List of Previous Symposia

This page provides a table of contents of sorts for the blog, so that readers can see a list of all previous symposia, view the variety of authors who have contributed to these debates, and access their posts quickly. The list is updated as soon as a contribution is posted, so it should remain consistently up-to-date.

Symposium Contributions
Leif Wenar’s – Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence and the Rules That Run the World New Symposium: Leif Wenar’s Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence and the Rules that Run the World, James G. Stewart
Blood Oil and the Individual Consumer, Christian Barry (Australian National University)
Blood Oil:  A Plea for Progressive Reform or a Philosopher’s Utopia?  Phobe Okowa (Queen Mary University of London)
Ending the Tyranny of Anonymous Commodities: Trade Rules Can End the Laundering of Stolen Goods and Improve Governance in Producing Countries, Philippe Le Billon (UBC)
Wenar’s New Right to Democratic Entitlement Through Peoples’ Sovereignty over Natural Resources, James G. Stewart
A Clarion Call, Simon Taylor and Charmian Gooch (Global Witness) (forthcoming)
Response to Commentaries, Leif Wenar (King’s College, London) (forthcoming)
Leora Bilsky’s – The Holocaust, Corporations and the Law: Unfinished Business New Symposium: Leora Bilsky’s The Holocaust, Corporations and the Law, James G. Stewart
Corporate Responsibility for International Crimes: Problems of Civil Procedure and Collective Guilt, Chimène Keitner (UC Hastings Law)
How Private Law Could Help with “Unfinished Business”: A Comment on Leora Bilsky’s The Holocaust, Corporations and the Law, Mayo Moran (Toronto)
Transnational Holocaust Litigation and Corporate Accountability for Atrocity, Joanna Kyriakakis (Monash)
Transnational Holocaust Litigation and Corporate Accountability for Atrocity Beyond Nuremberg, Annika van Baar (Utrecht)
Transnational Corporate Accountability: How to Finish Unfinished Business? Franziska Oehm (Ernlangen-Nürnberg)
Towards Synergies between Forms of Corporate Accountability, James G. Stewart
The Virtues of Hybridity: Response to Symposium Contributions, Leora Bilsky (Tel Aviv)
Saif Ansari & James G. Stewart, Rohingya Deportation     Part 2 – Deportation is a Distinct Crime in the ICC Statute
Part 1 – Whether Deportation and Forcible Transfer are a Single Crime is Irrelevant to ICC Jurisdiction
John Tasioulas’ – Minimum  Core Obligations in Economic, Social and Cultural Rights New Symposium: John Tasioulas’ Minimum Core Obligations in Economic, Cultural and Social Rights, James G. Stewart
Minimum Core Obligations: Toward a Deeper Philosophical Inquiry, Martha C. Nussbaum (Chicago)
Minimum Core Obligations and the Right to Health: A Legal Analysis, The Honourable Michael Kirby (Formerly, High Court of Australia)
Ensuring the Minimum Core Encompasses the Right to Health-Promoting Environments, Sarah Hawkes (UCL)
The Immediacy of Economic and Social Rights, Katharine Young (Boston College)
The Concept of ‘Minimum Core Obligations’: Guidance for International Obligations, Gorik Ooms (Georgetown)
Conceptualizing Minimum Core Beyond Affordable Goods and Services – Trade for Human Rights as a Minimum Core Obligation, Sakiko Fukunda-Parr (New School)
Doctrinal Weaknesses, Faulty Assumptions, and Short-Termism: Problems with the Minimum Core, Max Harris (Oxford)
Working on the Core: A Response to Commentators, John Tasioulas (King’s College London)
James G. Stewart and Asad G. Kiyani’s – The Ahistoricism of Legal Pluralism in International Criminal Justice New Symposium: The Ahistoricism of Legal Pluralism in International Criminal Justice
A Comparatist View on Doctrinal Diversity in International Criminal Law, Neha Jain (Minnesota)
Understanding Global Legal Pluralism and International Criminal Law, Paul Schiff Berman (George Washington)
