LL.M. Theses


Lawrence Noresh Das, Freedom of Religion for Religious Minorities in Bangladesh (2007)

Sandrine Gaillot, From the Frontlines of the witness stand: Can International Criminal Justice Contribute to the Reinsertion of Child Soldiers in Civilian Africa? (2007)

J. Merced Gomez Ortega, The Inter-American Human Rights System and Political Representation of Indigenous Peoples (2007)

Eva Shemmayah Heza, The Unforeseen Realities of the Gacacacts (2007)

Samuel Mbithi Kimeu, Human Rights in Multiparty Kenya: A Critical Appraisal of the Judicial Role (2007)

Oleg Vladimirovich Kozyrev, Human Rights Lawyering in Kazakhstan: Challengers and Prospects for Empowerment (2007)

Marcela Martino, Fragmenting Human Rights Protection: An Analysis of the Temporal Jurisdiction of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (2007)

Ximena Maria Medellin Urquiaga, Possibilities of the Reparation Regime of the International Criminal Court for Women Victims of Sexual Crimes (2007)

Dunker Morales, Foreign Investment: Balancing Rights and Obligations of Multinational Corporations in Ecuador (2007)

Mirakmal Mirakbarovich Niyazmatov, Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment: An Attempt to Understand Ambiguities Related to the Progression in “Vertical Model" (2007)

Lydiene Achale Nkongho, Evolution of the Jurisprudence on Rape in International Law (2007)

Hao Duy Phan, The United Nations Security Council’s Economic Sanctions and the Protection of Human Rights- A Legal Perspective (2007)

Yasmin Purba, Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism in Southeast Asia: Respecting Human Rights while countering Regional Terrorist Network in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia (2007)

Refliani Refliani, The Use of International Human Rights Law in Domestic Court: A Study on the Indonesian Constitutional Court’s Decisions from 2003 to 2006 (2007)

Lakhsmi Subandi, Peace Agreement and Human Rights: The Nature and Legal Status in the case of the 2005 Peace Accord in ACEH (2007)

Emi Sugawara, Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Violation in Armed Forces (2007)

Jessica Tannenbaum, Toward a Just and Lasting Peace: Catholicism, Reconciliation and Accountability for the Human Rights violators (2007)

Lenore VanderZee, Creating the Environment for Peace: Israeli-Palestinian Environmental Corporation as a Model for Permanent Peace (2007)



Faith Kabata, Justice for the victims of sexual violence in the Darfur conflict (2006)

Carlos Maria Pelayo Moller, The implementation of the Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons: A study on Mexico’a dynamic from the Transnational Legal Process Theory (2006)

Mykola Sorochynskyy, European human rights law and regulation of the information economy (2006)



Maryam Ebrahimabadi, Iran’s complexities in improving human rights standards: a comparative study of Iranian and Turkish family law (2005)

Anna Maria Gabrielidis, Human rights begin at home: a policy analysis of litigating international human rights in U.S. state courts (2005)

Okey Peter Ilofulunwa, Realization of economic, social and cultural rights in Nigeria: the role of the judges (2005)

Muthee Joseph Kiunga, Ensuring accountability for past human rights abuses in Kenya (2005)



Maria Jose Guembe, The work of human rights lawyers during the military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983). (2004)

Vineeta Gupta, Globalization and increasing gender-selective female feticide: is the girl child becoming a commodity nobody wants? (2004)

Leonardo Jun Ferreira Hidaka, Military Justice in Brazil: a series of human rights violations (2004)

Neza Kogosek, U.N. human rights reporting mechanism: is it time to move on? (2004)

Oksana W. Klymovych, Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights into the legal system of Ukraine (2004)

Vitaly V. Kulapov, Protection of the rights of the child: international and domestic Russian systems (2004)

Maria de Pilar Mayoral, Argentine refugee status determination process: an assessment of the administrative asylum adjudicator system (2004)

