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Adeno Addis

W.R. Irby Chair and W. Ray Forrester Professor of Public and Constitutional Law
B.A., LL.B. (First Class Honors), 1980, Macquarie University (Australia); LL.M., 1983, J.S.D., 1987, Yale University

E-mail: aaddis@tulane.edu
Telephone: 504.865.5813
Office: Weinmann Hall, Room 230-E

Adeno Addis has expertise in a range of areas, primarily focusing on constitutional law and international human rights.

He received his undergraduate education in Australia and did his graduate work in the United States. He has published extensively on constitutional law, international human rights, jurisprudence and public international law. Recent publications include "Special Temporary Measures and the Norm of Equality," 45 Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 311 (2014); "The Role of Human Dignity in a World of Plural Values and Ethical Commitments," 31 Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights 403 (2013); "Imagining the Homeland from Afar: Community and Peoplehood in the Age of the Diaspora," 45 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 963 (2012); "Torture as a Counterterrorism Strategy," XLIV Revue de Droit Compare/Comparative Law Review 129 (2010); "Imagining the International Community: The Constitutive Dimension of Universal Jurisdiction," 31 Human Rights Quarterly 129 (2009); "Deliberative Democracy in Severely Fractured Societies," 16 Indiana Journal of Global Studies 59 (2009); "Informal Suspension of Normal Processes: The “War on Terror” as an Autoimmunity Crisis," 87 Boston University Law Review 323 (2007).

He previously taught at a number of other universities, including City University of Hong Kong, Boston University, Cornell University, Duke University, Macquarie University (Australia) and the University of Melbourne (Australia) and has delivered public lectures at many other institutions, including Chuo University (Japan), the University of Hong Kong and the University of Texas. He is a member of the American Society of International Law and has served on its executive council. He is also a member of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy (ASPL). He also sits on the advisory boards of a number of publications, such as Human Rights and the Global Economy and Tsehai Publishers.

Professor Addis' CV


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Articles and Review Essays

Targeted Sanctions as a Counterterrorism Strategy, 19 Tul. J. Int’l L. & Comp. L. 187 (2010)

Authority and Community, 18 Asia Pac. L.  Rev.63 (2010) (Hong Kong)

Torture as a Counterterrorism Strategy, XLIV Comp. L. Rev. 127 (2010)

Deliberative Democracy in Severely Fractured Societies, 16 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 59 (2009)
Imagining the International Community: The Constitutive Dimension of Universal Jurisdiction, 31 HUM. RTS. Q. 129 (2009)
Idenititarian Anxieties and the Nature of Inter-Tribunal Deliberations, 9 CHI. J. INT'L L. 613 (2009) (with Jonathan Nash)
The Concept of Critical Mass in Legal Discourse, 29 CARDOZO L. REV. 97 (2007)
“Informal” Suspension of Normal Processes: The “War on Terror” as an Autoimmunity Crisis, 87 B.U. L. REV. 323 (2007)
Constitutionalizing Deliberative Democracy in Multilingual Societies, 25 BERKELEY J. INT'L LAW 117 (2007)
The Concept of Critical Mass in Legal Discourse, 29 CARDOZO L. REV. 97 (2007)

Deliberative Democracy in Multilingual States, 25 BERKELEY J. INT'L L. 117 (2007)

The Kurdish Issue and Beyond: Territorial Communities Rivaling the State, [2004] PROC. AM. SOCY INT'L L. 108.
The Thin State in Thick Globalism:  Sovereignty in the Information Age, 37 VAND. J. TRANSNAT'L L. 1 (2004)

Economic Sanctions and the Problem of Evil, 25 HUM. RTS. Q. 573 (2003)

Strangers to the Constitution?  Resident Aliens, Military Tribunals and the Laws of War, 37 VAL. U. L. REV. 627 (2003) 

Cultural Integrity and Political Unity: The Politics of Language in Multilingual States, 33 ARIZ. ST. L. J. 719 (2001).

Looking at Economic Sanctions from the Corner [2001] PROC. AM. SOC'Y INT'L L. 23

Who's Afraid of Foreigners? The Restrictions on Alien Ownership of the Electronic Media, 32 COLUM. HUM. RTS. L. REV. 133 (2000) (reprinted in 22 IMMIG. & NATIONALITY L. REV.387 (2003))

Parochialism and Intercourse: The Question of Language, in Multilingual States, [1999] PROC. AM. SOC'Y INT'L L. 371

Role Models and the Politics of Recognition, 144 U. PA. L. REV. 1377 (1996)
"Hell Man, They Did Invent Us": The Mass Media, Law, and African Americans, 41 BUFF. L. REV. 523 (1993)
Recycling in Hell, 67 TUL. L. REV. 2253 (1993)
In Defense of Crookedness, 1992 U. ILL. L. REV. 947 (1992)
Individualism, Communitarianism and the Rights of Ethnic Minorities, 67 NOTRE DAME L. REV. 615 (1992)
Adjudication and Institutional Legitimacy, 71 B.U. L. REV. 161 (1991)
Critical Legal Studies and the Issue of Constructive Alternatives, 34 LOY. L. REV. 277 (1988)
The Empire Strikes Back, Review of Law's Empire, 40 U. FLA. L. REV. 585 (1988)
International Propaganda and Developing Countries, 21 VAND. J. TRANSNAT'L L. 491 (1988)

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