Legal Pluralism as a Dynamic Process in a Moving World, Mireille Delmas-Marty (Collège de France)
What Does it Mean for International Criminal Law to Conform to Local Values?, Kevin E. Davis (NYU)
The Inherent Pluralism of International Criminal Law, Sasha Greenawalt (Pace)
Pluralism and the Alegitimacy of International Criminal Law, Markus Dubber (University of Toronto)
Legal Pluralism and History: A Reply to Critics, Asad Kiyani (Victoria)
Legal Pluralism and Justice: A Reply to Critics, James G. Stewart
Colleen Murphy’s – The Conceptual Foundations of Transitional Justice New Symposium: The Conceptual Foundations of Transitional Justice
Practical Reflections on Conceptual Foundations, Roger Duthie and David Tolbert (International Center for Transitional Justice)
Defining the Field and its Moral Challenge, Laurel E. Fletcher (International Human Rights Clinic at UC Berkeley, School of Law)
Compartmentalizing Transitional Justice, James G. Stewart
Fragility, Authority and the Ethics of Transitions, Nir Eisikovits (University of Massachusetts Boston)
Appraising Transitional Justice Through the Just War Theory Analogue, Steven R. Ratner (University of Michigan Law School)
Personal Blog Beyond Customary International Law: What Jesner Can Learn from Corporate Criminal Liability for International Crimes, by James G. Stewart & Franziska Oehm
My – The Strangely Familiar History of the Unitary Theory of Perpetration New Symposium: The Strangely Familiar History of the Unitary Theory of Perpetration
A Unitary Theory of Perpetration? New Zealand and a Touch of the International, Judge Sir David Baragwanath, Judge at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (New Zealand)
Theories of Blame Attribution in Brazilian Law, Professor Carlos Eduardo A. Japiassú (Brazil)
The Unitary Form of Participation in Danish Criminal Law (and its Potential Use in International Criminal Law), Professor Iryna Marchuk (Denmark)
Norway: Three Codes, Three (Somewhat Different) Solutions, Professor Jørn Jacobsen (Norway)
A Unitary Theory is Both Viable and Preferable, Filippo De Minicis, Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (Italy)
Questions from the Unconvinced, Professor Albin Eser, formerly Judge International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (Germany)
An Open Invitation to Further Debate (Instead of an Amicus Brief), James G. Stewart
Personal Blog The Historical Significance of the Kouwenhoven Trial, by James G. Stewart
Steven Ratner’s – The Thin Justice of International Law New Symposium: Introducing Ratner’s Thin Justice, by James G. Stewart
Is International Law’s Thin Line of Justice Too Thin?, by Karen J. Alter
The Nexus among Peace, Justice and Human Rights, by Colleen Murphy
Thin Justice as an Escape from Koskenniemi’s Long Shadow?, by James G. Stewart
The Promise and Limits of Thin Justice: A response to the Contributors, by Steven Ratner
Personal Blog How Would War Crimes Prosecutors Classify the Syrian Conflict(s)?, by James G. Stewart
Personal Blog « Une Ville ou Une Localité, Même prise d’Assaut » : Les Mots Juridiquement Redondants, Archaïques, Inutiles et Déroutants dans la Définition du Pillage du CPI, by James G. Stewart
“A Town or Place, Even When Taken by Assault”: The Legally Redundant, Archaic, Unnecessary, and Confusing Wording in the ICC’s Definition of Pillage, by James G. Stewart
Hyeran Jo and Beth Simmons’ Article – Can the International Criminal Court Deter Atrocity? New Symposium: Can the International Criminal Court Deter Atrocity? by James G. Stewart
Hey Look at Me: Detereo, Ergo Sum, by Mark A. Drumbl
Can We Tell If the ICC Can Deter Atrocity? by Kate Cronin-Furman
Grounds for Continued Skepticism about the ICC’s Deterrence, by Julian Ku & Jide Nzelibe
Deterrence of and Through Other Actors, by James G. Stewart
The ICC Fails to Deter when Deterrence is Needed Most, by Alette Smeulers
