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California Western -- Publications - William J. Aceves

Publications - William J. Aceves

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Articles

  • with Vienna Colucci, Symposium Introduction: Amnesty International USA, Fulfilling the Legacy: International Justtice 60 Years after Nurembert, 10 GONZ. J. INT(LL.2 (2006-2007).
  • with James Cooper, Alejandro Gonzalez, and Pedro Egana Marshall, The Orthodoxy of Format: Some Sketches on Legal Scholarship, 56 J. LEGAL EDUC. 656 (2006)
  • Predicting Chaos? Using Global Scenarios to Inform Theory and Guide Practice, 45 Va J. Int=l L. 585 (2005).
  • Symposium Introduction: The Boundaries of International Law, 26 Whittier. L. Rev. 997 (2005) (with Hari M. Osofsky).
  • Transcript: Doing Business in the Middle East: A Guide for U.S. Companies, 34 CAL W. INT (L L.J. 282 (2005).
  • Scholarship as Evidence of International Law, 26 Loy. L.A. Int=l & Comp. L. Rev. 1 (2003).
  • Actio Popularis: The class Action in International Law, 2003 U. Chi. Legal F. 353 (2003).
  • International Decisions: Avena, 97 Am. J. Int=l L. 923 (2003).
  • Human Rights Litigation in U.S. Courts: Affirming Justice and the Rule of Law, 60 Guild Practitioner 129 (2003).
  • The Tattered Tapestry of International Law, 29 Pepp. L. Rev. 1 (2002).
  • Relative Normativity: Challenging the Sovereignty Norm Through Human Rights Litigation, 25 Hastings Int=l & Comp. L. Rev. 261 (2002).
  • Using Immigration Law to Protect Human Rights: A Critique of Recent Legislative Proposals, 23 Mich. J. Int=l L. 733 (2002) (with Paul L. Hoffman).
  • International Decisions: LaGrand Case, 96 Am. J. Int=l L. 210 (2002).
  • Critical Jurisprudence and International Legal Scholarship, 39 Colum. J. Transnat=l L. 299 (2001).
  • Canto para Latinoamerica, 30 Cal. W. Int=l L. J. 441 (2000).
  • International Decisions: Advisory Opinion of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, 94 Am. J. Int=l L. 555 (2000).
  • Liberalism and International Legal Scholarship: The Pinochet Case and the Move Toward a Universal System of Transnational Law Litigation, 41 Harv. Int=l L.J. 129 (2000).
  • Using Immigration Law to Protect Human Rights: A Legislative Proposal, 20 Mich. J. Int=l L. 658 (1999) (with Paul L. Hoffman). Reprinted in 20 Immig. & Nationality L. Rev. 157 (2000).
  • International Decisioins: Case Concerning the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, 93 Am. J. Int=l L. 924 (1999).
  • International Decisions: NAO Public Communication Concerning Labor Law Violations, 93 Am. J. Int=l L. 224 (1999).
  • International Decisions: Application of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, 92 Am. J. Int=l L. 517 (1998).
  • International Decisions: Doe v. Unocal, 92 Am. J. Int=l L. 309 (1998).
  • The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations: A Case Study on Rights, Wrongs and Remedies, 31 Vand. J. Transnat=l L. 257 (1998). Reprinted in Proc. Am. Br. Int=l L. Ass=n 163 (1998).
  • International Decisions: Murphy v. Netherland, 92 Am. J. Int=l L. 87 (1998).
  • Institutionalist Theory and International Legal Scholarship, 12 Am. U. J. Int=l L. & Pol=y 227 (1997).
  • The Economic Analysis of International Law: Transaction Cost Economics and the Concept of State Practice, 17 U. Pa. J. Int=l Econ. L. 995 (1997).
  • Affirming the Law of Nations in U.S. Courts: The Karadzic Litigation and the Yugoslav Conflict, 14 Berkeley J. Int=l L. 137 (1996).
  • The Legality of Transborder Abductions: A Study of United States v. Alvarez-Machain, 3 Sw. J. L. & Trade 101 (1996).
  • The Freedom of Navigation Program: A Study of the Relationship Between Law and Politics, 19 Hastings Int=l & Comp. L. Rev. 259 (1996).
  • Ambiguities in Plurilingual Treaties: A Case Study of Article 22 of the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention, 27 Ocean Dev. & Int=l L. 187 (1996).
  • Lost Sovereignty? The Implications of the Uruguay Round Agreements, 19 Fordham Int=l L. J. 427 (1995).
  • Diplomacy at Sea: U.S. Freedom of Navigation Operations in the Black Sea, 46 Naval War C. Rev. 59 (1993). Reprinted in Readings on International Law (John Norton Moore and Robert Turner eds., 1995).

