Paul R. Williams

American University - Washington College of Law

Rebecca I. Grazier Professor of Law and International Relations

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Preventing Mass Atrocity Crimes: The Responsibility to Protect and the Syria Crisis

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 45, Fall 2012, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-45
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 06 May 2013
Paul R. Williams, J. Trevor Ulbrick and Jonathan Worboys
American University - Washington College of Law, Public International Law & Policy Group and Public International Law & Policy Group
Downloads 1,583 (3,537)

Abstract:

responsibility to protect, Syria, mass atrocity crimes, humanitarian

2.

Earned Sovereignty: Bridging the Gap Between Sovereignty and Self-Determination

40 Stan. J Int'l L. 347
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Francesca Jannotti Pecci
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 364 (38,245)

Abstract:

earned sovereignty, sovereignty, Kosovo

3.

Military Intervention and Diplomatic Engagement in Libya: A Collage of Policy, Force and Law

Case Studies in Complex Operations, National Defense University (2012)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 May 2012 Last Revised: 10 May 2012
Anna F. Triponel and Paul R. Williams
Public International Law & Policy Group - Virginia Office and American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 164 (110,779)

Abstract:

legality of the use of force, government recognition, International Criminal Court, Libya, international law, Chapter VII

4.

State Succession to Debts and Assets: The Modern Law and Policy

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 42, No. 2, 1994
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Jennifer Harris
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 153 (124,560)

Abstract:

state succession, state assets, Yugoslavia, dissolution

5.

Illegal Annexation and State Continuity: The Case of the Incorporation of the Baltic States by the USSR

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, 99:3, July 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Yoonie Kim
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 105 (167,678)

Abstract:

Soviet Union, Annexation, Baltic States, USSR

6.

Earned Sovereignty: The Road to Resolving the Conflict Over Kosovo’s Final Status

Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 100 (153,501)

Abstract:

Kosovo, earned sovereignty, Serbia, sovereignty

7.

Rethinking the Political Future: An Alternative to the Ethno-Sectarian Division of Iraq

American University International Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Matt Simpson
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 91 (179,608)
Citation 1

Abstract:

multi-ethnic federalism, Iraq, ethno-sectarian division

8.

Doing Justice During Wartime: Why Military Tribunals Make Sense

Policy Review: 131
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Abraham D. Sofaer
American University - Washington College of Law and Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
Downloads 78 (255,454)

Abstract:

al Qaeda, justice, military tribunals

9.

Earned Sovereignty: The Political Dimension

Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and James R Hooper III
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 72 (204,703)

Abstract:

sovereignty-based conflicts, sovereignty, earned sovereignty

10.

The Functions of Justice and Anti-Justice in the Peace-Building Process

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 35, No. 161, 2003
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Paul R. Williams and Michael Scharff
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 67 (215,771)

Abstract:

Justice, Anti-Justice, Peace-Building

11.

Drafting in Doha: An Assessment of the Darfur Peace Process and Ceasefire Agreements

MONOPOLY OF FORCE, THE NEXUS OF DDR AND SSR, p. 41, Melanne A. Civic and Michael Miklaucic, eds., National Defense University Press, 2011 , American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-22
Number of pages: 338 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2013
Paul R. Williams and Matt Simpson
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 62 (242,599)

Abstract:

Doha, Liberation and Justice Movement, Darfur

12.

Earned Sovereignty Revisited: Creating a Strategic Framework for Managing Self-Determination Based Conflicts

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2015, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2015-9
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Paul R. Williams, Abigail J Avoryie and Carlie J Armstrong
American University - Washington College of Law, Public International Law & Policy Group and Public International Law & Policy Group
Downloads 58 (172,489)

Abstract:

self-determination, sovereignty, independence, transitional justice, referendum, earned sovereignty

13.

Resolving Sovereignty-Based Conflicts: The Emerging Approach of Earned Sovereignty

Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams, James R Hooper III and Michael Scharff
American University - Washington College of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 58 (234,236)

Abstract:

sovereignty-based conflicts

14.

Establishing a Stable Democratic Constitutional Structure in Iraq: Some Basic Considerations

New England Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 53, 2004
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 50 (298,675)

Abstract:

Kurds, Arab, Iraqi Kurdistan

15.

The Politics and Policy of Deep Sea-Bed Mining

The American Journal of Comparative Law, 40:1, Winter 1992
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 47 (291,570)

Abstract:

Deep Seabed Mining, sea mining, sea law

16.

The Northern Ireland Peace Agreement: Evolving the Principle of Self-Determination

Leiden Law School Research Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Sabrineh Ardalan
American University - Washington College of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 44 (319,756)

Abstract:

democracy, human rights, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Peace Agreement, self-determination

17.

