|Present||Faculty Member, Chicago-Kent College of Law|
The Relevance of International Law to the Domestic Decision on Prosecutions for Past Torture DePaul Law Review (2010)
The US, as a champion of human rights abroad, has often been skeptical and even critical when other states have granted de facto amnesty allowing impunity for gross violations of human rights. Nonetheless, some now ...
Contributions to Books (9)
Vertical Dimensions in the Quality of Law The Quality of Legal Acts and its Importance in Contemporary Legal Space (2012)
There are compelling reasons for concern about the quality of law. Law is essential to structuring the social relations of the state. Thomas Jefferson famously wrote that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are ...
International Criminal Law: Nature, Origins and a Few Key Issues Research Handbook on International Criminal Law (2011)
The purpose of international criminal law is to establish the criminal responsibility of individuals for international crimes. Public international law is traditionally focused on the rights and obligations of states, and thus is not particularly ...