Book Chapters

  •  Human Rights Law and the Use of incapacitating Biochemical Weapons, In PROMISE OR PERIL? INCAPACITATION BIOCHEMICAL WEAPONS (Alan M. Pearson et al. eds., 2007)
  • THE ANATOMY OF TORTURE: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF FILARTIGA V. PENA-IRALA (2007)
  • Protecting the Right to Family Life in U.S. Immigration Proceedings: A Fundamental Right with a Limited Remedy, in Human Rights and Refugees, Internally Displaced persons and Migrant Workers 349 (Anne F. Bayefsky ed. 2006).
  • Pursuing Crimes against Humanity in the United States: The Need for a Comprehensive Liability Regime, in Justice for Crimes against Humanity 239 (2003) (with Paul L. Hoffman).
  • Prosecuting Human Rights Violations in U.S. Courts: A Primer for the Justice Department on the Convention against Torture, in Effective Strategies for Protecting Human Rights (David Barnhizer ed., 2002).

Books and Monographs

  • USA: A Safe Haven for Torturers (2002).

Other Publications

  • Transcript: Doing Business in the Middle East: A Guide for U.S. Companies, 34 Cal. W. Int'l L. J. 282 (2005).
  • Interview with Justice Richard Goldstone, in RICHARD J. GOLDSTONE: PREVENTING DEADLY CONFLICT: THE ROLE OF THE INTERNATIONAL LAW 10 (Joan B. Kroc Distinguished Lecture Series (2005).
  • Asylum, in Encyclopedia Latina (2005).
  • Deportation, in Encyclopedia Latina (2005).
  • The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations: Recent Developments, ACLU Intíl Civ. Liberties Rep. 65 (2003).
  • Arbitrary Detention in the United States and the United Kingdom Ė Some Post 9/11 Developments, ACLU Intíl Civ. Liberties Rep. 10 (2003).
  • Affirming the Law of Nations in U.S. Courts, 49 The Fed Law. 33 (June 2002).
  • The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations: Recent Developments, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 44 (2002).
  • Was John Walker Lindh a Victim of Torture?, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 11 (2002).
  • The LaGrand Decision: Affirming the Status of Consular Assistance, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 117 (2001).
  • Litigating the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations: Two Approaches, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 77 (2001).
  • Advisory Opinion of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 72 (2000).
  • The INS and Prolonged Arbitrary Detention, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 1 (2000).
  • The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 34 (2000).
  • The Pinochet Litigation, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 9 (1999).
  • The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations: A Litigation Update, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 53 (1999).
  • Litigation Under the Vienna Convention, ACLU Int'l Civ. Liberties Rep. 6 (1998).

