Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
M.A., Yale University
J.D., Yale University
A.B., Princeton University
The way in which informal norms harden into law in the international finance and international human rights fields.
Published her most recent articles in the Emory Law Journal, Yale Journal of International Law, Harvard International Law Journal, and the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law.
International Commercial Law
International Human Rights
The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.
Bottom-Up Lawmaking Through a Pluralist Lens: The ICC Banking Commission and the Transnational Regulation of Letters of Credit, 58 Emory L.J. 1147 (2008).
Bottom-Up Lawmaking: The Private Origins of Transnational Law, 15 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 49 (2008).
Does Medellin Matter?, 77 Fordham L. Rev. 617 (2008).
The Scale of Networks?: Local Climate Change Coalitions, (with Hari Osofsky) 8 Chi. J. Int'l L. 409 (2008).
Walking the Walk (reviewing John A. Spanogle, Jr. et al. eds., Global Issues in Contract Law), 56 Am. J. Comp. L. 499 (2008).
Bottom-Up International Lawmaking: Reflections on the New Haven School of International Law, 32 Yale J. Int'l L. 393 (2007).
Sanchez-Llamas v. Oregon: The Glass is Half Full, 11 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 29 (2007).
A Cosmopolitan View of Transnational Bottom-Up Lawmaking: The Case of Export Credit Insurance, 51 Wayne L. Rev. 1193 (2006).
Medellin v. Dretke: Another Chapter in the Vienna Convention Narrative, 41 Tulsa L. Rev. 193 (2006).
A Bottom-Up Approach to International Lawmaking: The Tale of Three Trade Finance Instruments, 30 Yale J. Int'l L. 125 (2005).
A Tale of International Law in the Heartland: Torres and the Role of State Courts in Transnational Legal Conversation, 12 Tulsa J. Comp. & Int'l L. 163 (2005).
Harold Hongju Koh: Excellence and Decency, 12 Tulsa J. Comp. & Int'l L. v (2004).
The Dynamics of International Trade Finance Law: The Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits, 45 Harv. Int'l L.J. 65 (2004).
Going Public with Transnational Law: The 2002 Supreme Court Term, 39 Tulsa L. Rev. 155 (2003).
The Constitutionalization of Human Rights in Argentina: Problem or Promise?, 37 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 281 (1999).
Pretextual Traffic Stops: United States v. Whren and the Death of Terry v. Ohio, 28 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 145 (1996).
The Fourth Amendment: Reflections on the 1994 October Term, 31 Tulsa L.J. 473 (1995).
Rewriting Beginnings: The Lesson of Gautreaux, 28 J. Marshall L. Rev. 57 (1994).
International Law Happens, in SELA 2006: El Poder Ejecutivo
Reflections on the Problem of Individual Responsibility for Violations of Human Rights, in The Modern World of Human Rights: Essays in Honor of Thomas Buergenthal
Fact-Finding Initiatives for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (with W. Michael Reisman) in La Corte y el Sistema Interamericanos de Derechos Humanos (Rafael Nieto Navia, ed. 1994).
Gambling, in The Oxford Companion to American Law (Kermit Hall ed., 2002).
Sedition, in The Oxford Companion to American Law (Kermit Hall ed., 2002).
Carlos Santiago, Radical Evil on Trial (following Carlos Santiago's untimely death, edited and prepared for publication) (Yale Univ. Press 1996). Juicio al Mal Absoluto (Carlos S. Nino trans., Emece Editores 1996).
Young Presidents Organization, Tulsa Chapter