David W. Kennedy

Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law

Director, Institute for Global Law and Policy

Representative Publications

Bibliography


Books


New Approaches to International Law: The European and American Experiences ( David W. Kennedy ed., T.M.C. Asser Press 2013).

Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the 21st Century ( David W. Kennedy & Joseph E. Stiglitz eds., Oxford University Press 2013).
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Kennedy, David W. Rights of Spring: A Memoir of Innocence Abroad (Princeton University Press 2009).
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(Translated into Spanish as "Los Derechos de la Primavera (Sepha, 2010))

Kennedy, David W. Doctrine(s): nouvelles approaches de droit international (Editions Pedone 2009).
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Kennedy, David W. El Lado Oscuro de la Virtud: Reevaluando el Humanitarismo Internacional (Almuzara 2007).
(translated by Francisco J. Contreras and Ignacio de la Rasilla)

The Canon of American Legal Thought ( David W. Kennedy & William W. Fisher eds., Princeton University Press 2006).
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Kennedy, David W. Of War and Law (Princeton University Press 2006).
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Kennedy, David W. The Dark Sides of Virtue: Reassessing International Humanitarianism (Princeton University Press 2004).
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Kennedy, David W. Rompiendo Moldes en el Derecho Internacional: Cuando la Renovacion es Repeticion (Dykinson 2002).

Kennedy, David W. International Legal Structures (Nomos 1987).
(Out of print)


Shorter Works in Collection


"Law and Development Economics: Towards a New Alliance" in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century 19 (Oxford University Press, 2013).
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Kennedy, David W. "Lawfare and Warfare" in The Cambridge Companion to International Law 158 (James Crawford & Martti Koskenniemi eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012).
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Kennedy, David W. "Leader, Clerk, or Policy Entrepreneur? The Secretary-General in a Complex World" in Secretary or General? The Role of the United Nations Secretary-General in World Politics 158 (Simon Chesterman ed., Cambridge University Press, 2007).
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Der Derian, James, Michael W. Doyle, Jack L. Snyder & David W. Kennedy. "How Should Sovereignty be Defended?" in Politics Without Sovereignty: A Critique of Contemporary International Relations 187 (Alex Gourevitch ed., UCL Press, 2007).
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Kennedy, David W. "The 'Rule of Law,' Political Choices and Development Common Sense" in The New Law and Economic Development 95 (David M. Trubek & Alvaro Santos eds., Cambridge University Press, 2006).
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Kennedy, David W. "Reassessing International Humanitarianism: The Dark Sides" in International Law and its Others 131 (Anne Orford ed., Cambridge University Press, 2006).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Politics and Methods of Comparative Law" in Comparative Legal Studies: Traditions and Transitions (Pierre Legrand & Roderick Munday eds., Cambridge University Press, 2003).

Kennedy, David W. "Laws and Developments" in Law and Development: Facing Complexity in the 21st Century (Amanda Perry-Kessaris & John Hatchard eds., Cavendish Publishing, 2003).
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(Published in Spanish as"Derecho y Desarollo", by Dr. Encarnacion Postigo Pinzano (2003))

Kennedy, David W. "The Methods and Politics of Comparative Law" in The Common Core of European Private Law: Essays on the Project 131 (Mauro Bussani & Ugo Mattei eds., Kluwer Law International, 2003).
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(Originally published in Comparative Legal Studies: Traditions and Transitions, edited by Pierre Legrand and Roderick Munday, pp. 345-433 (Cambridge University Press, 2003))

Kennedy, David W. "Lawyers and International Law: A Retrospective Account" in Looking Back at Law's Century (A. Sarat ed., 2002).

Kennedy, David W. "The Twentieth Century Discipline of International Law in the United States" in Looking Back at Law's Century 386 (Austin Sarat et. al. ed., Cornell University Press, 2002).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Spectacle and the Libertine" in Aftermath: The Clinton Impeachment and the Presidency in the Age of Political Spectacle (Leonard V. Kaplan & Beverly I. Moran eds., New York University Press, 2001).
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(Originally presented at a conference held at the University of Wisconsin Law School (February 5, 2000))

