Chimène Keitner

University of California Davis School of Law

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1.

Foreign Election Interference and International Law

Election Interference: When Foreign Powers Target Democratic Institutions, Duncan Hollis & Jens Ohlin, eds., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Jun 2020
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Election Interference, Sovereignty, Self-Determination, Cyberspace, Non-Intervention, International Law

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Victim or Vamp? Images of Violent Women in the Criminal Justice System

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 38, 2002
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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women, criminal law, death penalty, sentencing, gender, stereotypes

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Conceptualizing Complicity in Alien Tort Cases

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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alien tort, aiding and abetting, accomplice liability, international law, federal courts

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Rights Beyond Borders

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 36, p. 55, 2011
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
Downloads 427 (129,317)
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Extraterritoriality, Constitutional Rights, Canadian Charter, U.K. Human Rights Act, Boumediene, Bagram, Hape, Khadr, Al-Skeini, Al-Saadoon

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Transnational Litigation: Jurisdiction and Immunities

Oxford Handbook of International Human Rights Law, 2013
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2014
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Foreign Official Immunity, Foreign State Immunity, Horizontal Enforcement, Human Rights, Jurisdiction, National Courts, Non-State Actors, Transnational Litigation

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The Forgotten History of Foreign Official Immunity

New York University Law Review, Vol. 87, June 2012
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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official immunity, Samantar, common law, executive branch, foreign relations

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Prosecuting Foreign States

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2021, UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2022
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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foreign sovereign immunity, FSIA, state-owned enterprises, criminal proceedings, Bank of Nova Scotia subpoena

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Attribution by Indictment

UC Hastings Research Paper No. 316
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2019
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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cyber, attribution, hacking

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The Common Law of Foreign Official Immunity

Green Bag 2D, Vol. 14, Autumn 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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foreign officials, sovereign immunity, Samantar v. Yousuf, common law, executive deference

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Cybercrime vs. Cyberwar: Paradigms for Addressing Malicious Cyber Activity

Journal of National Security Law and Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2021
Mieke Eoyang and Chimène Keitner
ThirdWay and University of California Davis School of Law
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Cyber-crime, Cyber-war, Hacking, Armed Conflict, Law Enforcement

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Crafting the International Criminal Court: Trials and Tribulations in Article 98(2)

UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, Vol. 6, p. 215, 2001
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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international criminal court, international law, rome statute

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Immunities of Foreign Officials from Civil Jurisdiction

The Cambridge Handbook of Immunities and International Law, Tom Ruys, Nicolas Angelet, and Luca Ferro, eds., Forthcoming, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 263
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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foreign official immunity, jurisdiction, common law immunity, Samantar

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Brief of Foreign Sovereign Immunity Scholars as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees, NSO Group Technologies Ltd. v. WhatsApp Inc.

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Feb 2021
William S. Dodge and Chimène Keitner
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California Davis School of Law
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foreign official immunity, conduct based immunity, federal common law immunity, foreign sovereign immunities act, FSIA

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A Roadmap for Foreign Official Immunity Cases in U.S. Courts

90 Fordham Law Review 677 (2021), UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2021
William S. Dodge and Chimène Keitner
University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California Davis School of Law
Downloads 188 (298,958)
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foreign official immunity, samantar, customary international law, immunity

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Categorizing Acts by State Officials: Attribution and Responsibility in the Law of Foreign Official Immunity

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 26, 2016, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 172
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2018
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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foreign official immunity, International Law Commission, state responsibility, ultra vires acts, attribution

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Associate Statehood: Principles and Prospects

Faroese Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 13, 2003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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free association, self-determination, referendum, faroe islands

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The Law Against Family Separation

Carrie Cordero, Heidi Li Feldman, and Chimène Keitner, The Law Against Family Separation, 51.2 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 432 (2020), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 15 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2020
Carrie Cordero, Heidi Li Feldman and Chimène Keitner
Georgetown University Law Center, Georgetown University Law Center and University of California Davis School of Law
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family separation, zero tolerance, law, national security, tort law, international law, intentional infliction of emotional distress, Bivens actions, family law

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The Politics of Corporate Alien Tort Cases

Pepperdine Law Review Online, Vol. 2011, p. 23, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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corporations, alien tort, Kiobel, Talisman

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National Self-Determination in Historical Perspective 1789/1989: Insights from the French Revolution for Today's Debates

