Dean of the Law School, Joseph C. Hostetler - BakerHostetler Professor of Law, and Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law; co-founder and Managing Director of the Public International Law & Policy Group; former Attorney-Adviser for United Nations Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
The author wishes to express special thanks to Cox International Law Center Fellows Meghan Lunders, Joseph Shell, and Matthew Casselberry for providing research assistance for this Article.
J.D. Candidate, 2019, The University of Chicago Law School.
I would like to personally thank Holly Berlin, Michael Christ, Wallace Feng, Sam Fuller, Myungkoo Kang, Beth Macnab, Benjamin Moss, Kyle Trevett, and the entire Chicago Journal of International Law staff for helping me craft this Comment on a topic I am particularly passionate about. I am eternally grateful for the countless hours spent researching, revising, and editing. I also want to specifically thank Samira Achbita. Although I have not personally met her, she nonetheless inspires me by her willingness to stand up for what she believes in.
Equal Justice Works Emerson Fellow at the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, University of California Hastings College of the Law
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Regents Professor and Robina Chair in Law, Public Policy and Society, University of Minnesota Law School
The authors wish to thank the Grand Challenges Research Fund at the University of Minnesota for the financial support which enabled this project. We would also like to thank our colleagues at the Human Rights Laboratory based at the University of Minnesota. Their input and support was essential to the completion of this project. We also thank Megan Knapp for research assistance. All remaining faults lie with the authors. Finally, our thanks to all those at the Trust Fund for Victims and the implementing partners of the Northern Uganda assistance mandate for sharing their insights and reflections on their critically important work.
I am grateful for the comments and suggestions by Federico Andreu, Curtis A. Bradley, Elisenda Calvet, Gabriella Citroni, Cath Collins, Bernard Duhaime, Barbara Frey, Lawrence Helfer, Veronica Hinestroza, Mariat Imaeva, Lucrecia Molina Theissen, Gerald Neuman, and Wilder Tyler on different versions of this paper. I am also grateful for the comments and questions by the students of the class Actualite De Droit Internationale: Disparitions Forcees taught by Prof. Duhaime at the Université du Québec à Montréal. As always thanks to the invaluable research and bibliographical support of Jonathan Pratter and to Theodore Magee for editing and improving my English. Any mistakes are mine.
J.S.D. 2018, Stanford Law School; Stanford Law School Postgraduate Public Interest Fellow, 2018-19 (Center for Justice and Accountability).
I wish to thank Haim Abraham, Nora Freeman Engstrom, Deborah Hensler, Renana Kedar, Robert MacCoun, Itay Ravid, Leila Sadat, Yahli Shereshevsky, David Sloss, Beth Van Schaack, and the participants of the Stanford Program in Law and Society 4th Conference for Junior Researchers, the American Society of International Law (ASIL) 2017 Midyear Meeting at Washington University, and the J.S.D. Colloquium at Stanford Law School. Valuable support for this research was provided by the Richard S. Goldsmith Grant for Research in Conflict Resolution, the Taube Center for Jewish Studies, the Shultz Fellowship for Research in Israel, and the Freeman Spolgi Institute (FSI) for International Studies. This Article was winner of the Goldsmith Writing Prize for Best Paper in Dispute Resolution (2017).