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Publications by Laurel E. Fletcher


Refracted Justice: The Imagined Victim and the International Criminal Court, in Contested Justice: The Politics and Practice of International Criminal Court Interventions (Christian De Vos, Sara Kendall, Carsten Stahn, Cambridge Univ. Press, Dec. 2015) - PDF Version (152 Kb)

Review of The Guantanamo Effect by International Affairs (2010) - PDF Version (208 Kb)

Review of The Guantanamo Effect by New York Law Journal (2010) - PDF Version (563 Kb)

Stay the Hand of Justice: Whose Priorities Take Priority? in Localizing Transitional Justice: Justice Interventions and Local Priorities After Mass Violence (co-author) (Rosalind Shaw & Lars Waldorf, with Pierre Hazan, eds., Stanford University Press) (2010) - PDF Version (393 Kb)

The Guantanamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices (2009)

Review of The Guantanamo Effect by London Review of Books (2009) - PDF Version (53 Kb)

A World Unto Itself? The Application of International Justice in the Former Yugoslavia, My Neighbor, My Enemy: Justice and Community in the Aftermath of Mass Atrocities (co-author) (Eric Stover & Harvey Weinstein eds., Cambridge Univ. Press) (2004) - PDF Version (437 Kb)


Editorial Note, 8 Int’l J.Trans. J. 1 (2014) (co-author) - PDF Version (45 Kb)

Editorial Note, 7 Int’l J.Trans. J. 1 (2013) (co-author) - PDF Version (53 Kb)

Defending the Rule of Law: Reconceptualizing Guantánamo Habeas Attorneys, 44 Conn. L. Rev. 617 (2012) - PDF Version (296 Kb)

Editorial Note, 6 Int’l J.Trans. J. 1 (2012) (co-author) - PDF Version (76 Kb)

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? Transitional Justice and the Effacement of State Accountability for International Crimes, 39 Fordham Int’l L.J. 447 (2016) - PDF Version (497 Kb)

Context, Timing, and the Dynamics of Transitional Justice: An Historical Perspective, 31 Hum. Rts. Q. 163 (2009) - PDF Version (369 Kb)

The Cumulative Effect: A Medico-legal Approach to United States Torture Law and Policy, Essex Human Rights Review, 6 Essex Hum. Rts. Rev. 203 (2009) - PDF Version (848 Kb)

Guantanamo Haunts Released Detainees, LA Times (2009) - PDF Version (24 Kb)

Inequalities and Prospects: Ethnicity and Legal Status in the Construction Labor Force After Hurricane Katrina Organization Environment 2009, Organization & Environment 2009, 22: 470-478 (2009) - PDF Version (166 Kb)

Closing Gtmo Is Not Enough, Int'l Herald Trib. (2008) - PDF Version (249 Kb)

Human Rights and Mass Disaster: Lessons from the 2004 Tsunami, 19 Asia Pac. J. Pub. Health 52 (2007) - PDF Version (172 Kb)

Latino Workers and Human Rights in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, 28 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 107 (2007) - PDF Version (3.64 Mb)

Reflections on Twenty Years in Human Rights, Facing Up to the Past: Bystanders and Transitional Justice, 20 Harv. Hum. Rts. J. 47 (2007) - PDF Version (44 Kb)

Freedom Denied: Forced Labor in California, U.C. Berkeley Human Right Center (editor) (2005) - PDF Version (342 Kb)

From Indifference to Engagement: Bystanders and International Criminal Justice, 26 Mich. J. Int'l L. 1013 (2005) - PDF Version (6.21 Mb)

Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the United States, 23 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 47 (co-author) (2005) - PDF Version (5.06 Mb)

Reflections on Germany, the Legal Academy, and Social Engagement: An Interview with Richard Buxbaum, 23 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 287 (2005) - PDF Version (1.06 Mb)

New Perspectives on Old Patterns: Forced Migration of Haitians in the Dominican Republic, 30 J. Ethnic & Migration Stud. 659 (co-author) (2004) - PDF Version (338 Kb)

