Frank J. Garcia joined the BC Law faculty in 2001. He had been an associate
professor at the Florida State University College of Law since 1993. He has served as a
Visiting Professor at the University of the Republic in Uruguay, as Visiting Professor at
the University of Houston Law Center and as the Katherine A. Ryan Distinguished Visiting
Professor at the St. Mary's University School of Law/University of Innsbruck,
Austria. 

Professor Garcia received his B.A. in Religious Studies from Reed College in 1985, and
his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1989. He was a law clerk for
Andrews & Kurth in Texas and Davis Wright Tremaine in Oregon , and an associate in
the Oregon firm Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey from 1990-1993. 

Books

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Global Justice and International Economic Law: Three Takes (2013)

For centuries, international trade has been seen as essential to the wealth and power of...

 

Forthcoming

Theories of Justice and International Economic Law (with Lindita Ciko), Research Handbook on Global Justice and International Economic Law (2012)
 

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The Moral Hazard Problem in Global Economic Regulation, IALS Conference on The Law of International Business Transactions: A Global Perspective (2008)

Global regulation of international business transactions presents a particular form of the moral hazard problem....

 

Banking and Finance

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Justice, the Bretton Woods Institutions and the Problem of Inequality, Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System (2009)

The Bretton Woods Institutions are, together with the WTO, the preeminent international institutions devoted to...

 

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Evaluating IMF Crisis Prevention as a Matter of Global Justice, ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law (2008)
 

Civil Law

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Globalization and the Theory of International Law, International Legal Theory (2005)

The dominant modern account of the social basis of international law has been the "society...

 

Civil Rights

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Justice, the Bretton Woods Institutions and the Problem of Inequality, Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System (2009)

The Bretton Woods Institutions are, together with the WTO, the preeminent international institutions devoted to...

 

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Trade Justice and Security, Trade as Guarantor of Peace, Liberty and Security? Critical Historical and Empirical Perspectives (2006)

[Refers to Revised Draft, December 9, 2005]

The social psychology literature on justice suggests that...

 

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Globalization and the Theory of International Law, International Legal Theory (2005)

The dominant modern account of the social basis of international law has been the "society...

 

Commercial Law

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The Moral Hazard Problem in Global Economic Regulation, IALS Conference on The Law of International Business Transactions: A Global Perspective (2008)

Global regulation of international business transactions presents a particular form of the moral hazard problem....

 

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Is Free Trade "Free?" Is It Even "Trade?" Oppression and Consent in Hemispheric Trade Agreements, Seattle Journal for Social Justice (2007)

In order for free trade as a policy to deliver fully on its social promise,...

 

Corporations

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The Moral Hazard Problem in Global Economic Regulation, IALS Conference on The Law of International Business Transactions: A Global Perspective (2008)

Global regulation of international business transactions presents a particular form of the moral hazard problem....

 

Economics

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Justice, the Bretton Woods Institutions and the Problem of Inequality, Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System (2009)

The Bretton Woods Institutions are, together with the WTO, the preeminent international institutions devoted to...

 

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The Moral Hazard Problem in Global Economic Regulation, IALS Conference on The Law of International Business Transactions: A Global Perspective (2008)

Global regulation of international business transactions presents a particular form of the moral hazard problem....

 

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Evaluating IMF Crisis Prevention as a Matter of Global Justice, ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law (2008)
 

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Is Free Trade "Free?" Is It Even "Trade?" Oppression and Consent in Hemispheric Trade Agreements, Seattle Journal for Social Justice (2007)

In order for free trade as a policy to deliver fully on its social promise,...

 

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Trade and Justice: Linking the Trade Linkage Debates, University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law (1998)
 

Global Justice

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Three Takes on Global Justice, La Verne Law Review (2010)
 

Globalization

Human Rights Law

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Justice, the Bretton Woods Institutions and the Problem of Inequality, Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System (2009)

The Bretton Woods Institutions are, together with the WTO, the preeminent international institutions devoted to...

 

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Integrating Trade and Human Rights in the Americas, International Trade and Human Rights: Foundations and Conceptual Issues (2006)

This paper analyzes the relationship between the OAS Inter-American human rights system and several regional...

 

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Globalization and the Theory of International Law, International Legal Theory (2005)

The dominant modern account of the social basis of international law has been the "society...

 

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Review: A Philosophy of International Law, American Journal of International Law (1999)
 

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The Global Market and Human Rights: Trading Away the Human Rights Principle, Brooklyn Journal of International Law (1999)

Reprinted in Human Rights, edited by Robert McCorquodale, 359-405. Aldershot, Hants., UK: Ashgate/Dartmouth, 2003.