International Studies Review, Vol. 2, p. 3, 2000
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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nationalism, nation-state, national self-determination, international relations, French Revolution

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From Conquest to Consent: Puerto Rico and the Prospect of Genuine Free Association

UC Hastings Research Paper No. 111
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2014
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Puerto Rico, free association, plebiscite, status options, insular cases, micronesia

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State Courts and Transitory Torts in Transnational Human Rights Cases

3 UC Irvine Law Review 81 (2013), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2013
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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transitory torts, alien tort statute, kiobel, extraterritorial jurisdiction, universal civil jurisdiction

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Authority and Dialogue: State and Official Immunity in Domestic and International Courts

CONCEPTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW IN EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES (Chiara Giorgetti & Guglielmo Verdirame, eds., Cambridge Univ. Press, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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state immunity, Germany v. Italy, ICJ, ECHR, Kazemi v. Iran, Italian Constitutional Court, Medellin, Kadi, Anchugov and Gladkov v. Russia, constitutional supremacy

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Officially Immune? A Response to Bradley and Goldsmith

The Yale Journal of International Law Online, Vol. 36, p. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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sovereign immunity, official capacity, Yousuf v. Samantar, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

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Adjudicating Acts of State

UC Hastings Research Paper No. 9
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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act of state doctrine, conduct-based immunity, foreign official immunity, underhill v. hernandez, hatch v. baez

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Personal Jurisdiction and Fifth Amendment Due Process Revisited

THE RESTATEMENT (FOURTH) OF THE FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW OF THE UNITED STATES ‒ PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE, Paul B. Stephan & Sarah H. Cleveland, eds., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jun 2020
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act, Jurisdiction, Due Process, Terrorism, Fifth Amendment, Federal Courts

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International and Foreign Law Sources: Siren Song for U.S. Judges?

Advance: The Journal of the ACS Issue Groups, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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constitutional interpretation, international law, foreign law, transnationalism

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Extraterritorial Rights of Refugees

Extraterritoriality in International Law (Elgar Research Handbook, Forthcoming), UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jul 2022
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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refugees, migrants, human rights at sea, borders, extraterritoriality

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Foreign Official Immunity after Samantar

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 44, p. 843, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Samantar v. Yousuf, foreign official immunity, jurisdiction, U.S. courts, state responsibility

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Foreign Official Immunity and the 'Baseline' Problem

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 80, p. 605, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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foreign official immunity, jurisdiction, territory, Samantar, Jones, Kazemi, Fang, Zhang

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Brief of Professors of Public International Law and Comparative Law as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents in Samantar v. Yousuf

Supreme Court of the United States No. 08-1555
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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foreign sovereign immunity, official immunity, torture, common law, customary international law

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Optimizing Liability for Extraterritorial Torts: A Response to Professor Sykes

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 100, p. 2211
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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alien tort statute, corporate liability, kiobel, talisman, extraterritorial torts

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Free Association: The United States Experience

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 1, No. 39, 2003
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner and W. Michael Reisman
University of California Davis School of Law and Yale University - Law School
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free association, self-determination, international law, puerto rico, trust territories

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Testimony of Chimène Keitner Before the Senate Judiciary Committee on 'The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Coronavirus, and Addressing China’s Culpability'

UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, China, Corona-Virus, Trans-Boundary Harm, Litigation

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Between Law and Diplomacy: The Conundrum of Common Law Immunity

Georgia Law Review, Forthcoming, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 348
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 06 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2019
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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jurisdiction, immunity, fsia, samantar, executive branch, foreign relations

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Explaining International Acts

McGill Law Journal, Forthcoming, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 285
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 May 2018 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2019
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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culture of justification, international law, humanitarian intervention, Chilcot Inquiry, Kosovo, Security Council

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Functional Immunity of State Officials Before the International Law Commission: The 'Who' and the 'What'

17 QIL, Zoom-Out 51 (2015), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 174
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2016
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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ratione materiae immunity, International Law Commission, functional immunity, personal immunity, jurisdiction

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Prosecute, Sue, or Deport? Transnational Accountability in International Law

164 U. Pa. L. Rev. Online 1 (2015), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2016
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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official immunity, immigration, torture, horizontal enforcement, transnational jurisdiction, Pinochet, Torture Victim Protection Act

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Framing Constitutional Rights

