Sadat

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

Henry H. Oberschelp Prof of Law & Former Commissioner, U.S.Commission on Int'l Religious Freedom

Campus Box 1120

St. Louis, MO 63130

United States

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1.

Ghost Prisoners and Black Sites: Extraordinary Rendition Under International Law

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, 2006, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 06-02-01
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Feb 2006
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

international law, war on terror, extraordinary rendition, Geneva Conventions, International Humanitarian Law, Iraq, Guantanamo Bay, torture

2.

Exile, Amnesty and International Law

Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 05-04-03
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Apr 2005
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 845 (20,276)
Citation 2

Abstract:

international criminal law, war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, amnesty, universal jurisdiction, international law, General Pinochet, Special Court for Sierra Leone, international court of justice, International Criminal Court, transnational legal process, imperialism; jus cogens

3.

Extraordinary Rendition, Torture and Other Nightmares from the War on Terror

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 101, 2007, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 07-08-01
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Aug 2007
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

international law, extraordinary rendition, ghost detainees, international human rights law, laws of war, military commissions act, torture, terrorism, al qaeda, September 11th, CIA black sites, international humanitarian law

4.

Crimes Against Humanity in the Modern Age

108 American Journal of international Law ---- (2013), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-11-04
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 04 May 2013
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

Crimes Against Humanity, International Criminal Court, Empirical Research, International Justice, International Criminal Law, Genocide, Nuremberg, Atrocity Crimes, Prevention and Punishment, International Law, ad hoc International Criminal Tribunals

5.

Terrorism and the Rule of Law

Washington U School of Law Working Paper No. 03-01-02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Apr 2003
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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6.

The Nuremberg Paradox

American Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 09-04-02
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2009
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

Int'l law, int'l crim law, comp law, human rgts, transnational legal process, Nuremberg trials, Nuremberg Paradox, France, US, Maurice Papon, Paul Touvier, Klaus Barbie, Javor, Munyesyaka, Kadhafi, Harold Koh, Crimes against humanity, Genocide, War crimes, Univ jurisdiction, ICC, Genocide Convention

7.

Unpacking the Complexities of International Criminal Tribunal Jurisdiction

ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW, William Schabas and Nadia Bernaz, eds., 2010, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 10-03-13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2012
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

International criminal law, jurisdiction, war crimes, crimes against humanity, ICTY, ICTR, international criminal court, special tribunal for Lebanon, complementarity, primacy, universal jurisdiction

8.

America's Drone Wars

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 45, p. 216, 2012, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-04-01
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2014
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 225 (88,389)

Abstract:

targeted killing, drones, international humanitarian law, war crimes, morality, crimes against humanity, Al Qaeda, Awlaki, self-defense, use of force, international law, foreign relations

9.

A Rawlsian Approach to International Criminal Justice and the International Criminal Court

Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 19.1, 2010, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-07-01
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Oct 2010
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 217 (109,148)

Abstract:

International Criminal Court (ICC), International Criminal Law, International Criminal Justice, International Law, International Legal Regimes, International Humanitarian Law, U.S. Foreign Policy, Rule of Law, Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide, War Crimes, Mass Atrocities, Terrorism, Moral Responsib

10.

The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-09-05
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Sep 2012
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 207 (95,316)

Abstract:

international law, international criminal law, international criminal justice, war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, Nuremberg trials, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, ICTR, Rwandan Genocide, ad hoc international criminal tribunals, international legal regimes

11.

An American Vision for Global Justice: Taking the Rule of (International) Law Seriously

Washington University Global Studies Law Review, Vol. 4, p. 329, 2005
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Globalization, International Affairs, International Criminal Conduct (ICC), International Criminal Law, International Law, International Legal Regimes, Sovereignty, U.S. Foreign Policy

12.

Transnational Judicial Dialogue and the Rwandan Genocide: Aspects of Antagonism and Complementarity

Leiden Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Washington U. School of Law Working Paper No. 08-12-01
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Dec 2008
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

transjudicial dialogue, international criminal law, Rwandan genocide, universal jurisdiction, terrorism, France

13.

Genocide in Syria: International Legal Options, International Legal Limits, and the Serious Problem of Political Will

5 Impunity Watch L.J. 1 (2015), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-02-02
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2015
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

war crimes, justice, UN Security Council, crimes against humanity, international criminal court, human rights, international conflict, armed conflict, genocide

14.

On the Shores of Lake Victoria: Africa and the Review Conference for the International Criminal Court

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-06-04
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Jun 2010
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

International Criminal Court, Kampala Review Conference, Crimes Against Humanity, Aggression, International Criminal Law, African Union, Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir

15.

