Faculty Publications

          George Bisharat

          Books

          Journal Articles

          • Stumbling Forward in Syria, 37 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 159 (2014). FULLTEXT
          • The Plea Bargain Machine, 7 Dilemas 767 (2014). FULLTEXT URL
          • Anthropology & Law as Two Sibling Rivals, 34 Antropolítica 121 (2013). SSRN
          • Re-Democratizing Palestinian Politics, 17 UCLA J. Int'l L. & Foreign Aff. 1 (2013). FULLTEXT
          • Violence’s Law: Israel’s Campaign to Transform International Legal Norms, 43 J. Palestine Stud. 68 (2013). FULLTEXT
          • Introduction to "Litigating Palestine: Can Courts Secure Palestinian Rights?", 35 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 91 (2012). FULLTEXT
          • Freedom Thwarted: Israel's Illegal Attack on the Gaza Flotilla, 4 Berkeley J. Middle E. & Islamic L. 79 (2011) (with Carey James, & Rose Mishaan). FULLTEXT
          • Boycotting Israeli Apartheid: Practical and Ethical Questions, 10 Illawarra Unity 23 (2010). FULLTEXT URL
          • Israel's Invasion of Gaza in International Law, 38 Denv. J. Intl'l L. & Pol'y 41 (2009) (with Timothy Crawley, Sara Elturk, Carey James, Rose Mishaan, Akila Radhakrishnan, & Anna Sanders). FULLTEXT
          • Mobilizing Palestinians in Support of One State, 2 Contemp. Arab Aff. 552 (2009).
          • Maximizing Rights: The One State Solution to the Palestinian–Israeli Conflict, 8 Global Jurist Frontiers Art. 1 (2008). FULLTEXT
          • Facts, Rights, and Remedies: Implementing International Law in the Israel/Palestine Conflict, 28 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 319 (2005). FULLTEXT
          • Facing Tyranny with Justice: Alternatives to War in the Confrontation with Iraq, 7 J. Gender Race & Just. 1 (2003). FULLTEXT
          • Sanctions as Genocide, 11 Transnat'l L. & Contemp. Probs. 379 (Fall 2001). FULLTEXT
          • Peace and the Political Imperative of Legal Reform in Palestine, 31 Case W. Res. J. Int'l L. 253 (1999). FULLTEXT
          • Courting Justice? Legitimation in Lawyering Under Israeli Occupation, 20 Law & Soc. Inquiry 349 (1995). FULLTEXT
          • Land, Law, and Legitimacy in Israel and the Occupied Territories, 43 Am. U. L. Rev. 467 (1994). FULLTEXT
          Chapters In Books

          • Justice for All: Toward an Integrated Strategy for Liberation in Israel–Palestine Palestine Yearbook of International Law __ (Ardi Imseis ed., Brill, forthcoming 2014).
          • Maximizing Rights: The One-State Solution to the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, in International Law and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Rights-Based Approach to Middle East Peace 29 (Susan Akram et al. eds., Routledge 2011). CATALOG
          • The Gaza Occupation and Siege Are Illegal, in Midnight on the Mavi Marmara: The Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and How It Changed the Course of the Israel/Palestine Conflict 102 (Moustafa Bayoumi ed., Haymarket Books 2010). AMAZON
          • Gaza Strip, in 2 Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities 146 (C. Neal Tate ed., 2005). AMAZON
          • Palestine, in 3 Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities 237 (C. Neal Tate ed., 2005). AMAZON
          • West Bank, in 4 Governments of the World: A Global Guide to Citizens' Rights and Responsibilities 290 (C. Neal Tate ed., 2005). AMAZON
          • Sanctions Against Iraq Are Genocide, in Defining the Horrific: Readings on Genocide and Holocaust in the Twentieth Century 338 (William L. Hewitt ed., Prentice Hall 2003). AMAZON
          • Peace and the Political Imperative of Legal Reform in Palestine, in Palestine and International Law: Essays on Politics and Economics 214 (Sanford R. Silverburg ed., McFarland & Co. 2002). CATALOG
          • Attorneys for the People, Attorneys for the Land: The Emergence of Cause Lawyering in the Israeli–Occupied Territories, in Cause Lawyering: Political Commitments and Professional Responsibilities 453 (Austin Sarat & Stuart Scheingold eds., Oxford Univ. Press 1998). CATALOG
          • Exile to Compatriot: Transformations in the Social Identity of Palestinian Refugees in the West Bank, in Culture Power, Place: Explorations in Critical Anthropology 203 (Akhil Gupta & James Ferguson eds., Duke Univ. Press 1997). AMAZON
          • Pursuing a Questionable Suppression Motion, in Ethical Problems Facing the Criminal Defense Lawyer 63 (Rodney J. Uphoff ed., Amer. Bar Ass'n 1995). CATALOG
          • Displacement and Social Identity: Palestinian Refugees in the West Bank, in Population Displacement and Resettlement: Development and Conflict in the Middle East 165 (Seteney Khalid Shami ed., Ctr. for Migration Stud. 1994).
          Book Reviews

