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Payam Akhavan is a Legal Advisor, Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Hague.

Susan Burgerman received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University in 1997 and holds a postdoctoral appointment as Associate Research Scholar at Columbia’s Institute for Latin American and Iberian Studies. She recently served as research consultant on a Twentieth Century Fund/The Century Foundation project evaluating the International Criminal Court treaty process. Her areas of research interest include international cooperation on human rights and humanitarian intervention, transnational politics and advocacy networks, and Latin American politics.

Anita Chan is currently an Australian Research Council Senior Research Fellow hosted by the Australian National University, and co-editor of The China Journal. Her present research focuses on management styles, worker-management relations in Chinese enterprises, and the Chinese trade union. Her five books include Children of Mao and, as co-author, Chen Village Under Mao and Deng. A forth-coming edited book is entitled China’s Workers Under Assault.

Lauren Gibson is a 1998 graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of Law. She received her undergraduate degree from University of California, Santa Cruz, and has also lived and worked in Latin America.

Jennifer Jackson Preece is a Lecturer on Nationalism in Europe at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research focuses on self-determination, minority rights, and ethnic conflict in Europe after the Cold War. A book entitled National Minorities and the European Nation-States System is forthcoming with Oxford University Press.

Jo M. Pasqualucci is an Associate Professor at the University of South Dakota School of Law, where she teaches International Law. She has a B.A., M.S., and J.D. from the University of Wisconsin. She is currently completing a dissertation for her S.J.D. in International Law from George Washington University Law School.

Naomi Roht-Arriaza is a Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of Law, where she teaches international human rights as well as other subjects. She is the editor of Impunity and Human Rights in International Law and Practice (Oxford Univ. Press 1995) and of several articles on issues of accountability for human rights violations. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Boalt Hall. She lived in Latin America for several years during the 1970s and early 1980s.

Howard Tolley, Jr. is a Professor of Political Science and the Director of Project THRO at the University of Cincinnati. His published works include The UN Commission on Human Rights (1987) and The International Commission of Jurists: Global Advocates for Human Rights (1995). His two prototype cases described in this article are located on the Internet at <>.


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