Bankruptcy in Russia: The Evolution of a Comprehensive Russian Bankruptcy Code

Review of Central and East European Law, Vol. 21, No. 5, 1995
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Paul E. Wade
American University - Washington College of Law and University of Kansas - Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
Downloads 35 (356,092)
Citation 1

Abstract:

bankruptcy, Russia, Russian bankruptcy code, Russian economics

18.

Earned Sovereignty: An Emerging Conflict Resolution Approach

ILSA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW, 10:437
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Paul R. Williams and Karen Heymann
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 34 (303,651)

Abstract:

sovereignty, Kosovo, conflict resolution

19.

NATO Intervention on Trial: The Legal Case that Was Never Made

Human Rights Review, January-March 2000
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Michael Scharff
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 31 (331,333)

Abstract:

NATO, NATO intervention, NATO Serbia, NATO Yugoslavia

20.

Achieving a Final Status Settlement for Kosovo

Center for Strategic & International Studies, April 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams, R. Bruce Hitchner and Janusz Bugajski
American University - Washington College of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 30 (356,092)

Abstract:

Kosovo, negotiations, final status, Albania

21.

Creating International Space for Taiwan: The Law and Politics of Recognition

New England Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 801, 1998
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 23 (356,092)

Abstract:

Taiwan, Recognition, Democratic Republic of China

22.

Report of the Committee of Experts on Nation Rebuilding in Afghanistan

New England Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Michael Scharff
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 20 (405,094)

Abstract:

Afghanistan, Taliban, US Military

23.

Can International Legal Principles Promote the Resolution of Central and East European Transboundary Environmental Disputes?

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review (GIELR), Vol. 421, 1995
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 19 (423,803)

Abstract:

transboundary environmental disputes, environmental disputes

24.

The Role of Justice in the Former Yugoslavia: Antidote or Placebo for Coercive Appeasement?

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 35, No. 219, 2003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Patricia Taft
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 17 (444,328)

Abstract:

justice, Yugoslavia, Hague Tribunal

25.

Accountability and Judicial Response: Building Mechanisms for Post-Conflict Justice

The Stanley Foundation - Thirty-Eighth Strategy for Peace, US Foreign Policy Conference, 1997
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 17 (439,169)

Abstract:

Post-conflict justice, judicial rapid-reaction, united nations

26.

The Norm of Justice and the Negotiation of the Rambouillet/Paris Peace Accords

Leiden Law School Research Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 16 (439,169)

Abstract:

Kosovo, peace agreement, conflict resolution, Serbia

27.

Current Legal Status of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY), and of Serbia and Montenegro

International Crisis Group Balkans Report No. 101, September 19, 2000
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 16 (439,169)

Abstract:

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro, Dissolution of Yugoslavia, Yugoslavia

28.

Preemption in the 21st Century: What are the Legal Parameters?

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW, 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams, Scott Lyons and Tali Neuwirth
American University - Washington College of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 15 (449,536)

Abstract:

preemption, legal parameters

29.

Coercive Appeasement: The Flawed International Response to the Serbian Rogue Regime

New England Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2003
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Karina M. Waller
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 14 (418,903)

Abstract:

Kosovo, appeasement, Serbia Regime

30.

Constitutionalizing Globalization: The Postmodern Revival of Confederal Arrangements

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, 93:2, 1999
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Ramzi Nemo
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 12 (460,029)

Abstract:

Constitution, Globalization, Confederal Arrangements, Environmental Activism

31.

Water Marketing and Instream Flows: The Next Step in Protecting California's Instream Values

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 132, No. 9, 1990
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams and Steven McHugh
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 11 (439,169)

Abstract:

water marketing, instream flows, California's instream, water management

32.

Lawfare: A War Worth Fighting

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, No. 145, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 11 (454,818)

Abstract:

lawfare, international law

33.

Trying the Butcher of Omarska

Criminal Law Forum, Vol. 10, 1999
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 10 (444,328)

Abstract:

Bosnia, genocide, Michael Scharf

34.

Simulating Kosovo: Lessons for Final Status Negotiations

United States Institute of Peace Special Report, No. 95, November 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2012
Paul R. Williams and James A Hooper
American University - Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 8 (470,382)

Abstract:

Kosovo, simulation, Kosovo status

35.

A Legal Perspective on Yemen's Attempted Transition from a Unitary to a Federal System of Government

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Apr 2017
Paul R. Williams, Tiffany Sommadossi and Ayat Mujais
American University - Washington College of Law, Public International Law & Policy Group and Public International Law & Policy Group
Downloads 0 (454,818)

Abstract:

Yemen, federalism, power sharing, peace, consititutions

36.

Lawfare: Law As a Weapon of War (Book Review)

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 110 (2016)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
Paul R. Williams and Laura Livingston
American University - Washington College of Law and Public International Law & Policy Group
Downloads 0 (377,092)

Abstract:

37.

President Obama's Approach to the Middle East and North Africa: Strategic Absence

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 48 (2016)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Paul R. Williams
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 0 (152,714)

Abstract: