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Catherine Powell
Associate Professor of Law

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33 West 60th Street
2nd Floor, Room 215
New York, NY  10023
Telephone: 212-636-7433
Fax: 212-636-6775
Office: Room 216

  • Tinkering with Torture in the Aftermath of Hamdan: Testing the Relationship Between Internationalism and Constitutionalism (2008, NYU J. Intl L. & Politics) Download (PDF)
  • A Tale of Two Traditions: International Cooperation and American Exceptionalism in U.S. Human Rights Policy, chapter in THE FUTURE OF HUMAN RIGHTS: U.S. POLICY FOR A NEW ERA (William F. Schulz, ed.) University of Pennsylvania Press (forthcoming Spring 2008)
  • Louis Henkin and Human Rights: A New Deal at Home and Abroad (Oral History of Louis Henkin's life), chapter in BRINGING HUMAN RIGHTS HOME (Catherine Albisa, Martha Davis, Cynthia Soohoo, eds.) Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, January 2008.
  • Lifting Our Veil of Ignorance: Culture, Constitutionalism, and Women’s Human Rights in Post-September 11 America, 57 HASTINGS LAW JOURNAL 331 (2005). Download (PDF)
  • The Role of Transnational Norm Entrepreneurs in the U.S. "War on Terrorism" 5 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 47 (Jan. 2004) Download (PDF)
  • United States Human Rights Policy in the 21st Century in an Age of Multilateralism 46 SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL 421 (Spring 2002) Download (PDF)
  • Geographies of Hunger, chapter in TRANSNATIONAL LEGAL PROCESSES: GLOBALISATION AND POWER DISPARITIES (Butterworths Tolley, Michael Likosky,ed., 2002)
  • Dialogic Federalism: Constitutional Possibilities for Incorporation of Human Rights Law in the United States 150 PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 245 (November 2001) Download (PDF)
  • Human Rights and the (Mis)uses of Culture, chapter in RACE, ETHNICITY AND GENDER IN THE AMERICAS (American University Publications, Celina Romany, ed., 2001)
  • Locating Culture, Identity and Human Rights, 30 COLUMBIA HUMAN RIGHTS LAW REVIEW 201 (Spring 1999)(Introduction to Symposium Issue Celebrating Fiftieth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights) Download (PDF)
  • (Dis)assembling Rights of Women Workers Along the Global Assembly Line: Human Rights and the Garment Industry (with Leti Volpp and Laura Ho)31 HARVARD CIVIL RIGHTS and CIVIL LIBERTIES 383 (Summer 1996) reprinted in GLOBAL CRITICAL RACE FEMINISM (Adrien Wing, ed., 2000) Download (PDF)
  • "Life" at Guantanamo: The Wrongful Detention of Haitian Refugees 2 RECONSTRUCTION 58 (R. Kennedy, ed., Harvard Law School, 1993)