Kennedy, David W. "Putting the Politics Back in International Politics" in The Finnish Yearbook of International Law 17 (Martti Koskenniemi & Jarna Petman eds., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2000).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Nuclear Weapons Case: International Law at the Close of the Twentieth Century" in International Law, the International Court of Justice and Nuclear Weapons 462 (Philippe Sands & Laurence Boisson de Chazournes eds., Cambridge university Press, 1999).
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Kennedy, David W. "Law and Literature: Where Do We Go From Here [Remarks]" in Fieldwork: Sites in Literary and Cultural Studies 207 (Rebecca Walkowitz & M. Garber eds., Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1996).
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(Remarks for Panel Discussion "Law and Literature: Where Do We Go From Here?, Center for Literary and Cultural Studies (October 22, 1994))

Kennedy, David W. "Some Remarks About Trials" in Secret Agents: The Rosenberg Case, McCarthyism, and Fifties America 253 (Rebecca Walkowitz & M. Garber eds., Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1995).

Kennedy, David W. "Autumn Weekends: An Essay on Law and Everyday Life" in Law and Everyday Life 191 (Austin Sarat & Thomas R. Kearns eds., University of Michigan Press, 1993).
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(Excerpts reprinted as "An Autumn Weekend" in After Identity: A Reader in Law and Culture, edited by Danielsen and Engel, 191-210 (Routledge, Chapman, Hall, 1995). Translated into French as "Weekends d’Automne," Droit International 4, 1999/2000 (133-178))

Kennedy, David W. "Some Reflections on The Role of Sovereignty in the International Order" in State Sovereignty: The Challenge of a Changing World: Proceedings of the 1992 Conference of the Canadian COuncil on International Law 237 (1992).
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Kennedy, David W. "Images of Religion in International Legal Theory" in The Influence of Religion on the Development of International Law 145 (Mark Janis ed., Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991).
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(Reprinted in Religion and International Law, edited by Mark Janis (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999))

Kennedy, David W. "A Comment on the European Community 1992 Program" in 1992 and EEC/U.S. Competition and Trade Law 101 (Barry Hawk ed., Fordham Corporate Law Institute, 1992).
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Kennedy, David W. "A Rotation in Contemporary Legal Scholarship" in Critical Legal Thought: An American-German Debate 353 (C. Joerges & D. Trubek eds., 1989).
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Articles in a Periodical


Kennedy, David W. "Law and the Political Economy of the World," 26 Leiden Journal of International Law 7 (2013).
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Kennedy, David W. "Some Caution about Property Rights as a Recipe for Economic Development," 1 Accounting, Economics and Law 1 (2011).
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(IGLP Working Paper (2011-12) and reprinted as chapter in volume co-edited with J. Stiglitz (2012))

Kennedy, David W. & Dan Danielsen. "Busting Bribery: Sustaining the Global Momentum of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act," 1 Open Society Foundations (2011).
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Kennedy, David W. "Retrato del jurista global o la ética del nuevo cosmopolitismo (Portrait of the Global Jurist or the Ethics of the New Cosmopolitism)," 4 Revista Internacional de Pensamiento Polîtico 71 (2009).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Mystery of Global Governance," 34 Ohio Northern University Law Review 827 (2008).
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(Published in Spanish as "El misterio del law goberbanza global," in 24 Rvista de Derecho publico (translated by María Angélica Prada Uribe, 2010). Reprinted as chapter in Ruiling the World: Constitutionalism, International Law and Global Governance, J. Trachtman and J. Dunoff, eds. (Cambridge University Press, 2009))

Kennedy, David W. "Modern War and Modern Law," 36 Baltimore Law Review 173 (2007).
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(Also published in 12 International Legal Theory 55 (2006) and 16 Minnesota Journal of International Law 71 (2007))

Kennedy, David W. "Louis B. Sohn: Recollections of a Co-conspirator," 48 Harvard International Law Journal 25 (2007).
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Kennedy, David W. "Assessing the Proposal for a Global Parliament: A Skeptics View," 13 Widener Law Journal 395 (2007).
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Kennedy, David W. "One, Two, Three Many Legal Orders: Legal Pluralism and the Cosmopolitan Dream," 3 NYU Review of Law and Social Change 641 (2007).
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(This article was also published in Universalism in International Law and Political Philosophy, Juha Sihvola et al. eds. (2011))

Kennedy, David W. "War and International Law: Distinguishing the Military and Humanitarian Professions," 82 International Law Studies (Navy Blue Book) 3 (2007).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Last Treatise: Project and Person (Reflections on Martti Koskenniemi's "From Apology to Utopia")," 7 German Law Journal 982 (2006).
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Kennedy, David W. "Humanities and Human Rights: Critiques, Language, Politics," 121 Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 1656 (2006).
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(Paper summary from the conference of the same title)

