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Cindy Buys

Professor of Law
and Director of International Law Programs





"Subsidies and Countervailing Duties," in Introduction to International Trade (Annadale, NSW, Australia: Federation Press, 2012) [IN PRESS].

"JFK’s Legacy Regarding Consular Relations Law," in John F. Kennedy—History, Memory, Legacy: An Interdisciplinary Inquiry, edited by John Delane Williams, Robert G. Waite, and Gregory S. Gordon, 151-66. Grand Forks: University of North Dakota, 2010.

"Legal Aspects of the International Transportation of Goods to the United States," in The Business Environment: What Can the Law Do?, edited by Patricia Annette Streeter and Ruta Zarnauskaite, 18-29. Vilnius: Law University of Lithuania & Lithuanian-American Bar Association, 2003.

"Government Regulation of Ocean Transportation," in 3 T.J. Schoenbaum, Admiralty and Maritime Law, App. B (2d ed. 1994) (with Jeffrey Lawrence).


"Belgium v. Senegal: The International Court of Justice Affirms the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite Hissène Habré Under the Convention Against Torture." 16 Insights (American Society of International Law) 1-5 (Sept. 11, 2012).

"Movsesian v. Victoria Versicherung and the Scope of the President's Foreign Affairs Power to Preempt Words." 32 Northern Illinois University Law Journal 205-235 (2012) (with Grant Gorman).

"Is Reform a Reality for Women in Saudi Arabia?" 17 The Catalyst 3-6 (June 2012).

"Can Corporations Be Held Liable for International Torts under the Alien Tort Statute?" 49 The Globe (Newsletter of ISBA Section on International & Immigration Law) 1-3 (October 2011).

"Nottebohm’s Nightmare: Have We Exorcised the Ghosts of WWII Detention Programs or Do They Still Haunt Guantanamo?" 11 Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law 1-76 (Art. 2, 2011).

"Do Unto Others: The Importance of Better Compliance with Consular Notification Rights." 21 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 461-501 (2011) (with Scott D. Pollock & Ioana Navarette Pellicer).

"Ensuring Consular Notification Rights for Foreign Defendants." 88 Criminal Law Reporter (BNA) 377 (January 5, 2011).

"Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation)." 103 American Journal of International Law 294-99 (2009).

"Introduction to the Central States Law Schools Association 2008 Conference." 33 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 177-79 (2009).

"The United States Supreme Court Misses the Mark: Towards Better Implementation of the United States’ International Obligations." 24 Connecticut Journal of International Law 39-76 (2008).

"Introductory Note to the International Court of Justice’s Order for Provisional Measures in Georgia v. Russian Federation." 47 International Legal Materials 1010-1012 (2008).

"U.S. Airport Arrests without Consular Notice May Violate Treaties." 37 International Law News 18 (Spring 2008) (with Mark E. Wojcik).

"Putting Employers Between A Rock and A Hard Place with Respect to Verifying Employment Eligibility." 45 The Globe (Newsletter of ISBA Section on International & Immigration Law) 1-2 (December 2007).

"Judges Should Notify Foreign Nationals." 44 The Globe (Newsletter of ISBA Section on International & Immigration Law) 2-3 (April 2007).

"Burying Our Constitution in the Sand? Evaluating the Ostrich Response to the Use of International and Foreign Law in U.S. Constitutional Interpretation." 21 BYU Journal of Public Law 1-54 (2007).

"Recent Developments with Respect to First Amendment Rights in the Immigration Context." 44 The Globe (Newsletter of ISBA Section on International & Immigration Law) 2-3 (September 2006).

"Reform of the United Nations—September 23, 2005." 43 The Globe (Newsletter of ISBA Section on International & Immigration Law) 5-7 (November 2005).

"The Supreme Court’s Most Recent Use of Foreign and International Law." 42 The Globe (Newsletter of ISBA Section on International & Immigration Law) 5-7 (June 2005).

"The Arbitrators Duty to Respect the Parties Choice of Law in Commercial Arbitration." 79 St. John's Law Review 59-96 (2005).

"Introduction to the Immigration Matters Symposium." 29 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 1-3 (2004).

"The Continuing Evolution of Immigration Law to Address Issues of Domestic Violence." 41 The Globe (Newsletter of ISBA Section on International & Immigration Law) 10-11 (June 2004).

"An 'Authoritative' Statement of Administrative Action: A Useful Political Invention or a Violation of the Separation of Powers Doctrine?" 7 New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy 73-114 (2003-2004) (with William Isasi).

"The Tensions between Confidentiality and Transparency in International Arbitration." 14 American Review of International Arbitration 121-138 (2003).

"The Five Stages of Grading." 10 The Law Teacher 15 (Fall 2002).

"United States Economic Sanctions: The Fairness of Targeting Persons from Third Countries." 17 Boston University International Law Journal 241-267 (1999).

"United States Economic Sanctions Programs." 5 Survey of Maritime Administrative Law 49-61 (June 1996).






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