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Representative Bibliography With Links:


Border Problem: The Politicization of Refugee Crises (working book project)

The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Immigration Law (forthcoming, 2023) (with Stella Burch Elias and Kevin Cope)


Law as a Battlefield: The U.S., China, and Global Escalation of Lawfare, 106 Cornell L. Rev. __ (forthcoming, 2020).

The New Fighting Words?: How U.S. Law Hampers the Fight Against Information Warfare, 22 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 81 (2019) (with Manal Cheema).

Protecting First Amendment Rights in the Fight Against Disinformation: Lessons Learned from FISA, 79Md. L. Rev. 114 (2019) (with Manal Cheema).

Checking Rights at the Border: Detention of Migrants in International and Comparative Law 60 Va. J. Int’l L. 156 (2020).

Displaced: A Proposal for a New International Agreement to Protect Refugees, Migrants, and States, 35 Berkeley J. Int’l L. 47 (2017).

Curse of the Nation-State: Refugees, Migration, and Security in International Law, 48 Ariz. St. L. J. 579 (2016).

Regulating Human Rights: International Organizations, Flexible Standards, and International Refugee Law 14 Chi. J. Int’l L. 453-92 (2014).

Veiled Political Questions: Islamic Dress, Constitutionalism, and the Ascendance of Courts, 61 Am. J. Comp. L. 1 (2013) (peer-reviewed). 

Sanctioning Faith: Religion, State, and U.S.-Cuban Relations, 25 J. L. & Pol. 179 (2009).

Blaine’s Name in Vain?: State Constitutions, School Choice, and Charitable Choice, 83 Denv. U. L. Rev. 57 (2005).

Administratively Quirky, Constitutionally Murky: The Bush Faith-Based Initiative, 8 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol’y 359 (2005). 


Information Lawfare: Messaging and the Moral High Ground, __ J. Nat. Sec. L. & Pol’y (forthcoming, 2021) (peer-reviewed).

“Revolution” at the Capitol: How Law Hindered the Response to The Events of January 6, 2021, __U. Md. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming, 2021)

Two Oaths: Supporting and Defending the Constitution with Hamilton, in Lisa Tucker, ed., Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today’s Most Contentious Legal Issues Through the Hit Musical (2020).

The Law and Politics of Displacement, 113 Am. Soc’y Int’l L. Proc. 109 (2019) (editor of panel proceedings).

Business and Human Rights, 112 Am. Soc’y Int’l L. Proc. 323 (2019) (editor of panel proceedings).

When Law Migrates: Refugees in Comparative International Law, in Paul Stephan, Anthea Roberts, and Mila Versteeg, eds., Comparative International Law, Oxford University Press (2018).

Virtues Are Not Enough: A Response to Michael Ignatieff, 13 J. Int’l L. & Int’l Relations 15 (2017).

International Decisions: Khlaifia and others v. Italy, App. No. 16483/12 (European Court of Human Rights, 2016), 112 Am. J. Int’l L. 274, 2018.

International Decisions: Plaintiff M68/2015 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Ors (110 Am. J. Int’l L. 546, 2016).

Refugees and International Security, in On the Move: Migration Challenges in the Indian Ocean Littoral, 29-42 (Henry L. Stimson Center, 2010). 

Fire Prevention: A Review of Amy Chua’s World on Fire, 23 UCLA Pac. Basin L. J. 78 (2006).