Southwestern University Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 617, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Extraterritoriality, Constitutional Rights, Comparative Constitutional Law, Bagram, Extradition, Khadr, Al-Skeini, Habib, Mohamed, Al-Maqaleh

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The Law and Politics of the 'Shifting Border'

Forthcoming, The Shifting Border: Legal Cartographies of Migration and Mobility, Ayelet Shachar in Dialogue (Critical Powers Series, Manchester UP, 2020), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 346
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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immigration, migration, refugees, international law, border control, citizenship, nationality

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Annotated Brief of Professors of Public International Law and Comparative Law as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 15, No. 3, p. 609, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Samantar v. Yousuf, foreign official, immunity, common law

Amicus Curiae Brief of Amici Professors of International Law to Provide the Court with Additional Context for Interpreting the War Exclusion

Merck & Co., Inc. v. Ace American Ins. Co., __ A.3d __ (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div., May 1, 2023).
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 May 2023
University of California Davis School of Law, University of Richmond School of LawYale University - Yale Information Society Project, Santa Clara University - School of Law and Notre Dame Law School
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Amicus Curiae Brief of Amici Professors of International Law to Provide the Court with Additional Context for Interpreting the War Exclusion

Merck & Co., Inc. v. Ace American Ins. Co., __ A.3d __ (N.J., Jan. 26, 2024).
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Mar 2024
University of Richmond School of LawYale University - Yale Information Society Project, University of California Davis School of Law, Notre Dame Law School and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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cyber insurance, war exclusion, armed attack, NotPetya

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The Challenge of Building an Inter-Communal Rule of Law in Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona

Law & Literature, Vol. 15, No. 1, p. 53, 2003
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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rule of law, philosophy of law, law and literature

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Sabbatino, Sosa, and Supernorms

Looking to the Future: Essays on International Law (Mahnoush H. Arsanjani, et al., ed. 2011), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2175667
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Nov 2012
Kenneth C. Randall and Chimène Keitner
University of Alabama - School of Law and University of California Davis School of Law
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international law, supernorms

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Jam v. International Finance Corp.

113 American Journal of International Law 805 (2019), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 347
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2019
Chimène Keitner and Scott Dodson
University of California Davis School of Law and UC Law, San Francisco
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FSIA, IOIA, foreign sovereign immunity, jam, international organizations

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Horizontal Enforcement and the ILC's Proposed Draft Articles on the Immunity of State Officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction

109 AJIL Unbound 161 (2015), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 173
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2016
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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functional immunity, foreign officials, International Law Commission, official capacity

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The Three C's of Jurisdiction Over Human Rights Claims in U.S. Courts

113 Mich. L. Rev. First Impressions 67 (2015), UC Hastings Research Paper No. 148
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 May 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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universal jurisdiction, transnational litigation, Alien Tort Statute, Kiobel, Morrison, extraterritoriality

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Sovereignty, Humanity, and Justice: Reflections on the U.S. Law of Foreign Sovereign Immunity

Sovereign Immunity Under Pressure: Norms, Process, and Values (Springer, 2022), UC Hastings Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Jul 2022
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA), restrictive theory, human rights exception, territorial tort exception, terrorism exception

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Breaking International Promises

UC Hastings Research Paper No. 275
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2018
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Treaty Termination, Separation of Powers, Executive Authority, Congress, Foreign Affairs

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Universal Civil Jurisdiction and International Law: A Response to Professor B.S. Chimni

National Law School of India Review Vol. 35(2), 2024
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Mar 2024 Last Revised: 19 May 2024
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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universal jurisdiction, TWAIL, extraterritoriality, human rights, litigation

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Some Functions of Alien Tort Statute Litigation

Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, 2012, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 276
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2018
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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Alien Tort Litigation, corporate social responsibility, tort liability

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Germany v. Italy and the Limits of Horizontal Enforcement: Some Reflections from a United States Perspective

11 Journal of International Criminal Justice 167 (2013)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2022
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law
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state immunity, jus cogens, jurisdiction, International Court of Justice, horizontal enforcement

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'Cheap Talk' About Customary International Law

INTERNATIONAL LAW IN THE U.S. SUPREME COURT: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE, p. 494, David L. Sloss, Michael D. Ramsey & William S. Dodge, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2011
Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Chimène Keitner
University of California Davis School of Law

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customary international law, treaties, state practice, opinio juris