Elena Baylis

Joint Appointee
Professor of Law


JD, Yale Law School
BA, University of Oregon

Teaching 2017-2018

5955 D.C. Externship (Spring)
5954 D.C. Seminar (Spring)
5877 Law-Making Seminar (Spring)
5668 Policy Colloquium (Spring)
5667 Policy Externship (Spring)

Select Publications

  • The Persuasive Authority of Internationalized Criminal Tribunals, American University International Law Review (forthcoming 2016) (invited symposium article)
  • What Internationals Know: Improving the Effectiveness of Post-Conflict Justice Initiatives, 14 Washington University Global Studies Law Review 243 (2015) (preliminary paper competitively selected for American Society of International Law Research Forum),  https://ssrn.com/abstract=2700832
  • Declining Controversial Cases: How Marriage Equality Changed the Paradigm, 2015 New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy Quorum 110 (2015), https://ssrn.com/abstract=2700897
  • Function and Dysfunction in Post-Conflict Justice Networks and Communities, 47 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 625 (2014), https://ssrn.com/abstract=2345394
  • Outsourcing Investigations, 14 UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs 121 (2009) (invited symposium article)
  • Reassessing the Role of International Criminal Law: Rebuilding National Courts Through Transnational Networks, 50 Boston College Law Review 1 (2009), https://ssrn.com/abstract=1105244
  • Tribunal-Hopping with the Post-Conflict Justice Junkies, 10 Oregon Review of International Law 361 (2008)
  • Parallel Courts in Post-Conflict Kosovo, 32 Yale Journal of International Law 1 (2007), (competitively selected for American Society of Comparative Law Work in Progress Workshop), https://ssrn.com/abstract=956368
  • Sending the Bureaucrats to War, 92 Iowa Law Review (2007) (with David Zaring), (reprinted in Economic Sanctions (M. Malloy, ed., Edward Elgar 2014)), https://ssrn.com/abstract=956341                   
  • Minority Rights, Minority Wrongs, 10 UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs 66 (2005) (competitively selected for American Society of International Law New Voices panel), https://ssrn.com/abstract=2456696
  • Beyond Rights:  Legal Process and Ethnic Conflict, 25 Michigan Journal of International Law 529 (2004) (reprinted in The United Nations System for Protecting Human Rights, Vol. IV (D. Shelton, ed., Ashgate 2014) and International Conflict Resolution: Consensual ADR Processes by Nolan-Haley, Abramson, and Chew (West Pub. 2005)), https://ssrn.com/abstract=799304


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