The Human Rights Dimensions to HIV, Moot Point (2003 - 2004) (2004) - PDF Version (335 Kb)

Violence and Social Repair: Rethinking the Contribution of Criminal Trials to Social Reconstruction, 24 Hum. Rts. Q. 573 (2002) - PDF Version (4.45 Mb)

When Students Lose Perspective: The Limits of Empathy and Clinical Supervision, 9 Clinical L. Rev. 135 (2002) - PDF Version (1.5 Mb)

Unwelcome Haitian Labor: Forced Migration in the Dominican Republic, Center for Latin American Studies Newsletter (2001) - PDF Version (104 Kb)

Justice, Accountability and Social Reconstruction in Bosnia and Herzegovina: An Interview Study of Bosnian Judges and Prosecutors, 18 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 102 (2000) - PDF Version (4.31 Mb)

Dominican Republic's Disgrace (opinion piece), S.F. Chron., page A27, Dec. 6 (1999) - PDF Version (50 Kb)

A Traveling Terror (opinion piece), Recorder, page 6, Sept. 21 (1995)

An Unhelpful U.N. (opinion piece), Wash. Post, page C7, Oct. 1 (1995)

Political Identity v. Personal Identity: Effects of Rape and Gender-Based Violence in the Former Yugoslavia, 16 Whittier L. Rev. 364 (1995) - PDF Version (1.74 Mb)

Human Rights Violations Against Women, 15 Whittier L. Rev. 319 (1994) - PDF Version (4.92 Mb)

No Justice, No Peace: Accountability for Rape and Gender-Based Violence in the Former Yugoslavia, 5 Hastings Women's L.J. 89 (1994) - PDF Version (2.96 Mb)

Rape as a Weapon of War in the Former Yugoslavia, 5 Hastings Women's L.J. 76 (1994) - PDF Version (266 Kb)

Time for Justice: The Case for International Prosecutions of Rape and Gender-Based Violence in the Former Yugoslavia, 9 Berkeley Women's L.J. 77 (1994) - PDF Version (2.05 Mb)

South Africa: United States Economic Sanctions and the Impact on Apartheid (Comment), 1 Harv. Hum. Rts. Y.B. 236 (1988) - PDF Version (798 Kb)


Working Paper: International and Domestic Laws Relating to IDP and Refugee Men in Uganda (2013) (co-editor) - PDF Version (623 Kb)

Comparative Analysis of the Practice of Precautionary Measures Among International Human Rights Bodies (2012) (co-editor) - PDF Version (202 Kb)

Sexual Diversity in El Salvador: A Report on the Human Rights Situation of the LGBT Community (2012) (editor) - PDF Version (1.1 Mb)

Victims’ Right to a Remedy: Awarding Meaningful Reparations at the ECCC (2011) (co-editor) - PDF Version (358 Kb)

In the Child’s Best Interest? The Consequences of Losing a Lawful Immigrant Parent to Deportation (2010) (co-editor) - PDF Version (601 Kb)

Truth Behind Bars: Colombian Paramilitary Leaders in U.S. Custody (2010) (co-editor) - PDF Version (4.1 Mb)

Guantanamo and Its Aftermath: U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices and Their Impact on Former Detainees (2008) - PDF Version (1.95 Mb)

After the Tsunami: Human Rights Vulnerabilities of Vulnerable Populations (2006) - PDF Version (1.08 Mb)

Rebuilding After Katrina: A Population-Based Study of Labor and Human Rights in New Orleans (2006) - PDF Version (2.21 Mb)

Unwelcome Guests: A Study of Expulsions of Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian Descent from the Dominican Republic to Haiti (2002) - PDF Version (562 Kb)

NGO Participation at the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women: Report on Barriers to Access, with Recommendations for Change (1996)


Between Vengeance and Forgiveness: Facing History after Genocide and Mass Violence by Martha Minow, 19 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 428 (2001) - PDF Version (884 Kb)

Blood and Vengeance by Chuck Sudetic, 21 Hum. Rts. Q. 545 (1999) - PDF Version (1.66 Mb)