Kennedy, David W. "Sovereignty: Responding to Anghie and Aravamudan," 41 Texas International Law Review 465 (2006).
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(Remarks in the Proceedings of the Symposium "Representing Culture: Translating Human Rights")

Kennedy, David W. "Speaking Law to Power: International Law and Foreign Policy," 23 Wisconsin International Law Journal 173 (2005).
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(Closing Remarks, University of Wisconsin Law School (March 6, 2004))

Kennedy, David W. "Working Borders: Linking Debates About Insourcing and Outsourcing of Capital and Labor," 40 Texas International Law Journal 692 (2005).
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(Proceedings from the Conference, University of Texas Law School Conference (February 10-11, 2005))

Kennedy, David W. "La Corte Penal Internacional Fue Una Mala Idea," 51 Themis Law Review 329 (2005).
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(Interview with Iván Blume Moore)

Kennedy, David W. "Challenging Expert Rule: The Politics of Global Governance," 27 Sydney Journal of International Law 5 (2005).
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(Reprinted in Corporate and Employment Perspectives in a Global Business Environment, R. Blanpain ed. (Kluwer Law International, 2006))

Kennedy, David W. "International Humanitarianism: The Dark Sides," 6 The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law 1 (2004).
(Reprinted in Human Rights and Development: Law, Policy and Governance, C. Raj Kumar and DK Srivastava, eds., (LexisNexis Hong Kong, 2006). Published in Spanish as "Humanitarismo Internacional: Los Lados Oscuros," in 13 Advocatus 39 (2005))

Kennedy, David W. "Proceedings of the International Symposium on the International Legal Order," 16 Leiden Journal of International Law 839 (2003).
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Kennedy, David W. "Is Subversion Subversive?" 13 Texas Journal of Women and the Law 149 (2003).
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(Roundtable discussion)

Kennedy, David W. "Tom Franck and the Manhattan School," 35 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 397 (2003).
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Kennedy, David W. "The International Human Rights Movement: Part of the Problem?" 3 Harvard Human Rights Journal 101 (2002).
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(Reprinted in 14 Harvard Human Rights Journal 101(2002) and Eve Darian-Smith's "Laws and Societies in Global Contexts" (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Published in Spanish as "El Movimiento por los Derechos Humanos Internacionales: ¿Forma Parte del Problema?" Mariela Pérez-Costa, 48 Themis Law Review (2004). Translated into Spanish by Laura Parrilla Gomez)

Kennedy, David W. "The Forgotten Politics of International Governance," 2 European Human Rights Law Review 117 (2001).
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(Previously published as "Background Noise? The Politics Beneath Global Governance," 21 Harvard International Review 52 (Summer 1999). Published in Italian as "Tecnocrazia e Contesto: Ovvero i fraintendimenti della globalizzazione e la (ri)scoperta del background," Anno XIX Rivista Critica del Diritto Privato 663 (2001))

Kennedy, David W. "The International Human Rights Regime: Still Part of the Problem?" 3 Examining Critical Perspectives on Human Rights 245 (2001).
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(Reprinted in 14 Harvard Human Rights Journal 101 (2002) and Examining Critical Perspectives on Human Rights, Ole Windahl Petersen et al. eds (Cambridge University Press, 2013) at 19)

Kennedy, David W. "The Politics of the Invisible College: International Governance and the Politics of Expertise," 5 European Human Rights Law Review 463 (2001).
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Kennedy, David W. "A Critique of Adjudication: Fin de Siecle [Review]," 22 Cardozo Law Review 991 (2001) (reviewing Duncan Kennedy, Harvard University Press, A Critique of Adjudication: Fin de Siecle (1997)).
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Kennedy, David W. "When Renewal Repeats: Thinking Against the Box," 32 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 335 (2000).
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(Reprinted in Left Legalism/Left Critique Duke University Press (2001). Published in Spanish as "Cuando la Renovación solo es Repeticion: Ideas Contra el Paradigma," in 4 Revista Electrónica de Estudios Internacionales (2002) and as "Rompiendo moldes en el Derecho Internacional: Cuando la renovación es repetición," (Dykinson, 2002) - translated by Ignacio Forcada)