 

International Law

Comment: Doha, Security and Justice – A Response to Prof. Raj Bhala, University of St. Thomas Law Journal (2012)
 
Theories of Justice and International Economic Law (with Lindita Ciko), Research Handbook on Global Justice and International Economic Law (2012)
 

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Why Trade Law Needs a Theory of Justice, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (American Society of International Law) (2006)
 

International Trade

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Justice, the Bretton Woods Institutions and the Problem of Inequality, Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System (2009)

The Bretton Woods Institutions are, together with the WTO, the preeminent international institutions devoted to...

 

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The Moral Hazard Problem in Global Economic Regulation, IALS Conference on The Law of International Business Transactions: A Global Perspective (2008)

Global regulation of international business transactions presents a particular form of the moral hazard problem....

 

PDF

Global Justice and the Bretton Woods Institutions, Journal of International Economic Law (2007)

Together with the WTO, the Bretton Woods Institutions are the preeminent international institutions devoted to...

 

Law and Economics

Theories of Justice and International Economic Law (with Lindita Ciko), Research Handbook on Global Justice and International Economic Law (2012)
 

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The Moral Hazard Problem in Global Economic Regulation, IALS Conference on The Law of International Business Transactions: A Global Perspective (2008)

Global regulation of international business transactions presents a particular form of the moral hazard problem....

 

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Is Free Trade "Free?" Is It Even "Trade?" Oppression and Consent in Hemispheric Trade Agreements, Seattle Journal for Social Justice (2007)

In order for free trade as a policy to deliver fully on its social promise,...

 

Law and Society

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Is Free Trade "Free?" Is It Even "Trade?" Oppression and Consent in Hemispheric Trade Agreements, Seattle Journal for Social Justice (2007)

In order for free trade as a policy to deliver fully on its social promise,...

 

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Trade Justice and Security, Trade as Guarantor of Peace, Liberty and Security? Critical Historical and Empirical Perspectives (2006)

[Refers to Revised Draft, December 9, 2005]

The social psychology literature on justice suggests that...

 

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Globalization, Global Community and the Possibility of Global Justice, Boston College Law School Faculty Papers (2005)

In this essay, I suggest five ways in which globalization is changing the cosmopolitan/communitarian debate...

 

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Globalization and the Theory of International Law, International Legal Theory (2005)

The dominant modern account of the social basis of international law has been the "society...

 

Legal Analysis and Writing

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Globalization and the Theory of International Law, International Legal Theory (2005)

The dominant modern account of the social basis of international law has been the "society...

 

Politics

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Globalization and the Theory of International Law, International Legal Theory (2005)

The dominant modern account of the social basis of international law has been the "society...

 

Selected Professional Activities

Presentation on Global Justice and International Economic Law: Three Takes, Socio-Legal Approaches to Trade Law, Oxford University (2013)
 
Committee Member, AALS Special Advisory Committee on Global Initiatives (2012)
 
Doha, Security and Justice: A Response to Prof. Raj Bhala, University of St. Thomas Law Journal Annual Lecture (2011)
 
Arguing for a Framework of Consensual Trade Agreements, Monash Law School Faculty Seminar (2011)
 

Social Welfare

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Globalization and the Theory of International Law, International Legal Theory (2005)

The dominant modern account of the social basis of international law has been the "society...

 

Trade Regulation

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The Moral Hazard Problem in Global Economic Regulation, IALS Conference on The Law of International Business Transactions: A Global Perspective (2008)

Global regulation of international business transactions presents a particular form of the moral hazard problem....

 

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Evaluating IMF Crisis Prevention as a Matter of Global Justice, ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law (2008)
 

PDF

Is Free Trade "Free?" Is It Even "Trade?" Oppression and Consent in Hemispheric Trade Agreements, Seattle Journal for Social Justice (2007)

In order for free trade as a policy to deliver fully on its social promise,...

 

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Integrating Trade and Human Rights in the Americas, International Trade and Human Rights: Foundations and Conceptual Issues (2006)

This paper analyzes the relationship between the OAS Inter-American human rights system and several regional...

 

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Between Cosmopolis and Community: Globalization and the Emerging Basis for Global Justice, NYU Journal of International Law & Politics (2013)

Globalization is fundamentally transforming economic and social relations but its impact has yet to be...

 

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Beyond Special and Differential Treatment, Boston College International and Comparative Law Review (2004)

Developing country concern over flawed special and differential treatment (S&D) provisions has already contributed to...