Arthur Mark Weisburd

Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (1976)
  • A.B., Princeton University (1970)

Weisburd, a native Arkansan, joined the Foreign Service after earning his undergraduate degree, and he served in East Pakistan/Bangladesh from 1971 to 1973. He resigned in 1973 to enter law school at Michigan, where he was a notes editor on the Michigan Law Review. From 1976 to 1981, he was an associate with the Washington, D.C., law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, his practice ranging from participation in the legal advisory team of the Constitutional Convention of the Northern Mariana Islands to pro bono first amendment work to defendants' securities and antitrust litigation. He teaches civil procedure, international law and a course on international human rights. He writes mainly in the area of international law.

Curriculum Vitae PDF

Selected Publications

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  • The International Court of Justice and the Concept of State Practice, 31 U. PA. J. INT'L L. 295 (2009). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, BEPress]
  • COMPARATIVE HUMAN RIGHTS LAW: VOLUME 1, EXPRESSION, ASSOCIATION, RELIGION (Carolina Academic Press 2008). [K3240 .W445 2008 ]
  • COMPARATIVE HUMAN RIGHTS LAW: VOLUME 2, DETENTION, PROSECUTION, CAPITAL PUNISHMENT (Carolina Academic Press 2008). [K3240 .W445 2008 ]
  • Al-Qaeda and the Law of War, 11 LEWIS & CLARK L. REV. 1063 (2007). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • Consistency, Universality, and the Customary Law of Interstate Force in CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL LAW ON THE USE OF FORCE: A METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH (Enzo Cannizzaro and Paolo Palchetti eds. 2005). [SSRN, Document Link KZ6368 .C87 2005]
  • International Judicial Decisions, Domestic Courts, and the Foreign Affairs Power, 2004-2005 CATO SUP. CT. REV. 287-320. [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein, Document Link]
  • The War in Iraq and the Dilemma of Controlling the International Use of Force, 39 TEX. INT'L L.J. 521 (2004). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
  • American Judges and International Law, 36 VAND. J. TRANSNAT'L L. 1475 (2003). [Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis, SSRN, Hein]
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