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Faculty Publications

Timothy William Waters
Professor of Law; Associate Director, Center for Constitutional Democracy
  1. Group Thinking: Antique Models of Community for Modern Religious Rights Regimes, in THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMAN RIGHTS PAPERS (Mofid University, forthcoming).
  2. THE MILOŠEVIĆ TRIAL: AN AUTOPSY (Ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

  3. A Kind of Judgment: Searching for Judicial Narratives after Death, 42 GEORGE WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW 279 (2011).
  4. Discursive Democracy and the Challenge of State Building in Divided Societies: Reckoning with Symbolic Capital in Bosnia and Herzegovina (with Robert L. Ivie), 38 NATIONALITIES PAPERS 449 (2010). [Journal Website]

  5. “The Momentous Gravity of the State of Things Now Obtaining”: Annoying Westphalian Objections to the Idea of Global Governance, 16 INDIANA JOURNAL OF GLOBAL LEGAL STUDIES 25 (2009).

  6. Assuming Bosnia: Taking the Polity Seriously in Ethnically Divided Societies, in DECONSTRUCTING THE RECONSTRUCTION: HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RULE OF LAW IN POSTWAR BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (Dina Francesca Haynes, Ed.). Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2008.

  7. The Blessing of Departure: Acceptable and Unacceptable State Support for Demographic Transformation:  The Lieberman Plan to Exchange Populated Territories in Cisjordan, 2 LAW & ETHICS OF HUMAN RIGHTS 221 (2008).

  8. A Different Departure: A Reply to Shany’s “Redrawing Maps, Manipulating Demographics: On Exchange of Populated Territories and Self-Determination”, 2 LAW & ETHICS OF HUMAN RIGHTS 311 (2008).

  9. Book Review. Killing Globally, Punishing Locally?: The Still-Unmapped Ecology of Atrocity, Drumbl, M., Atrocity, Punishment, and International Law, 55 BUFFALO LAW REVIEW 1331 (2008).

  10. Kosovo as Precedent and Pretext: New Debates and Old Lessons, JURIST (February 18, 2008).

  11. Kosovo: The Day After, OPENDEMOCRACY (February 18, 2008).

  12. Overview: Design and Reform of Public Prosecution Services, in PROMOTING PROSECUTORIAL ACCOUNTABILITY, INDEPENDENCE AND EFFECTIVENESS: COMPARATIVE RESEARCH (Timothy William Waters, et al. Eds.) Sofia, Bulgaria: Open Society Institute Sofia, 2008.

  13. Reconsidering Dhimmah as a Model for Regulating Minorities, with Some Implications for Human Rights, in THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS (M. Modjandeh, Ed.). Mofid University, 2007.

  14. A Separate Peace, NEW YORK TIMES (February 1, 2007). Reprinted as The Wrong Solution, INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE (February 1, 2007).

  15. Guilty of Fighting a War, NEW YORK TIMES (August 12, 2006). Reprinted in INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE (August 13, 2006).

  16. Remembering Sudetenland: On the Legal Construction of Ethnic Cleansing, 47 VIRGINIA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 63 (2006). [HeinOnline]

  17. What Now for War Trials after Milosevic?, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR (March 16, 2006).

  18. Why Insist on the Surrender of Ratko Mladic?, NEW YORK TIMES (May 12, 2006). Reprinted as Why Insist on Mladic’s arrest?, INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE (May 12, 2006).

  19. Migrating Towards Minority Status: Shifting European Policy Towards Roma (with Rachel Guglielmo), 43 JOURNAL OF COMMON MARKET STUDIES 763 (2005).

  20. Contemplating Failure and Creating Alternatives in the Balkans: Bosnia’s Peoples, Democracy and the Shape of Self-Determination, 29 YALE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 423 (2004). [HeinOnline]

  21. Unexploded Bomb: Voice, Silence, and Consequence at the Hague Tribunals: A Legal and Rhetorical Critique, 35 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND POLITICS 1015 (2003). [HeinOnline]

  22. Indeterminate Claims: New Challenges to Self-Determination Doctrine in Yugoslavia, 20 SAIS REVIEW 111 (2000); conference version in Serbian by Agency for Local Democracy (Subotica, 2001).

  23. The Naked Land: The Dayton Accords, Property Disputes, and Bosnia’s Real Constitution, 40 HARVARD INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 517 (1999). [HeinOnline]

  24. Return from Exile, Return to Politics: Leadership, Political Mobilization and National Identity among the Crimean Tatars, 44 THE UKRAINIAN REVIEW 42 (1997).

  25. “Two Souls to Struggle with....”: The Failing Implementation of Hungary’s New Minorities Law and Discrimination Against Gypsies (with Rachel Guglielmo), 9 HARVARD HUMAN RIGHTS JOURNAL 297 (1996). Reprinted in J. Micgiel, (Ed.), STATE AND NATION BUILDING IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE (1996).

  26. Kings without Countries: Problems in the Formation of a Gypsy National Identity, 6 JOURNAL OF PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS 24 (1995).