Op-Ed Essays

  • History(s Judgment of Saddam(s Trial, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIB., Jan 1, 2007, at B7.
  • Asylum, in 1 ENCYCLOPEDIA LATINA 160 (Ilan Stavans ed., 2005)
  • Deportation, in 2 ENCYCLOEDIA LATINA 75 (Ilan Stavans ed,. 2005)
  • A Spot of Britain's Torture Philosophy Would Do U.S. Good, Los Angeles Daily J., Dec. 22, 2005, at 6.
  • Court Must Not Let Bush Eviscerate the Alien Tort Claims Act, Los Angeles Daily J., Apr. 7, 2004, at 6.
  • Should U.S. Courts Be Open to Torture Victims?, San Diego Union-Trib., Mar. 31, 2005, at B7.
  • withe Larry Cox, Don(t Silence the Laws of War, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIB., Sep. 21, 2004, at B7.
  • The President's Roman Holiday, San Diego Union-Trib., Sept. 5, 2002, at B7.
  • U.S. Becoming a Haven for Torturers, San Diego Union-Trib., Apr. 10, 2002, at B7.
  • The Cost of American Virtue, Arrogance, San Diego Union-Trib., May 11, 2001, at B11.
  • Is it Time to Abandon Constructive Disengatement as U.S. Foreign Policy?, San Diego Union-Trib., Jan. 5, 2001, at B7.
  • Is Torture Worth the Price?, San Diego Union-Trib., Nov. 21, 2001, at B7.
  • Military May Win the Battle, But Lose the War, San Diego Union-Trib., Sept. 26, 2001, at B7.
  • Pinochet Decision Affirms the Rule of Law, Newsday, Jan. 20, 2000, at A45.
  • The End of Sovereignty, San Diego Union-Trib., May 24, 1999, at B7.
  • Investigating War Crimes, San Diego Union-Trib., Nov. 4, 1999, at B13.
  • Universal Justice in the Pinochet Case, San Diego Union-Trib., Dec. 4, 1998, at B9.

(Amicus Briefs

  • Khulumani v. Barclay National Bank Ltd., Brief of Amici Curiae International Human Rights Organizations and Bar Associations (Amnesty International USA, Bar Association of San Francisco, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, Center for Justice & Accountability, Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions, Due Process of Law Foundation, Human Rights Advocates, Human Rights Watch, International League for Human Rights, JUSTICE, Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative, Odhikar, Robert F. Kennedy Memorial, United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America) in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellants (Second Circuit Court of Appeals 2006) (Co-Counsel).
  • Mujica v. Occidental Petroleum Corp,. Amicus Brief of Constitutional and InternationalLaw Professors in Support of Petitioners (Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 2006) (Counsel of Record).
  • Sanchez-Llamas v. State of Oregon, Amicus Brief of Bar Associations, Human Rights Organizations, and Other Legal Groups (Amnesty International USA, Bar Human Rights Committee of England & Wales, Center for Justice & Accountability, The Constitution Project, Hispanic National Bar Association, Human Rights Advocates, Human Rights First, Human Rights Watch, League of United Latin American Citizens, Mexican American Bar Association, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights) in Support of Petitioners (U.S. Supreme Court 2005) (Co-Counsel).
  • Acree v. Republic of Iraq, Amicus Brief of the Center for Justice & Accountability and International Law Scholars in Support of Petitioners (U.S. Supreme Court 2005) (Counsel of Record).
  • Turkmen v. Ashcroft, Declaration of International Law Scholars in Support of Plaintiffs(E.D.N.Y. 2005) (Principal Author).
  • Medellin v. Dretke, Brief of Amici Curiae Bar Associations and Human Rights Organizations (Amnesty International, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Bar Human Rights Committee of England & Wales, Center for Justice & Accountability, Global Rights, Hispanic National Bar Association, Human Rights First, Human Rights Watch, International League of Human Rights, Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, League of United Latin American Citizens, Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights, and The Washington Office on Latin America) in Support of Petitioner (U.S. Supreme Court 2005) (Co-Counsel).
  • Medellin v. Dretke Amicus Brief of Human Rights and Bar Associations (Amnesty International, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Hispanic National Bar Association, Human Rights First, Human Rights Watch, League of United Latin American Citizens, Mexican American Bar Association, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) in Support of Petition for Writ of Certiorari (U.S. Supreme Court 2004) (Co-Counsel).
  • Sosa v. Alvarez, Amicus Brief of National and Foreign Legal Scholars in Support of Respondents (U.S. Supreme Court 2004) (Counsel of Record).

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