          • Book Review, 20 Shofar 130 (Summer 2002) (reviewing Geoffrey R. Watson, The Oslo Accords: International Law and the Iraeli–Palestinian Peace Agreements (2000)).
          • Book Review, 99 Am. Anthropologist 664 (1997) (reviewing E. Valentine Daniel & John Chr. Knudsen Eds., Mistrusting Refugees (1995)). CATALOG
          • Palestinian Sovereignty or Internationalization?, 12 J. Palestine Stud. 71 (Summer 1983) (reviewing Henry Cattan, Jerusalem (1981)).
          Newspaper & Magazine Articles

          • How Can Targeted Killings Be Justified? Lawful Versus Wise Policy, N.Y. Times, Nov. 14, 2012. URL
          • Israel Stacks the Legal Deck, L.A. Times, Mar. 7, 2012. URL
          • Palestine's State Status Enables Security, S.F. Chron., Dec. 3, 2012. URL
          • Israeli Intimidation Brings Shift in Gaza Report, S.F. Chron., Apr. 6, 2011. URL
          • A True One-State Solution, Wash. Post, Sep. 3, 2010. CATALOG
          • Gaza Occupation and Siege Are Illegal, S.F. Chron., June 4, 2010. URL
          • Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem Intolerant?, S.F. Chron., Sep. 5, 2010. URL
          • Palestinians Deserve to be Recognised, The Australian, May 7, 2010. URL
          • A U.N. Report Finds War Crimes in the Fighting: Now Israel Must Be Held Accountable, L.A. Times, Sept. 18, 2009.
          • Changing the Rules of War, S.F. Chron., Apr. 1, 2009. URL
          • Has Israel's Response Exceeded its Right to Defend Itself?, S.F. Chron, Jan. 5, 2009. URL
          • Hold Israel Accountable for Gaza, Seattle Times, Feb. 5, 2009. URL
          • Israel is Committing War Crimes, Wall Street J., Jan. 10, 2009. URL
          • Israel on Trial, N.Y. Times, Apr. 4, 2009.
          • Obama Should Back Goldstone Report, S.F. Chron., Sep. 30, 2009. URL
          • Should Israel Deal with Hamas?, L.A. Times, Jan. 9, 2009 (with James Phillips). URL
          • The Gaza Docket Israel III, Int'l Herald Trib., Apr. 7, 2009, at 8.
          • What's Israel Trying to Accomplish in Gaza?, L.A. Times, Jan. 8, 2009 (with James Phillips). URL
          • Will Hamas Emerge Stronger?, L.A. Times, Jan. 7, 2009 (with James Phillips). URL
          • A Two–State or One–State Solution?, L.A. Times, May 14, 2008 (with Judea Pearl). URL
          • Israel Starting from Scratch, L.A. Times, May 12, 2008 (with Judea Pearl). URL
          • Jimmy Carter, Hamas. Hamas, Jimmy Carter, L.A. Times, May 13, 2008 (with Judea Pearl). URL
          • Obama's Missteps, S.F. Chron., June 17, 2008. URL
          • Roots in the Holy Land, L.A. Times, May 16, 2008 (with Judea Pearl). URL
          • Should the U.S. Help Broker Peace?, L.A. Times, May 15, 2008 (with Judea Pearl). URL
          • The 'National Suicide' Incantation, L.A. Times, June 9, 2008. URL
          • The Fallacy of Islamic 'National Suicide', L.A. Times, June 9, 2008. URL
          • Where's Healthy Debate on U.S. Policy Toward Israel?, Houston Chron., June 12, 2008.
          • A Double Standard on Academic Freedom in the Middle East, Balt. Sun, Sept. 17, 2007, at A13 (with Judea Pearl).