Kennedy, David W. "My Talk at the ASIL: What Is New Thinking in International Law?" 94 American Society of International Law 104 (2000).
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(Proceedings of the 94th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (April 5-8, 2000))

Kennedy, David W. "Background Noise? - the Politics Beneath Global Governance," 21 Harvard International Law Review 52 (1999).
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Kennedy, David W. "The International Anti-Corruption Campaign," 14 University of Connnecticut Journal of International Law 455 (1999).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Disciplines of International Law and Policy," 12 Leiden Journal of International Law 9 (1999).
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(Five lectures delivered at The University of Paris (February 1998). Published in French as "Les clichés revisités, le droit international et la politique," Droit International 4 (1999/2000))

Kennedy, David W. "Losing Faith in the Secular: Law, Religion and International Governance," 4 Graven Images: Transgression, Punishment, Responsibility and Forgiveness 138 (1998).
(Presented at the Center for Literary and Cultural Studies (Harvard University, November 15, 1997). Published as "Images of Religion in International Legal Theory" in Religion and International Law, edited by Mark Janis (Kluwer Academic Publishers,1999). Re-titled Global Religion and the Law" in One Nation Under God?, edited by Marjorie Garber and Rebecca L. Walkowitz, 115 (Routledge, Inc,1999))

Kennedy, David W. "Three Questions," 3 New York City Law Review 9 (1998).
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Kennedy, David W. "New Approaches to Comparative Law: Comparativism and International Governance," 2 Utah Law Review 545 (1997).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Right of Conquest: The Acquisition of Territory by Force in International Law Practice [Review]," 9 American Journal of International Law 745 (1997) (book review).
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(Review of The Right of Conquest: The Acquisition of Territory by force in International Law Practice by Sharon Korman)

Kennedy, David W. "International Law in the Nineteenth Century: History of an Illusion," 65 Quinnipiac Law Review 385 (1996).
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(Reprinted in 17 Quinnipiac L.R. 99 (1998))

Kennedy, David W. "The International Style in Postwar Law and Policy," 1 Utah Law Review 7 (1994).
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(Excerpt reprinted as "Il Kelsen delle ‘Oliver Wendell Holmes’ Lectures: un pragmatista del diritto internazionale pubblico.," IV 2 Diritto e Cultura, translated by Angelo Di Giovanni 12 (July - Dec. 1994). Excerpt reprinted as "The International Style in Postwar Law and Policy: John Jackson and the Field of International Economic Law," 10 The American Journal of International Law and Policy 671 (1995). Excerpt reprinted as "The International Style in Postwar Law and Policy," Chapter 4 of Law and Moral Action in World Politics (Northwestern University Press,1997))

Kennedy, David W. "A New World Order: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," 4 Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems 330 (1994).
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Kennedy, David W. "Receiving the International," 10 Connecticut Journal of International Law 1 (1994).
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(Reprinted in Athens law Review 5 (1994); and in Law, Life and the Images of Man: Modes of Thought in Modern Legal Theory, edited by Frank Fleerackers, Evert van Leeuwen and Bert van Roermund, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 393 (1997). Published in Spanish as "La internacionalización," in Mundialización económica y crisis político-jurídica, Anales de la Cátedra Francisco Suárez N.° 32, 49 (1995))

Kennedy, David W. "New Approaches to International Law Bibliography," 35 Harvard Int'l L. J. 417 (1994).
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(Reprinted in European Research Center (September 1999))

Kennedy, David W. & David Webb. "The Limits of Integration: Eastern Europe and the European Communities," 30 Common Market Law Review 1095 (1993).
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Kennedy, David W. "Turning to Market Democracy: A Tale of Two Architectures," 32 Harvard International Law Journal 373 (1991).
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Kennedy, David W. "Some Comments on Law & Post-Modernism: A Symposium Response to Professor Jennifer Wicke," 62 University of Colorado Law Review 475 (1991).
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Kennedy, David W. & Leo Specht. "Austrian Membership in the European Communities," 31 Harvard Int'l L. J. 407 (1990).
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(Published earlier as "Austria and the European Communities," with Leo Specht, 26 Common Market Law Review, 615 (1989))

Kennedy, David W. & David Webb. "Integration: Eastern Europe and the European Economic Communities," 28 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 633 (1990).
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Kennedy, David W. "Apology to Utopia: The Structure of International Legal Argument [Review]," 31 Harvard Int'l L. J. 385 (1990) (book review).
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(Review of Apology to Utopia: The Structure of International Legal Argument by Martti Kosenniemi)

