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1 BiofuelsSnake Oil for the Twenty-First CenturyCongress should slash its subsidies for corn-based ethanol and focus its efforts on research and development efforts to advance the technologies needed to reduce our need for foreign petroleum. We should be working to lower the costs of cellulosic ethanol production as well as working on promisi...2008-12-01
2 Coddling Dictators is Annan's Bad HabitOp-ed.2012-06-08
3 Combating World's Corruption is a Slippery BusinessThe better we can measure corruption, the more accurate will become our understanding of its reach and depth, as well as impacts. Without improving our methodologies, effective reforms will continue to rest on shaky empirical foundations.2009-10-22
4 Commercial Law in the Middle East: Between Classical Transactions and Modern BusinessA brief presentation of commercial law decisions across the Arab world is sufficient to show the dominance of western principles in the field, and the direct translation of western terminology and rules for local transactions.2 The decisions have been regrouped in categories which will be familiar t...2000-01
5 Beware of Sudan's Secessionist DemonsDemocracy means sorting out problems together, not going ones own way in a separate state every time there is disagreement. Only a miracle can save Sudan from the demons of secession. The precedent set could be devastating for the Middle East and well beyond.2010-09-02
6 A legal manifesto for the Lebanese Cabinet: Justice for Rafik Hariri and Moussa SadrLast week I pleaded for a legal manifesto for Irans Green Revolution. I am arguing this week for a judicial manifesto for the Lebanese Cabinet. I have no illusions. The turgid governmental manifesto, like the Arab Leagues declarations, will read as a litany of bullet points where each of the plet...2009-07-09
7 'A conversation to be had' on war and law: Obama's Nobel speechEven more than in the Cairo address, the Nobel speech will mark the Obama legacy. The subject is pithy, combining defense, foreign affairs and international law on the most difficult subject that human kind has ever addressed: war. Thanks to the entreaty of the Nobel committee, which forced the US p...2009-12-24
8 A Federal Israel-Palestine: Ending 100 Years of Civil War in the Holy Land?What if we substitute a federal Israel-Palestine for the two-state solution deadlock?2010-09-17
9 A Federal Israel-Palestine: Nonviolence and Law to End the 100-year Civil WarIn the first part of this study, the deadlock in Israel-Palestine was presented as a 100-year civil war. New realities on the ground, as well as visionary calls for a united state, instead of partitioning the land at a heavy human cost, have come from leading US thinkers, notably Tony Judt and Seyla...2010-09-23
10 A Technical, Economic, and Legal Assessment of North American Heavy Oil, Oil Sands, and Oil Shale Resources: In Response to Energy Policy Act of 2005 Section 369(p)The purpose of this report is to assess unconventional North American resources, summarize current technologies for extracting and processing the resources, identify the issues which will affect the economic viability of various resource development schemes, evaluate the socioeconomic costs to commu...2007-09
11 Analysis of Environmental, Legal, Socioeconomic and Policy Issues Critical to the Development of Commercial Oil Shale Leasing on the Public Lands in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming under the Mandates of the Energy Policy Act of 2005This report seeks to identify and evaluate the critical legal and economic policy issues in order to inform federal, state, tribal, and other decision makers, as well as affected citizens, of the likely challenges and tradeoffs inherent in implementing a commercial oilshale leasing program on the pu...2010-01
12 Aventures à BeyrouthThis little book, published in limited edition in 1997, was written in 1995 by Chibli Mallat and illustrated by Tamer Mallat, then age 5.1995
13 Automated Library Services: One Law Library's ExperienceArticle describing implementation of shelf-ready services in the S.J. Quinney Law Library.2013-09
14 Anti-Corruption Editorial Series From the Daily Star, Lebanon, News PageCorruption op-ed.2010-01-27
15 Appels d'Europe à l'est de la MéditerranéeNombreux sont les obstacles dressés devant tous les démocrates du Moyen-Orient ! Les difficultés internes sont évidentes : il suffit de regarder la panoplie de dictateurs, rois ou autres potentats arabes dont la préoccupation principale est de se maintenir au pouvoir sans que les citoyens ne...2007
16 After Kosovo: Secession in the Middle EastA federal state is better than the division of the land. This is also true for Kosovo and the other countries in the Balkans, as it is for Sudan and Yemen. The ICJ Kosovo ruling is good for secessionists, bad for democrats, and devastating for order in the planet.2010-09-02
17 Conjunctive Surface and Groundwater Management in Utah: Implications for Oil Shale and Oil Sands DevelopmentS.J. Quinney College of Law photograph.2011-12
18 Corruption and Its Challenges: The Battle to Stop a Universal ProblemCorruption is increasingly seen as a universal problem, deeply embedded in many national legal systems, and also transnational in nature. It is so endemic that it has generated its own special vernacular, such as Code 1,000 in Honduras (a reference to the 1,000 lempira note), mordida in Mexico...2009-09-25
19 Controlling Greenhouse Gases from Highway VehiclesEnergy Conference2011
20 The Constitutional Crisis in Iraq: What Can the Federal Supreme Court Do?Contemplate the ongoing deadlock in Iraq following French historian Fernand Braudel's classification of two spans of time, two durées. One is the longue durée: how does the Federal Supreme Court (FSC), and the Iraqi judiciary in general, shape the rule of law for the Iraqi citizen, and for the bod...2010-09-02
21 Democracy As Unwavering Principle: World Wars and Failed PromisesContribution to the Global Progressive Forum, Brussels 27-29 November 2003 Session on Cultural Understanding chaired by Raimon Obiols MEP2003-11
22 Des Relations Privilégiées Entre L'Union Européenne Et Les Pays Voisins: Les Promesses De L'Article 8 Tue, À La Suite Du Traité De LisbonneTitre Réalisations et défis de l'Union européenne Sous-titre Droit-Politique-Économie. Mélanges en hommage au Professeur Panayotis Soldatos Mnémo MELSOLDATOS Auteur(s) Préface de Christian Philip Edition 1re Edition Langue Fr Format Livre ISBN-10 2802735756 ISBN-13...2012
23 Changing the Law-Science Paradigm for Colorado River RestorationLegal mandates and scientific realities conflict when existing legal principles do not match the realities and limits of current science. Those conflicts can be addressed if scientists communicate the limits of existing scientific capabilities and if the legal system responds accordingly2008
24 Discovery Layers in Law Libraries: A progress report on how our institutions are implementing this new technologyLaw libraries in particular are faced with unique challenges in the selection, implementation, and deployment of these new tools. The purpose of this article is to provide an update on the status of discovery layers in law libraries and to address some of the issues specific to discovery lay...2011-12
25 Drought, Sustainability, and the LawResearchers and responsible officials have made considerable progress in recent years in efforts to anticipate, plan for, and respond to drought. Some of those efforts are beginning to shift from purely reactive, relief-oriented measures to programs designed to prevent or to mitigate drought impacts...2010-07-15
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