Faculty Bibliographies

Naomi Roht-Arriaza


Journal Articles

  • Empowering Victims of Grand Corruption: an Emerging Trend, ___ Conn. J. Int'l L. ___ (forthcoming 2022). SSRN
  • Expanding the Frontiers of Justice, Berkeley Rev. Latin Am. Stud. 23 (Fall 2019). URL
  • Grand Corruption and the International Criminal Court in the "Venezuela Situation", 17 J. Int'l Crim. Just. 672 (2019) (with Santiago Martinez). URL
  • Safeguarding Development: Risk Reduction in US Government Foreign Aid and Investment Facilitation Beyond the Current Patchwork, 24 Hastings Envtl. L.J. 311 (2018). FULLTEXT
  • Democracia y transparencia en el SIDH: una experiencia en marcha, 8 Rev. Direito & Práx. 1652 (2017). FULLTEXT
  • Capturing the Insights: Commonalities and Differences, 39 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 275 (2016). FULLTEXT
  • After Amnesties are Gone: Latin American National Courts and the New Contours of the Fight Against Impunity, 37 Hum. Rts. Q. 341 (2015). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Editorial Note, 7 Int'l J. Transitional Just. 383 (2013) (Guest Editor).
  • Just a ‘Bubble’? Perspectives on the Enforcement of International Criminal Law by National Courts, 11 J. Int'l Crim. Just. 537 (2013). FULLTEXT
  • "First, Do No Harm": Human Rights and Efforts to Combat Climate Change, 38 Ga. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 593 (2010). FULLTEXT
  • Prosecuting Core Crimes in the United States: Recent Changes and Prospects for 2010, 17 Willamette J. Int'l L. & Disp. Resol. 80 (2009). FULLTEXT
  • Making the State Do Justice: Transnational Prosecutions and International Support for Criminal Investigations in Post-Armed Conflict Guatemala, 9 Chi. J. Int'l L. 79 (2008). FULLTEXT
  • Social Reconstruction as a Local Process, 2 Int'l J. Transitional Just. 152 (2008) (with Laura Arriaza) (reprinted and expanded in Social Repair at the Local Level: The Case of Guatemala, in Transitional Justice From Below 143 (Kieran McEvoy & Laura McGregor eds., 2008)). FULLTEXT SSRN
  • Justice Should Be Done, but Where? The Relationship Between National and International Courts, 101 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 289 (2007) (with Laura Dickinson, Christopher K. Hall, Paul Seils & Kimberly Theidon) (panel moderator). FULLTEXT
  • International Decisions—Guatemala Genocide Case, 100 Am. J. Int'l L 207 (2006). FULLTEXT
  • The Complex Architecture of International Justice, 10 Gonz. J. Int'l L. 38 (2006-2007). FULLTEXT
  • Reparations Decisions and Dilemmas, 27 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 157 (2004). FULLTEXT
  • Universal Jurisdiction: Steps Forward, Steps Back, 17 Leiden J. Int'l L. 375 (2004). FULLTEXT
  • From Country-Based to Corporate-Based Campaigns, 21 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 185 (2003). FULLTEXT
  • Las Amnistias En Perspectiva Comparada: Derecho Internacional y Poder Judicial, 9 C.D.J.P. 87 (2003).
  • Codes of Conduct: The Fiction of Corporate Self-Regulation, 58 Guild Prac. 38 (2001). FULLTEXT
  • The Pinochet Precedent and Universal Jurisdiction, 35 New Eng. L. Rev. 311 (2001). FULLTEXT
  • Institutions of International Justice, 52 J. Int'l Aff. 473 (1999).
  • The Developing Jurisprudence on Amnesty, 20 Hum. Rts. Q. 843 (1998) (with Lauren Gibson). FULLTEXT
  • The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and Human Rights Violations: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?, 16 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 71 (1998). FULLTEXT
  • Truth Commissions and Amnesties in Latin America: The Second Generation, 92 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 313 (1998). FULLTEXT
  • Truth Commissions as Part of a Social Process: Possible Guidelines, 14 NEP 279 (1998).
  • Addressing Human Rights Abuses: Truth Commissions and the Value of Amnesty, 19 Whittier L. Rev. 325 (1997) (with Peter A. Schey & Dinah L. Shelton). FULLTEXT
  • Compliance with Private Voluntary Agreements: The Example of the International Organization for Standardization's ISO 14000, 29 Stud. Transnat'l Legal Pol'y 205 (1997). FULLTEXT
  • Compliance with Private Voluntary Agreements: The Example of the International Organization for Standardization's ISO 14000, 29 Stud. Transnat'l Legal Pol'y 205 (1997). FULLTEXT
  • Developing Countries, Regional Organizations, and the ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standard, 9 Geo. Int'l Envtl. L. Rev. 583 (1997). FULLTEXT
  • Environmental Management Systems and Environmental Protection: Can ISO 14001 Be Useful Within the Context of APEC?, 6 J. Env't & Dev. 292 (1997). FULLTEXT
  • International Human Rights Law in United States Courts: Professor Riesenfeld's Contributions, 20 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 601 (1997). FULLTEXT
  • The Committee on the Regions and the Role of Regional Governments in the European Union, 20 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 413 (1997). FULLTEXT
  • Combating Impunity: Some Thoughts on the Way Forward, 59 L. & Contemp. Probs. 93 (Autumn 1996). FULLTEXT
  • Of Seeds and Shamans: The Appropriation of the Scientific and Technical Knowledge of Indigenous and Local Communities, 17 Mich. J. Int'l L. 919 (1996) (reprinted in Borrowed Power: Essays on Cultural Appropriation 255 (Bruce Ziff & Pratima V. Rao eds., Rutgers Univ. Press 1997)). FULLTEXT
  • The International Organization for Standardization and the Drafting of Private Environmental Standards, 90 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 178 (1996). FULLTEXT
  • Private Voluntary Standard–Setting, the International Organization for Standardization, and International Environmental Lawmaking, 6 Y.B. Int'l Envtl. L. 107 (1995). FULLTEXT
  • Shifting the Point of Regulation: The International Organization for Standardization and Global Lawmaking on Trade and the Environment, 22 Ecology L.Q. 479 (1995). FULLTEXT
  • Truth as Justice: Investigatory Commissions in Latin America, 20 Law & Soc. Inquiry 79 (1995) (with Margaret Popkin). FULLTEXT
  • Precaution, Participation and the "Greening" of International Trade Law, 7 J. Envtl. L. & Litig. 57 (1992). FULLTEXT
  • Trade and Environment: An Environmentalist View, 86 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 241 (1992). FULLTEXT
Chapters In Books