Kennedy, David W. "Law and Passion," Newsletter of the Conference on Critical Legal Studies (special feature): The New McCarthyism, July 1988, at 54.
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Kennedy, David W. "A New Stream of International Law Scholarship," 7 Wisconsin International Law Journal 1 (1988).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Sources of International Law," 2 American University Journal of International Law and Policy 1 (1987).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Decay of International Law? A Reappraisal of the Limits of Legal Imagination in International Affairs [Review]," 81 American Journal of International Law 451 (1987) (reviewing Anthony Carty, Palgrave Macmillan, The Decay of International Law? A Reappraisal of the Limits of Legal Imagination in International Affairs (1988)).
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Kennedy, David W. "The Move to Institutions," 8 Cardozo Law Review 841 (1987).
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(Reprinted in International Organization, Jan Klabbers editor (Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2006))

Kennedy, David W. "Primitive Legal Scholarship," 27 Harvard International Law Journal 1 (1986).
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Kennedy, David W. "Critical Theory, Structuralism and Contemporary Legal Scholarship," 21 New England Law Review 209 (1986).
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Kennedy, David W. "International Refugee Protection," 8 Human Rights Quarterly 1 (1986).
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Kennedy, David W. "Spring Break," 63 Texas Law Review 1377 (1985).
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(Reprinted with a new introduction in Knowledges: Historical and Critical Studies in Disciplinarity, edited by Messer-Davidow, Shumway and Sylvan, 422 (Virginia, 1993))

Kennedy, David W. "The Turn to Interpretation," 58 Southern California Law Review 1 (1985).
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Kennedy, David W. "International Legal Education," 26 Harvard Int'l L. J. 361 (1985).
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Kennedy, David W. "A Critical Approach to the Nuclear Weapons Problem," 9 Brooklyn Journal of International Law 306 (1983).
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Kennedy, David W. "Staatsrecht-Volkrrecht-Europarecht: Festschrift [Review]," 22 Walter de Gruyter 730 (1981) (book review).
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(Review on Staatsrecht-Volkrrecht-Europarecht: Festschrift, Hans-Jurgen Schlochauer, Ingo von Much ed. (Geburtstag, 1981))

Kennedy, David W. "Report on the Conference of the International Commission of Jurists on the 'Development and the Rule of the Law," 14 Verfassung und Recht in Ubersee 353 (1981).
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(Originally held at the Hague, April 27 - May 1, 1981)

Kennedy, David W. "Theses about International Law Discourse," 23 German Yearbook of International Law 353 (1980).
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Kennedy, David W. "How Nations Behave [Review]," 21 Harvard Int'l L. J. 301 (1980).
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(Review of "How Nations Behave," by Louis Henkin)

Kennedy, David W. "On the Cartel Bogie [Forum]," 1 Fletcher Forum: A Journal of Graduate Studies in International Affairs 232 (1977).
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Articles in a Newspaper


Kennedy, David W. "Recasting UN's Role," The Boston Globe, June 8, 2006.
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Kennedy, David W. "Warum blieben die Demonstraten allein?" Die Zeit, March 27, 1981, at 38.


Prefaces or Epilogues


Kennedy, David W. "Introduction" to Hague Yearbook of International Law (A.-Ch. Kiss & Johan G. Lammers eds., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2000).
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Reports or Studies


Kennedy, David W., Patrick Breslin & Richard Goldstein. "A Mission to Uruguay [Report]", New York Academic of Sciences (1984).
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Presentations


Kennedy, David W. The Politics and Methods of Comparative Law (July 26-30, 2000).
(Presented at Downing College, Cambridge)

Kennedy, David W. Critical Legal Theory (Oct. 30, 1996).
(Proceedings of a panel on law and arts at the Hofstra University School of Law)

Kennedy, David W. Religion and International Law (April 21, 1988).
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(Proceedings of the American Society of International Law - remarks by Mark Weston Janis (Chair))

Kennedy, David W. Violence in International Law [Remarks] (April 9-12, 1986).
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("Comparative Approaches to the Theory of International Law," Proceedings of the American Society of International Law, 8th Annual Meeting)

Kennedy, David W. Law and Economics in the Law of the Sea [Remarks] (1981).
(14th Annual Law of the Sea Conference Proceedings)

Representative Publications