Vik Kanwar

Southwestern Law School

3050 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90010

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Post-Human Humanitarian Law: The Law of War in the Age of Robotic Warfare

Harvard Journal of National Security, Vol. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2011
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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Unmanned Weapons, Humanitarian Law, Robotic Warfare

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Justice Without Delay: Recommendations for Legal and Institutional Reforms in the Indian Courts

Jindal Global Legal Research Paper No. 4/2011
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Yale Law School, OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), Desh International Law, OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), OP Jindal Global University - Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) and Southwestern Law School
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Capital Punishment as Closure: The Limits of a Victim-Centered Jurisprudence

NYU Review of Law and Social Change, Vol. 27, No. 2&3, pp. 215-255, 2002
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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victims rights, law and social movements, capital punishment, death penalty, law and society, vengeance, closure, expressive function of law, mercy, retribution, law and humanities, emotion, outsider jurisprudence, law and popular culture, criminal justice, punishment, conceptual history

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Review Essay: Giorgio Agamben, State of Exception

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, 2006
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2010
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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state of emergency, state of exception, emergency powers, sovereignty, Agamben, public law, constitutional theory, spaces of exception, international law

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Treaty Interpretation in Indian Courts: Adherence, Coherence, and Convergence

Helmut Philipp Aust and Georg Nolte (eds.), Domestic Courts and the Interpretation of International Law: Converging Approaches? (Oxford University Press, 2015)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Mar 2015
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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India, International Law, Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, treaty interpretation, tax law, Indian Courts and International Law

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The Legislator of Last Resort: Security Council's Emerging Role in WMD Proliferation Crises

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Mar 2007
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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public international law, opinio juris, UN Charter, collective security, United Nations Security Council, weapons of mass destruction, WMDs, nuclear weapons, biological weapons, chemical weapons, multilateral treaties, IAEA, non-proliferation, lawmaking powers, symposia, crisis

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Two Crises of Confidence: Securing Non-Proliferation and the Rule of Law Through Security Council Resolutions

Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 171, 2009
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 15 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2010
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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confidence-building, dispute resolution, collective security, rule of law, United Nations, Security Council, non-proliferation, weapons of mass destruction, Iran, North Korea, Iraq, emergency measures, formalism, contingency, international organizations, international lawmaking, compliance theory

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Not a Place, But a Project: Bandung, TWAIL, and the Aesthetics of Thirdness

Luis Eslava, Michael Fakhri & Vasuki Nesiah (Eds), Bandung, Global History and International Law: Critical Pasts and Pending Futures (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 May 2015
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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Bandung, Third World, Documenta 11, Contemporary Art, TWAIL, International Law

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International Emergency Governance: Fragments of a Driverless System

Critical Sense: Interdisciplinary Journal of Political Theory, pp. 41-112, Spring 2004
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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legal pluralism, fragmentation of international law, states of emergency, antiterrorism, human rights law, international humanitarian law, governance, legal theory, international jurisprudence, law and aesthetics

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Dark Guardian of the Political: Carl Schmitt’s Crypto-Ethical Critique of the Liberal International Order

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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Carl Schmitt, decisionism, exception, discretion, international order, anti-liberalism

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Editors’ Foreword: The Globalization of Legal Knowledge

Jindal Global Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, September 2010, Jindal Global Legal Research Paper No. 2/2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2010
Vik Kanwar and Prabhakar Singh
Southwestern Law School and Jindal Global Law School (JGLS)
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The Politics of Necessity: Doctrines and Discourses of the 'Salus Populi' in Public International Law

Number of pages: 283 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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necessity, international jurisprudence, exceptions, state of emergency

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Inquisition and the Birth of Inquiry: Fragments of a Genealogy

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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Foucault, Inquisition, archives

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Book Review: Karl-Heinz Ladeur’s Public Governance in the Age of Globalization

Global Law Books, 2004
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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Transnational Art Law: Maps and Itineraries

Peer Zumbansen (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Transnational Law (Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press 2020)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2020
Vik Kanwar and Jaya Neupaney
Southwestern Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Art Worlds, Art Markets, Concepts of Value, Cultural Property, Financialization of Art, Global Administrative Law, Global Cultural Governance, Institutional Critique, Private Ordering, Relational Aesthetics, Transnational Art Law, Transnational Law

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Book Review: Philippe Sands, East West Street: On the Origins of ‘Genocide’ and ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2016)

Southwestern Journal of International Law, Vol. 24, 2018, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2018-03
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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Human Rights, History of International Law, Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity

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Untimely Interventions?: David Kennedy on Humanitarianism as a Vocation

Global Law Books, 2004
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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A Fugitive from the Camp of the Conquerors: The Revival of Equal Sovereignty Doctrine in Shelby County v. Holder

Journal of Race, Gender and Ethnicity, Forthcoming , Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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Opinio Juris Symposium 2006: Kanwar Reply to Murphy

Opinio Juris, p.1, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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Difficulties for Every Solution: Defining Transnational Law at the Edge of Transdisciplinarity

The Many Lives of Transnational Law: Critical Engagements with Jessup’s Bold Proposal. Edited by Peer Zumbansen, Cambridge University Press (2020)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2020
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School
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transnational legal orders, transnational legal theory, transnational legal process

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Civilization by Numbers: Indicators and Earlier Techniques of 'Standardization' in Global Governance

Jindal Global Legal Research Paper
Posted: 22 Feb 2011
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School

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Re-Tooling the Rule of Law: Instrumentalism and the Implementation of Humanitarian Law in Failed and Fragile States

Program on Humanitarian Law and Policy Research
Posted: 07 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2010
Vik Kanwar
Southwestern Law School

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