J. Patrick Kelly

Widener University Delaware Law School

4601 Concord Pike

Wilmington, DE 19803-0406

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

The Twilight of Customary International Law

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2000
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2008
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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international law, customary international law, international legal theory, custom, consent, international adjudication, international court of justice, legitimacy, persistent objector, global governance, international governance, judicial activism

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International Law and the Shrinking Space for Politics in Developing Countries

Law and Rights: Global Perspectives on Constitutionalism and Governance (Vandeplas Publishing, 2008), Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2009
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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Comparative Constitutional law, customary international law, constitutional interpretation, democratic legitimacy, globalization, constitutional rights, international law, social policy, legal theory

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Judicial Activism at the World Trade Organization: Developing Principles of Self-Restraint

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Vol. 22, 2002
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2008
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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World Trade Organization, WTO dispute settlement, WTO Appellate Body, international legal theory, trade, social policy, international adjudication, customary international law, trade and environment

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The Seduction of the Appellate Body: Shrimp/Sea Turtle I and II and the Proper Role of States in WTO Governance

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 38, 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 04 May 2014
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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World Trade Organization, WTO dispute settlement, WTO Appellate Body, International trade, globalization, trade and environment, international legal theory, social policy, emergency exception, international adjudication, international trade policy, global governance, developing countries, GATT

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Customary International Law in Historical Context: The Exercise of Power Without General Acceptance

Reexamining Customary International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2017), Widener University Delaware Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-06
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Feb 2017
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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custom, legal history, customary international law, international legal theory, treaty, legitimacy, colonialism, international law, persistent objector, international adjudication

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The International Court of Justice: Crisis and Reformation

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 12, No. 2, 1987
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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International Court of Justice, World Court, Optional Clause, compulsory jurisdiction, international jurisdiction, international adjudication

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Naturalism in International Adjudication

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 18, 2008, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-29
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2009
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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international law, international legal theory, World Trade Organization, international tribunals, international adjudication, customary international law, sources of law

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The Environment and International Society: Issues, Concepts, and Context

Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law, Forthcoming, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-03
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Dec 2012
James May and J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School and Widener University Delaware Law School
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environmental law, international law

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The WTO and Global Governance: The Case for Contractual Treaty Regimes

Widener Law Symposium Journal, Vol. 7, 2001
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2008
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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World Trade Organization, trade, international law theory, dispute resolution, social policy, trade and environment, WTO Appellate Body

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Trade, Globalization and Economic Policy

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2013
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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international trade, globalization, economic policy, WTO, international law, economic development, poverty, trade theory, Law and Economics

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The International Law of Force and the Fight against Terrorism

Delaware Lawyer, Summer 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Aug 2008
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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use of force, national security, preemptive self-defense, anticipatory self-defense, Article 2(4)

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The Future of Administrative Law: Reforming Agency Processes and Court Review of Administrative Decisions

Widener Journal of Public Law, Vol. 1, p. 125, 1992
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Jun 2011
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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administrative law, administrative decision-making, dispute resolution, administrative agencies

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The Changing Process of International Law and the Role of the World Court

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 11, 1989
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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international court of justice, international law, compulsory jurisdiction, world court

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State Practice as Metaphor: A Reconciliation Approach

State Practice & International Law, v. 1, no. 1, 2014, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-03
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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International law, customary international law, legitimacy, democracy, norm formation

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Kenyan Politics and the Politics of Summer Programs

Proceedings of the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, p.461, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Oct 2009
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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legal education, Africa, Kenya, neo-colonialism, ethnic clashes, summer abroad programs

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Revolution by Customary International Law?

AJIL Unbound, v. 112, 2018
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Dec 2018
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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customary international law, customary law, international tribunals, international law

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Book Review, Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change: Recognizing Grotian Moments. By Michael P. Scharf. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Pp. 220. Index. $103.

American Journal of International Law, v. 111, 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Dec 2018
J. Patrick Kelly
Widener University Delaware Law School
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customary international law, international law