Kristen Boon   

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Professor of Law

  • Degrees:

  • J.S.D. Columbia University J.D., New York University M.A. & B.A., McGill University
  • Contact:

  • kristen.boon@shu.edu
  • Tel:  973-642-8958
  • SSRN Site link
  • Courses:

  • Public International Law, International Dispute Resolution, Transnational Law, Contracts

Dr. Kristen E. Boon, Faculty Director of International Programs, specializes in public international law and international organizations.

Professor Boon joined the Seton Hall Law School faculty as an Associate Professor of Law in 2006. Professor Boon teaches courses in international law and contracts at Seton Hall. Professor Boon holds a Doctorate in law from Columbia Law School, a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2000, a M.A. in Political Science from McGill University in 1996, and a B.A. with honors, in Political Science and History from McGill University in 1994.

Her areas of expertise include international arbitration, international organizations (particularly the UN Security Council) and the law of responsibility. Prior to joining Seton Hall she served as a clerk to Supreme Court of Canada Justice Ian Binnie and as a litigation associate with Debevoise & Plimpton in New York. Kristen Boon is a member of the bar of New York (2002) and the Law Society of Upper Canada (2003) and the US Supreme Court Bar (2008).

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

LAW REVIEW ARTICLES


U.N. Sanctions As Regulation , Chinese J. Int'l L. (forthcoming 2016)

The United Nations as Good Samaritan: Immunity and Responsibility, 16 Chi. J. Int'l L. 2 (2016)

Are Control Tests Fit for the Future? The Slippage Problem in Attribution Doctrines, 15 Melb. J. Int'l. L. 2 (2014)

Incentivizing Inclusive Solutions: Overfishing and Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, 52 U. Louisville L. Rev. 1 (2013)

Regime Conflicts and the U.N. Security Council: Applying The Law of Responsibility, 42 Geo. Wash. J. Int'l L. 101 (2010)

Coining a New Jurisdiction: The Security Council as Economic Peacekeeper, 41 Vand. J. Transnat'l L. 991 (2008)

When The Fighting Stops: Foreword, 38 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1233 (2008)

Open for Business: International Financial Institutions, Post-Conflict Economic Reform and the Rule of Law, 9 N.Y.U. J. Int'l L. & Pol. 513 (2007)

Legislative Reform in Post-Conflict Zones, 50 McGILL L.J. 285 (2005)

Rape and Forced Pregnancy under the ICC Statute: Human Dignity, Autonomy, and Consent, 32 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 625 (2000-2001)

OTHER PUBLICATIONS


Prewitt Enterprises Inc. v. Org. of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Appeal judgment, 353 F3d 916 (11th Cir 2003), in Judicial Decisions on the Law of International Organizations, Oxford University Press (2016)

International Arbitration in Highly Political Situations: The South China Sea Dispute and International Law, 13 Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev. 487 (2014)

Terminating Security Council Sanctions, International Peace Institute Policy Report (2014)

The Application of Jus Post Bellum in Non International Armed Conflict, JUS POST BELLUM: MAPPING THE NORMATIVE FOUNDATIONS (Stahn, Easterday, Iverson, eds., 2013) (pgs. 259-269)

The Role of Lex Specialis in the Draft Articles on the Responsibility of International Organizations, RESPONSIBILITY OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (Maurizio Ragazzi ed., 2013) (pgs. 135-145)

New Directions in Responsibility: Assessing the Draft Articles on the Responsibility of International Organizations, 37 Yale J. Int'l L. (2011) (On-Line)

The Law of Responsibility: A Response to Fragmentation?, Pac. McGeorge Global Bus. & Dev. L.J. (2011) (symposium)

The Future of the Law of Occupation, Canadian Yearbook of International Law (2009)

Obligations of the New Occupier: The Contours of a Jus Post Bellum, 31 Loy. L.A. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 101 (2008)

The Role of Courts in Enforcing Economic and Social Rights, The George Washington International Law Review Vol. 39, Issue No. 2 (2007)

International Criminal Courts in DELEGATING SOVEREIGNTY TO INTERNATIONAL TREATY REGIMES 171 – 207, (Thomas Franck ed., 2000)

A Response to the American Position on the International Criminal Court, 10 E.J.I.L.108 (No. 1, 1999) (co-author)

Contributor to the 2001, 2002 & 2003 "Year in Review" Issues of the ABA's International Lawyer,

The Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States, Max Plank Encyclopedia of International Law