Constance de la Vega

University of San Francisco School of Law

Professor of Law

2130 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Sentencing Our Children to Die in Prison: Global Law and Practice

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2008, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2008-01
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2008
Constance de la Vega and Michelle T. Leighton
University of San Francisco School of Law and American University of Central Asia
Downloads 909 (12,749)

Abstract:

life imprisonment without the possibility of release or parole, LWOP, juvenile justice, child offenders, juvenile rehabilitation, human rights, customary international law, sentencing, United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, United

2.

The Role of Women in Peacekeeping and Peacemaking: Devising Solutions to the Demand Side of Trafficking

William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 437-465, 2006, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2010-08
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2010
Constance de la Vega and Chelsea E. HaleyNelson
University of San Francisco School of Law and Law offices of Chelsea E. HayleyNelson
Downloads 323 (62,125)

Abstract:

trafficking of women, trafficking of children, U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325, sex exploitation, Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, United Nations, human rights, peacekeeping

3.

The Right to Equal Education: Merely a Guiding Principle or Customary International Legal Right?

Harvard Blackletter Law Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1, 1994
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 182 (126,069)

Abstract:

San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez, international human rights, customary international law, equal educational opportunity, right to education

4.

Can a United States Treaty Reservation Provide a Sanctuary for the Juvenile Death Penalty?

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 4, 1998
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Constance de la Vega and Jennifer Jean Brown
University of San Francisco School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 172 (120,857)

Abstract:

juvenile death penalty, death penalty, international human rights, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, customary international law, jus cogens doctrine, Convention on the Rights of the Child, capital punishment

5.

The Special Measures Mandate of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Race Discrimination: Lessons from the United States and South Africa

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2009-08
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 161 (132,920)

Abstract:

human rights, International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), special measures, affirmative action, equality, South Africa, United States, United Nations, Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

6.

Advocates Should Use Applicable International Standards to Address Violations of Undocumented Migrant Workers in the United States

Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal, Vol. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2010
Constance de la Vega and Conchita Lozano-Batista
University of San Francisco School of Law and Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld
Downloads 112 (187,142)

Abstract:

undocumented immigrants, migrant workers, farm workers, Immigration Reform and Control Act, Hoffman Plastics Compounds v NLRB, international law, human rights, labor law

7.

Protecting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Whittier Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, 1994
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 106 (207,288)

Abstract:

international human rights law, welfare, education, economic social and cultural rights, Charter of the United Nations

8.

Book Review of: Ryszard Cholewinksi, Migrant Workers in International Human Rights Law: Their Protection in Countries of Employment

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 229-250, 1999
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2009
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 77 (250,468)

Abstract:

Ryszard Cholewinski, Migrant workers, international human rights law, International Labour Organisation, Convention on Migrant Workers, Working Group on Migrants

9.

The Promotion of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Vulnerable Groups in Africa Pursuant to Treaty Obligations: CRC, CEDAW, CERD & CRPD

Global Studies Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2015, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2014-29
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2016
Constance de la Vega, Kokeb Zeleke and Esther Wilch
University of San Francisco School of Law, University of San Francisco - School of Law and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 75 (177,115)

Abstract:

human rights, human rights treaty bodies, treaties, economic social & cultural rights, vulnerable groups, women, children, racial minorities, persons with disabilities

10.

Application of International Human Rights Law in State and Federal Courts

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, 1983, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1149881
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Jun 2008
University of San Francisco School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Open Society Foundations (OSF) - Open Society Justice Initiative and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 64 (264,255)

Abstract:

international human rights, federal courts, state courts, customary international law, treaties, individual rights

11.

Amici Curiae Urge the U.S. Supreme Court to Consider International Human Rights Law in Juvenile Death Penalty Case

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jul 2008
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 56 (274,740)

Abstract:

International law, juvenile death penalty, international human rights, Beazley v. Johnson, jus cogens, capital punishment

12.

Human Rights and Trade: Inconsistent Application of Treaty Law in the United States

UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jun 2008
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 55 (285,974)

Abstract:

human rights and trade, treaty law, international law, international trade law, international trade and federalism, NAFTA, executive-congressional agreements

13.