  • Natural Resources, Transitional States and Grand Corruption, in Research Handbook on International Law and Environmental Peacebuilding __ (Daniëlla Dam & Britta Sjöstedt, eds., Elgar, forthcoming 2022). URL
  • Measures of Non-Repetition in Transitional Justice: The Missing Link?, in From Transitional to Transformative Justice 105 (Paul Gready & Simon Robins eds., Cambridge University Press 2019). CATALOG URL
  • Transitional Justice in Latin America: Achievements and Limitations, in The Oxford Handbook of Transitional Justice ____ (Meierhenrich, Hinton and Douglas eds., Oxford Univ. Press, Forthcoming 2019). URL
  • Principle 1. General Obligations of States to Take Effective Action to Combat Impunity, in The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary 47 (Frank Haldemann & Thomas Unger eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2018). CATALOG
  • Guatemala: Lessons for Transitional Justice, in Research Handbook on Transitional Justice 445 (Cheryl Lawther, Luke Moffett, and Dov Jacobs eds., Edward Elgar Pub. 2017). CATALOG
  • La dimensión económica, aspecto tardío de la justicia transicional, in El negocio del terrorismo de estado: los cómplices económicos de la dictadura uruguaya 0 (Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky ed., Siglo Veintiuno 2016).
  • Why Was the Economic Dimension Missing for So Long in Transitional Justice? An Exploratory Essay, in The Economic Accomplices to the Argentine Dictatorship 19 (Horacio Verbitsky & Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). URL
  • Reparations and Development, in Law in Transition: Human Rights, Development and Transitional Justice 189 (Peer Zumbansen & Ruth Buchanan eds., Hart Publishing 2014). CATALOG
  • ¿Por Qué la Dimensión Económica Estuvo Ausente Tanto Tiempo en la Justicia Transicional? Un Ensayo Exploratorio, in Cuentas Pendientes: Los Cómplices Económicos de la Dictadura 31 (Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky & Horacio Verbitsky eds., Siglo Veintiuno 2013).
  • Reparations and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in Justice and Economic Violence in Transition 109 (Dustin N. Sharp ed., Springer 2013) (Springer series in transitional justice). CATALOG
  • Reparations for Violations of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in Justice and Economic Violence in Transition 109 (Dustin Sharp ed., Springer Books 2013). AMAZON
  • De Facto and De Jure Amnesty Laws: The Central American Case, in Amnesty in the Age of Human Rights Accountability: Comparative and International Perspectives 182 (Francesca Lessa & Leigh A. Payne eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2012) (with Emily Braid). CATALOG
  • Many Roads to Justice: Transnational Prosecutions and International Support for Criminal Investigations in Post-Conflict Guatemala, in The Role of Courts in Transitional Justice: Voices from Latin America and Spain 184 (Jessica Almqvist & Carlos Esposito eds., Routledge 2012) (with Almudena Bernabeu). CATALOG
  • Impunidade na América Latina: Tribunais Nacionais e Desafios Ainda Existentes, in A Anistia na Era da Responsabilização: O Brasil em Perspectiva Internacional e Comparada 140 (Comissão de Anistia, Ministério da Justiça 2011). URL
  • Many Roads to Justice: Transnational Prosecutions and International Support for Criminal Investigations in Post-Conflict Guatemala, in The Role of Courts in Transitional Justice: Voices from Latin America and Spain 184 (Jessica Almqvist & Carlos Esposito eds., Routledge 2011) (with Almudena Bernabeu). CATALOG
  • Universal Jurisdiction, in Research Handbook on International Criminal Law 359 (Bartram S. Brown ed., Edward Elgar 2011) (with Menaka Fernando). CATALOG
  • Foreword: The Importance of Latin American Jurisprudence in the Global Fight Against Impunity, in Digest of Latin American Jurisprudence on International Crimes ix (Due Process of Law Foundation 2010). URL
  • Human Rights and Strategic Peacebuilding: The Roles of Local, National, and International Actors, in Strategies of Peace: Transforming Conflict in a Violent World 231 (Daniel Philpott & Gerard F. Powers eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2010). CATALOG
  • Reparations in International Law and Practice, in 1 The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice: A World Study on Conflicts, Victimization and Post-Conflict Justice 655 (M. Cherif Bassiouni ed., Intersentia 2010). CATALOG
  • Weaving a Braid of Histories: Local Post-Armed Conflict Initiatives in Guatemala, in Localizing Transitional Justice: Interventions and Priorities after Mass Violence 205 (Rosalind Shaw, Lars Waldorf & Pierre Hazan eds., Stanford Univ. Press 2010) (with with Laura J. Arriaza). AMAZON