Joseph Isanga Mubiru, Freedom of religion or belief in Uganda: international legal implications for state-religion relations (2004)

Vita Tapiwa Onwuasoanya, The right to be free from hunger and disaster risk reduction in Malawi (2004)

Marianne Schulze, Safeguards for the democratic dialogue: the protection of the functioning of press freedom under international law (2004)

Yordan Sirakov, International protection of minorities in the Balkans (2004)

Dara Peou Vanthan, Reparations for victims of human rights: frameworks of instruments and institutions (2004)

Agon Vrenezi, The United Nations judges and prosecutors in Kosovo (2004)

Yehenew Tsegaye Walilegne, Derogation of human rights in states of emergency under the 1995 constitution of Ethiopia (2004)



Denise Kazue Hirao, The International State Obligation to Prevent Human Rights Violations (2003)

Florida Kabasinga, The Duty of Extra – Territorial States to Prosecute Genocidaires (2003)

Clemens Rieder, Si duo faciunt idem, non est idem: No Salvation for the European Union by the European Court of Human Rights? (2003)



Michelle Augustine, ICANN and the Quest for Legitimacy: Sed Quis Costodient Iposos Custodes? (2002)

Sonia Boulos, Multiculturalism, Family Law and Women’s Rights (2002)

Miguel Angel de los Santos Cruz, Crimes Against Humanity in Latin America: A Retrospective Vision (2002)

Clare Hamill, A Critical Appraisal of International Peacekeeping and the Role of Women in Afghanistan (2002)

Luisa Khitarishvili, International Standards for Pre-Trial Detention (2002)

Sean O’Brien, A Modest Proposal: Expanding the Scope of U.S. Asylum Practice (2002)

Andres Sanchez-Thorin, How Should Human Rights Bodies Deal With Humanitarian Law? (2002)

James Nyepan Verdier, Regional Intervention to Protect Human Rights in Domestic Armed Conflict: The Impact of Ecowas Experience in Liberia (2002)



Bernard Duhaime, The Applicability of the Doctrine of Command Responsibility to the Crime of Genocide (2001)

William P. Hoye, Remedies for Human Rights Violations Involving State-Sponsored Terrorism (2001)

Entela Josifi, Incorporation of Human Rights Law in Domestic Legal Systems and Albania (2001)

Selina Catharina Maria Kossen, Truth and Justice for the Relatives of Peru’s Disappeared (2001)

Dennis Mutuma Mabura, Implementing Human Rights Norms in Domestic Legislation: The Protection of Detainees from Torture in Kenya (2001)

Anna Masibo, Female Genital Mutilation: A Case for the Implementation of International Standards and Norms in Uganda (2001)

Ninoslav Mladenovic, Gay and Lesbian Rights as Part of the Human Rights Agenda for Justice – Finding a place in International Law (2001)

Salvador Tinajero-Esquivel, Is it Only a Matter of Jurisdiction? The United States and the International Criminal Court (2001)



Babafemi Akinrinade, International Humanitarian Law and the Conflict in Sierra Leone (2000)

Tae-Ung Baik, A War Crime Against Ally’s Civilians: No Gun Ri Massacre (2000)

Alpha Fall, The Impact of the Constitutive Act of the African Union on Human Rights in Africa (2002)

Arturo Requesens Galnares, Prolonged detentions of Immigrants and Asylum Seekers in the United States: An International Human Rights perspective (2000)

Milagros Rubio Garcia, Analysis of Peru’s Withdrawal from the Contentious Jurisdiction of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: In Search of a Solution (2000)

Michelle LaVonne Mack, International Humanitarian Law and the Quest for a Legal Framework Applicable to Modern-Day Peacekeeping Operations (2000)

Sergey Mukhaev, Human Rights and Biomedicine (2000)

Helena Maria Olea Rodriguez, Forced Internal Displacement in Colombia Contribution to the Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (2000)

Nazreen Shaik, Biotechnology and its Impact on Human Rights – The Need for Regulation (2000)