Civil Rights During the 1990's: New Treaty Law Could Help Immensely

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 2, 1997
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 38 (346,271)

Abstract:

international human rights, human rights treaties, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination, affirmative action, special measures

14.

The Supreme Court of the United States has Been Called Upon to Determine the Legality of the Juvenile Death Penalty in Michael Domingues v. State of Nevada

Whittier Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 1, 1999
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Jul 2008
Constance de la Vega and Jennifer Fiore
University of San Francisco School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 34 (356,057)

Abstract:

Juvenile death penalty, Domingues v. State of Nevada, capital punishment, cruel and unusual punishment, international law, human rights

15.

Book Review of: Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, Revolt or Revolution: The Constitutional Boundaries of the European Community

Human Rights Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 603-622, 2000
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2009
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 27 (333,886)

Abstract:

Diarmuid Rossa, Revolt or Revolution: The Constitutional Boundaries of the European Community, European Community law, public international law, French legal system, Irish legal system

16.

Using International Human Rights Law in Legal Services Cases

Clearinghouse Review, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp. 1242-1254, 1989
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 25 (406,567)

Abstract:

international human rights, legal services, Charter of the United Nations, International Bill of Human Rights, American Convention on Human Rights

17.

Thirty-Fifth Session of the Sub-Commission of Protection of Minorities

Human Rights Internet Reporter, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 38-40, 1982
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Constance de la Vega and Ellen E Lutz
University of San Francisco School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 17 (452,037)

Abstract:

United Nations Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, international human rights, Working Group on Indigenous Peoples, non-governmental organizations

18.

The Symposium on International Human Rights Law in State and Federal Courts: Comments

International Lawyer, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 69-75, 1984
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 14 (467,437)

Abstract:

international human rights, treaties, customary international law

19.

International Standards on Business and Human Rights: Is Drafting a New Treaty Worth it?

University of San Francisco Law Review, Forthcoming, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2016-24
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law
Downloads 0 (319,226)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Business, Corporations, Transnational Corporations, Corporate Accountability, Treaties, Voluntary Standards, Convention on Migrant Workers, Domestic Legislation, Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations

20.

Preface to: the American Legal System for Foreign Lawyers

Connie de la Vega & Eldon H. Reiley, The American Legal System for Foreign Lawyers (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2012), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Posted: 15 Feb 2014
Constance de la Vega and Eldon H. Reiley
University of San Francisco School of Law and Independent

Abstract:

21.

Dictionary of International Human Rights Law

Connie de la Vega, Dictionary of International Human Rights Law (Edward Elgar, 2013), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Posted: 20 Jan 2014
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law

Abstract:

human rights, lexicography, dictonaries

22.

International Legal Accountability Over Non-State Actors: An Analysis of the Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary General

3(2) Zeitschrift für Menschenrechte [Journal for Human Rights] 26 (2009), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper,
Posted: 02 May 2012
Constance de la Vega and Amol Mehra
University of San Francisco School of Law and International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR)

Abstract:

human rights, non-state actors, corporations, corporate accountability, transnational, United Nations' Protect Respect and Remedy Framework, Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Regard to Human Rights

23.

Customary International Law

1 David P. Forsythe, ed., Encyclopedia of Human Rights 451 (Oxford University Press, 2009), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Posted: 02 May 2012
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law

Abstract:

custom, customary international law, state practice, opinio juris, International Committee of the Red Cross Customary International Humanitarian Law Study

24.

Jus Cogens

3 David P. Forsythe, ed., Encyclopedia of Human Rights 301 (Oxford University Press, 2009), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Posted: 02 May 2012
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law

Abstract:

international law, peremptory norm, jus cogens, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, human rights, death penalty, juveniles

25.

Just Back from the Human Rights Council

102 American Society of International Law Proceedings 329, 335 (2008), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Posted: 02 May 2012
Constance de la Vega
University of San Francisco School of Law

Abstract:

United Nations Human Rights Council, United Nations Commission on Human Rights

26.

Holding Businesses Accountable for Human Rights Violations: Recent Developments and Next Steps

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2012
Constance de la Vega, Alexandra Wong and Amol Mehra
University of San Francisco School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR)

Abstract:

human rights, corporate accountability, United Nations, Protect Respect and Remedy Framework, corporations, transnational