ICC’s Effectiveness and the Explanatory Black Box: Deterrence or Cultural Prevention? by Joachim Savelsberg
Quo Vadimus? A Response to Critics, by Hyeran Jo and Beth Simmons
Personal Blog Judicial Rejection of “Specific Direction” is Widespread, by James G. Stewart
Personal Blog The Argor Heraeus Decision on Corporate Pillage of Gold, by James G. Stewart
The Turn to Corporate Criminal Liability for International Crimes – Reflections from Civil Society   Civil Society’s Reflections on Corporate Responsibility for International Crimes: An Introduction and Open Invitation, by James G. Stewart
Corporate Criminal Responsibility for International Crimes? Yes Please, by Simon Taylor, Global Witness
One of the Missing Pieces in the Accountability Puzzle, by Arvind Ganesan, Human Rights Watch
Accountability for Economic War Crimes, by Holly Dranginis, Enough Project
Uncharted Territory, by Mark Taylor, Fafo Institute
Transitional Justice, Corporate Responsibility and Learning from the Global South, by Ruben Carranza, International Center for Transitional Justice
The Expressive Value of Corporate Prosecutions, by Wolfgang Kaleck and Miriam Saage-Maasz, European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights
Personal Blog  Blackwater’s Unsung Heroes, by James G. Stewart
Whither the International Criminal Court? Symposium: Whither the International Criminal Court? by James G. Stewart
On the Independence of International Prosecutors, by Richard Goldstone
Power Politics and its Global Shadows: From Margins to Center, by Kamari Maxime Clarke
The Inevitably Difficult Choices a Prosecutor Faces, by Alex Whiting
The ICC Still Has a Chance, by Aryeh Neier
The Sort of Justice the ICC Can and Cannot Deliver, by Sarah Nouwen
The ICC’s Credibility Depends on Much More than Just Power Politics, by David Tolbert
Commerce and Atrocity: the Elephant in the Room, by James G. Stewart
A Court on The Rocks? Responding to the Rough  Justice Reviews, by David Bosco
Business and Human Rights – Next Steps Symposium: Business and Human Rights – Next Steps, by James G Stewart
Closing Plenary Remarks, United Nations Forum on Business & Human Rights, Dec 2014, by John Ruggie
Corporate Human Rights Abuses and International Law: Brief Comments, by Surya Deva
Incorporating Rights: Making the Most of the Meantime, by Erika George
Human Rights, No Dogmas: The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, by John Tasioulas
A New Instrument for “Gross” Violations: Enthusiasm and Apprehension, by James G. Stewart
A First Step is Better than No Step At All, by Jenny Martinez
Would a Treaty Be All It Is Made Up to Be? by Frédéric Mégret
Life in the Global Public Domain: Response to Commentaries, by John Ruggie
Complicity in the ICC Statute What is the ICC’s Standard for Complicity Really? by James Stewart
Incorrect or Inappropriate: The ICC’s “Purpose” Standard of Complicity by Flavio Noto
Putting “Purpose” in Context by Sarah Finnin & Nema Milaninia
A Comparative Perspective on the “Purpose” Requirement by Cassandra Steer
The U.S. Model Penal Code’s Significance for Complicity in the ICC Statute: An American View by Adil Ahmad Haque
How to Interpret Complicity in the ICC Statute by Thomas Weigend
Interpreting “for the purpose of facilitating” in Article 25(3)(c)? by Elies van Sliedregt & Alex Popova
“En vue de”: The Significance of the French Equivalent of “Purpose” in the ICC Statute’s Complicity Provision by Robert Roth
An Important New Orthodoxy on Complicity in the ICC Statute?, James G. Stewart
Sasha Greenawalt’s International Criminal Law for Retributivists Symposium: Greenawalt’s International Criminal Law for Retributivists, James G. Stewart
Vive la Rétributivisme Timide! Sasha Greenawalt
Adjectival Retributivism: A Tale of Theory as Empath, Mark A. Drumbl
The Point of International Criminal Law, Adil Ahmad Haque
The Role and Weight of Desert, Sasha Greenawalt
Personal Blog Why Another Blog? James G. Stewart