  • A Complementary Relationship: Reparations and Development, in Transitional Justice and Development: Making Connections 170 (Pablo De Greiff & Roger Duthie eds., Social Science Research Council 2009) (with Katharine Orlovsky) (reprinted in Transitional Justice: Handbook for Latin America 487 (Félix Reátegui ed., Braz. Ministry of Justice & Int'l Ctr. for Transitional Justice 2011)). CATALOG
  • Criminal Prosecutions for Genocide in Guatemala: Advances and Obstacles in Transnational and Domestic Cases, in Quiet Genocide: Guatemala 1981-1983, at 135 (Etelle Higonnet ed., Transaction Publishers 2009). AMAZON
  • Justice and Reconciliation After Conflict: The Case of Sierra Leone, in Human Rights & Conflict Resolution in Context: Colombia, Sierra Leone, & Northern Ireland 139 (Eileen F. Babbit & Ellen L. Lutz eds., Syracuse Univ. Press 2009). AMAZON
  • Prosecutions of Heads of State in Latin America, in Prosecuting Heads of State 46 (Ellen L. Lutz & Caitlin Reigers eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2009). AMAZON
  • The Multiple Prosecutions of Augusto Pinochet, in Prosecuting Heads of State 77 (Ellen L. Lutz & Caitlin Reigers eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2009). AMAZON
  • Solidarity Rights (Development, Peace, Environment, Humanitarian Assistance,) in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Rüdiger Wolfrum ed., Oxford Univ. Press 2008) (with Sara C. Aminzadeh). CATALOG
  • Guatemala, in Victims Unsilenced: The Inter-American Human Rights System and Transitional Justice in Latin America 7 (Katya Salazar & Thomas Antkowiak eds., Due Process of Law Foundation 2007) (with Marcie Mersky). URL
  • Private and Quasi-Private Standard Setting, in The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law 498 (Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brueneé & Ellen Hey eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2007) (with Jason Morrison). CATALOG
  • The Pinochet Effect and the Spanish Contribution to Universal Jurisdiction, in International Prosecution of Human Rights Crimes 113 (Wolfgang Kaleck, Michael Ratner, Tobias Singelnstein, & Peter Weiss eds., Springer 2007). CATALOG
  • Victims, in 3 Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity 1129 (Dinah Shelton ed., MacMillan Reference 2005). CATALOG
  • External Actors and Transitional Justice, in Dealing with the Past: Critical Issues, Lessons Learned, and Challenges for Swiss Policy 33 (Mô Bleeker Massard & Jonathan Sisson eds., Suisspeace 2004). URL
  • Reparations in the Aftermath of Repression and Mass Violence, in My Neighbor, My Enemy: Justice and Community in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocity 121 (Eric Stover & Harvey M. Weinstein eds., Cambridge University Press 2004). CATALOG
  • Of Catalysts and Cases: Transnational Prosecutions and Impunity in Latin America, in The Pinochet Case: Origins, Progress and Implications 191 (Madeleine Davis ed., Institute of Latin American Studies 2003). CATALOG
  • Civil Society in Processes of Accountability, in Post–Conflict Justice 97 (M. Cherif Bassiouni, ed., Transnational Publishers 2002). CATALOG
  • Dificultades y Desafios de las Comisiones de la Verdad Frente a la Tortura, la Reparacion y la Prevencion, in Memoria del Seminario Internacional Comisiones de la Verdad: Tortura, Reparacion y Prevencion (Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez 2002).
  • Promoting Environmental Human Rights Through Innovations in Mediation, in Human Rights and the Environment: Conflicts and Norms in a Globalizing World 259 (Lyuba Zarsky ed., Earthscan 2002). CATALOG
  • The International Organization for Standardization: Drafting the ISO 14000 Series, in The Greening of Trade Law: International Trade Organizations and Environmental Issues 251 (Richard H. Steinberg ed., Rowman & Littlefield 2002). CATALOG
  • The Role of International Actors in National Accountability Processes, in The Politics of Memory: Transitional Justice in Democratizing Societies 40 (Alexandra Barahona De Brito, Carmen Gonzalez Enriquez, & Paloma Aguilar Fernandez eds., Oxford University Press 2001). AMAZON
  • Amnesty and the International Criminal Court, in International Crimes, Peace, and Human Rights: The Role of the International Criminal Court 77 (Dinah Shelton ed., Transnational Publishers 2000). CATALOG
  • The Need for Moral Reconstruction in the Wake of Past Human Rights Violations: An Interview with José Zalaquett, in Human Rights in Political Transitions: Gettysburg to Bosnia 195 (Robert Post & Carla Hesse eds., Zone Books 1999) (reprinted in Transitional Justice: Handbook for Latin America 159 (Félix Reátegui ed., Braz. Ministry of Justice & Int'l Ctr. for Transitional Justice 2011)). CATALOG
Book Reviews