Sharelle Aitchison, Reconciling Refugee Law With Recent Developments in International Criminal Law (1999)

Abiola Atinuke Akiyode, Human Rights and Disabled Persons in Africa (1999)

Patricia Galvao Ferreira, Human Rights Education: The Responsibility of Governments and International Organizations (1999)

Xiaosheng Huang, Religious Rights: A Comparative Case Study on the United States and Chinese Constitutions (1999)

Malose B. H. Mahloko, The Right to Development: An International Normative Analysis and a Survey of the African Human Rights System (1999)

Jennifer Wanjiku Miano, The Erosion of Peoples’ Economic and Social Rights by State and International Financial Institutions: The Sub-Saharan African Experience (1999)

Peter L. Tomas Morgan, Proposal to Penetrate an Iron Curtain: An Application for the Standard Minimum Rules to Situations of Solitary Confinement in the United States (1999)

Mary Margaret Penrose, Lest We Fail: The Importance of Enforcement in International Criminal Law (1999)

Paul Nana Simo, Considerations of International Humanitarian Law in Alien Tort Claim Cases (1999)

Claudio Lins de Vasconcelos, Economic and Social Rights: The New Actors (1999)

Justin Wylie, The Most Serious Crimes of Concern to the International Community (1999)



Bernal E. Monge Guevara, Gross Violations of Human Rights, Impunity and Amnesty Laws: Jurisdiction of an International Criminal Court (1998)

Shanti Risal Kaphle, Domestic Violence in Nepal: A Prospect of Domestication of International Human Rights Standards (1998)

Raphael Zolokere Kasambara, Transitional Justice Under International Law: The Case Study of Malawi (1998)

Kolawole Tajudeen Olaniyan, Domestic Application of International Human Rights in Nigeria: The Role of the Judge (1998)

Chan Un Park, International Human Rights Law: ‘Prompt Appearance Rights’ of an Arrestee in Korea (1998)



Jean Guy-Marie Louis, Haiti: Economic Sanctions and Human Rights (1997)

Robert G. Patrick, Vindicating Women’s Rights in International Law (1997)

Ali Mohsin Quazilbash, Discriminatory Laws Against Women in Pakistan (1997)

Katharine Savage, Negotiating the New South African Constitution: A Participant’s Perspective (1997)



Aurora Ciuca, Analysis of Domestic Violence in the United States and its Applicability in the International Arena (1996)

Maha El-Taji, The Palestinian Refugees and the Middle East Peace Process (1996)

Vincent O. Orlu Nmehielle, The African charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the Human Rights Question in Nigeria (1996)

Faustina Pereira: A Uniform Family Code for Bangladesh (1996)



Dante Mauricio Negro Alvarado, The Shining Path in Peru: Analysis of the International Organization’s Approach Dealing With the Peruvian Situation (1995)

Jacqueline Cassette, The Tension Between the Right to Sex Equality and the Right to Culture in the South African Interim Constitution – An International Law Perspective (1995)

Muxin Han, The Right of Allied POWs of World War II for Compensation from Japan (1995)

Ardashes A. Melikian, To What Extent is the United States Immigration Law & Policy Conformity with International Refugee Law? (1995)

Luc Reydams, Development Cooperation: A Tool for the Promotion of Human Rights and Democracy? El Salvador Case Study (1995)

Judith Robb, South Africa, Sexual Harassment and Future Legal Change (1995)

Weihong Zhao, Invoking International Human Rights Law for the Arguments Between US and China (1995)



Anton J. Steenkamp, Litigation Under the Interim South African Constitution: An Evaluation in the Light of International Human Rights Norms and Civil Rights Litigations in the U.S.A. (1994)



Lebugang Y. Chirume, A ‘Difference’ Approach to Contemporary Feminist Analysis – Incarcerated Mothers as a Case Study (1993)

Sim Tshabalala, Human Dignity in a Post-Apartheid South Africa (1993)