Seven Canons of ICC Treaty Interpretation: Making Sense of Article 25's Rorschach Blot

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-11-06
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Nov 2013
Leila N. Sadat and Jarrod M. Jolly
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

Article 25; control theory; modes of liability; interpretation; methodology; Vienna Convention

16.

On Legal Subterfuge and the So-Called 'Lawfare' Debate

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-10-06
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Oct 2010
Leila N. Sadat and Jing Geng
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Utrecht University
Downloads 110 (195,416)

Abstract:

lawfare, international law, international human rights law, international humanitarian law, terrorism, rule of law, laws of war, national security

17.

Avoiding the Creation of a Gender Ghetto in International Criminal Law

International Criminal Law Review, Vol. 11, p. 655, 2011, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-09-02
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2012
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

international law, international criminal law, women: gender crimes, sexual violence

18.

The International Criminal Court

The Cambridge Compendium of International Criminal Law (Forthcoming), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-05-02
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 May 2014
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Citation 5

Abstract:

international criminal court, crimes against humanity, war crimes, international humanitarian law, international institutions

19.

Can the ICTY Šainović and Perišić Cases Be Reconciled?

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-07-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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article 25, control theory, modes of liability, interpretation; aiding and abetting, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

20.

The United States and Human Rights: Paradoxes and Challenges

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-09-04
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Sep 2012
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

international law, international human rights, human right treaties, constitutional rights, constitutional law, federalism, American legal system, national security, war on terror, terrorism, Al Qaeda, September 11th, drone warfare, U.S. foreign policy

21.

The Proposed Restatement Fourth of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States: Treaties -- Some Serious Procedural and Substantive Concerns

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-08-02
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

foreign relations, Third Restatement, Treaties, Constitutional Law, Fourth Restatement, American Law Institute, international law, customary international law

22.

Codifying the ‘Laws of Humanity’ and the ‘Dictates of the Public Conscience’: Towards a New Global Treaty on Crimes Against Humanity

On the Proposed Crimes Against Humanity Convention, Morten Bergsmo & Song Tianying, eds., (2014), at pp. 17-46, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-08-03
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Abstract:

international justice, crimes against humanity, international criminal court, treaties, international law commission, international criminal law, war crimes, extradition, responsibility to protect, genocide

23.

Whither Human Rights in the Era of Trump

Leila Nadya Sadat, Whither human rights in the era of Trump, Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights 35(2) (2017) pp. 77-84, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-06-02
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jun 2017
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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human rights, Trump, Muslim ban, freedom of speech, journalists, foreign policy, United States, racism, misogyny, immigrants, refugees, homophobia

24.

Putting Peacetime First: Crimes Against Humanity and the Civilian Population Requirement

Emory International Law Review, Forthcoming, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-08-02
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 09 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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International Criminal Law, ICTY, International Criminal Court, Crimes against Humanity, Customary International Law, Treaty Interpretation, War Crimes, Armed Conflict, Civilian Population, Human Rights Law, Nuremberg, International Criminal Tribunals, Protected Persons, Principle of Distinction

25.

Introduction: From Ferguson to Geneva and Back Again

Global Studies Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 549, 2015, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-07-04
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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discrimination, race, skin color, anti-discrimination, anti-discrimination legislation, international law, Fourteenth Amendment, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Title VII

26.

The United States and the International Criminal Court: A Complicated, Uneasy, Yet at Times Engaging Relationship

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-07-02
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Jul 2016
Leila N. Sadat and Mark A. Drumbl
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington and Lee University - School of Law
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International Criminal Court; US Criminal Law; State Criminal Law; War Crimes; Crimes against Humanity; Genocide; Bush Administration; Obama Administration; United Nations; Guantanamo Bay; Invasion of Iraq; September 11 Attacks, Bilateral Immunity Agreements

27.

The Nuremberg Trial, Seventy Years Later

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-06-01
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Leila N. Sadat
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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international courts and tribunals, international criminal court, war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, united nations, war on terror, Nuremberg principles, human rights law, aggression

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Impunity Through Immunity: The Kenya Situation and the International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court and Africa: One Decade On, Forthcoming, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-12-03
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Dec 2015
Leila N. Sadat and Benjamin Cohen
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington University in Saint Louis, School of Law, Students
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international justice, international criminal court, immunity, Kenya, Africa and international justice, transitional justice, Nuremberg, International criminal law