  • Book Review, 56 Am. J. Comp. L. 233 (2008) (reviewing Pablo De Greiff ed., The Handbook of Reparations (2006)). HEIN WL
  • Book Review, 34 J. Latin Am. Stud. 195 (2002) (reviewing Mark Ensalaco, Chile under Pinochet: Recovering the Truth (1999)).
  • Book Review, 93 Am. J. Int'l L 981 (1999) (reviewing Alice H. Henkin ed., Honoring Human Rights: From Peace to Justice (1998)). HEIN WL
  • Book Review, 91 Am. J. Int'l L 573 (1997) (reviewing Alan E. Boyle & Michael R. Anderson eds., Human Rights Approaches to Environmental Protection (1996)). HEIN WL
  • Book Review, 21 Colum. J. Envtl. L. 183 (1996) (reviewing Harold Hohmann, Precautionary Legal Duties and Principles of Modern International Environmental Law (1994)). HEIN WL
Newspaper & Magazine Articles

  • Islands of Advances in a Sea of Setbacks: Central American Rule of Law, Just Sec., Sept. 8, 2021. URL
  • Genocide and War Crimes in National Courts: the Conviction of Rios Montt in Guatemala and its Aftermath, ASIL Insights, May 23, 2013. URL
  • The Spanish Civil War, Amnesty, and the Trials of Judge Garzón, ASIL Insights, July 25, 2012. URL
  • The Emerging Role of Private Social and Environmental International Standards in Economic Globalization, ABA Int'l Envtl. L. Comm. Newsl., Winter⁄Spring, 2006, at 10 (with Jason Morrison).
  • Prosecution of International Crimes Gains Teeth, Wider Reach, L.A. Daily J., May 9, 2005, at 6. CATALOG
Other Publications

  • African Union Transitional Justice Policy Framework in Practice: Implementing Accountability Measures, The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (2013) (with Jasmina Brankovic). URL
  • Central America, the Inter-American System, and Accountability for International Crimes, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 6 (2012). URL
Student Notes/Comments

  • Comment, State Responsibility to Investigate and Prosecute Grave Human Rights Violations in International Law, 78 Cal. L. Rev. 449 (1990). HEIN WL
  • Comment, Implied Waiver Under the FSIA: A Proposed Exception to Immunity for Violations of Peremptory Norms of International Law, 77 Cal. L. Rev. 365 (1989) (with Adam C. Belsky & Mark Merva). HEIN WL URL

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