          • A Question of Justice, S.F. Chron., Jan. 4, 2007. URL
          • For Palestinians, Memory Matters, S.F. Chron., May 13, 2007. URL
          • From Personal Experience, Houston Chron., Jan. 31, 2007 (reprinted as Pro–Israeli Lobby Is Silencing Dissent, Sacramento Bee, Feb. 25, 2007, at E1).
          • Solution on Which All Agree Impossible to Achieve, S.F. Chron., June 2, 2007. URL
          • Truth at Last, While Breaking a U.S. Taboo of Criticizing Israel, Phila. Inquirer, Jan. 2, 2007.
          • What Justifies Boycott of a State?, S.F. Chron., Aug. 15, 2007. URL
          • Aid to Israel is Out of Hand, Topeka Capital–Journal, Jan. 7, 2006.
          • Did Israel Really Need to Savage the Beauty of Beirut?, USA Today, Aug. 2, 2006. URL
          • Israel Will Harvest a Future of Violence and Conflict with Lebanon, S.F. Chron., July 20, 2006. URL
          • They Chose a Government That Will Stand Up For Their Rights, Dallas Morning News, Feb. 3, 2006.
          • Unilateral Action by Israel Spawns Violence in Gaza, Balt. Sun, Aug. 17, 2006, at A15.
          • What Did Bush Signal?, S.F. Chron., May 29, 2006. URL
          • Bigotry Hurts in the War on Terror, S.D. Union Trib., July 22, 2005.
          • In the Wake of Gaza Disengagement: Enforce Ban on Settlements, S.F. Chron., Aug. 26, 2005. URL
          • New Page in Israeli–Palestinian Relations: Whither the Road Map?, S.F. Chron., Dec. 8, 2005. URL
          • Prosecuting Other People's Terrorists, S.D. Union Trib., Dec. 12, 2005, at B7.
          • Should Israel Give Up Its Nukes?, L.A. Times, Dec. 9, 2005. URL
          • A Lifetime Of Challenge Stirred Determination, Sacramento Bee, Nov. 14, 2004, at E6.
          • Advance U.S. — Not Israel's — Interests, Seattle Post–Intelligencer, Dec. 8, 2004, at B7. URL
          • In Arafat's Aftermath: Peace Remains Elusive Amid Political Turmoil, S.F. Chron., Nov. 12, 2004. URL
          • Judgment on the Wall: Ruling Gives Hopes Discouraged, S.F. Chron., July 14, 2004. URL
          • Look for a Future Palestine in the Past: Two Generations Later, Palestinians Have Hope for Their Land, S.F. Chron., Dec. 19, 2004. URL
          • Right of Return: Two–State Solution Again Sells Palestinians Short, L.A. Times, Jan. 25, 2004, at M3.
          • But Don't Bet On It Establishing Democracy, Houston Chron., Mar. 3, 2003, at 27A.
          • Impending War on Iraq: American Jihad, S.F. Chron., Feb. 13, 2003. URL
          • Rite of Return to a Palestinian Home, S.F. Chron., May 18, 2003. URL
          • Who Caused the Palestinian Diaspora?, Sacramento Bee, Nov. 30, 2003.
          • Sanctions Against Iraq are Genocide, Seattle Post–Intelligencer, May 3, 2002, at B7. URL
          • Views on the Middle East: Settlements Stand in the Way of Mideast Peace, S.F. Chron., Apr. 26, 2002. URL
          Dissertations & Theses

          • Practicing Law Under Occupation: Palestinian Lawyers of the West Bank (1987) (unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University) (on file with Tozzer Library, Harvard University).