Readership: Scholars and students of
international humanitarian law, international relations, transitional justice, and peace and conflict studies; Government and NGO legal advisers working in this area
Edited by Carsten Stahn, Professor of International Criminal Law and Global Justice, Leiden University, Jennifer S. Easterday, Researcher, Leiden University, and Jens Iverson, Researcher, Leiden University
Carsten Stahn is Professor of International Criminal Law and Global Justice at Leiden University and Program Director of the Grotius Centre. He is the author of The Law and Practice of International Territorial Administration: Versailles to Iraq and Beyond. He has published articles on international criminal law and transitional justice in leading international
journals (American Journal of International Law, European Journal of International Law, Journal of International Criminal Justice, Harvard International Law Journal), and edited several collections of essays in the field.
Jennifer Easterday is a Researcher for the 'Jus Post Bellum' project. She is also an international justice consultant and a Trial Monitor for the Open Society Justice Initiative. She previously worked for International Criminal Law Services, an NGO based in The Hague, on a variety of international criminal law capacity-building projects in domestic jurisdictions in the former Yugoslavia and Africa. She has also worked as a Senior Researcher and Trial
Monitor for the UC Berkeley War Crimes Studies Center, researching and monitoring the Special Court for Sierra Leone trial of Charles Taylor. She has experience at the ICTY and with other international criminal law and human rights NGOs in the United States and Latin America. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and is a member of the California State Bar.
Jens Iverson is a Researcher for the 'Jus Post Bellum' project and an attorney specializing in public international law. A member of the California Bar, the Thurston Society, and the Order of the Coif, he received his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of
California, Hastings, and his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. He has worked with the Cambodian Genocide Program, the Documentation Centre of Cambodia, and the Coalition for the International Criminal Court. As the co-founder of a human rights clinic, he helped represent the former Prime Minister of Haiti in a successful petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights that ultimately resulted in a landmark ruling requiring Haitian prison reform. He has practiced at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia on both the Popovic et al and Prlic et al
Carsten Stahn, Jennifer S. Easterday, and Jens Iverson: Introduction
Part 1. Foundation and Conceptions of Jus Post Bellum
(i) Foundation, Concept, and Function
1: Larry May: Jus Post Bellum, Grotius, and Meionexia
2: Mark Evans: At War's End: Time To Turn to Jus Post Bellum?
3: Dieter Fleck: Jus Post Bellum as a Partly Independent Legal Framework
4: James Gallen: Jus Post Bellum: An Interpretive Framework
(ii) Jus Post Bellum and Related Concepts
5: Jens Iverson: Jus Post Bellum and Transitional Justice
6: Carsten Stahn: R2P and Jus Post Bellum: Towards a Polycentric Approach
(iii) Jus Post Bellum and Its Discontents
7: Eric de Brabandere: The Concept of Jus Post Bellum in International Law: A Normative Critique
8: Roxana Vatanparast: Waging Peace: Ambiguities, Contradictions, and Problems of a Jus Post Bellum Legal Framework
9: Fionnuala Ní Aoláin & Dina Haynes: The Compatibility of Justice for Women with Jus Post Bellum Analysis
Part 2. Reconceptualising 'Bellum' and 'Pax'
10: Christine Bell: Of Jus Post Bellum and Lex Pacificatoria: What's in a Name?
11: Inger Österdahl: The Gentle Modernizer of the Law of Armed Conflict?
12: Gregory Fox: Navigating the Unilateral/Multilateral Divide
13: Kristen Boon: The Application of Jus Post Bellum in Non-International Armed Conflict
14: Astri Suhrke: Post-War States: Differentiating Patterns of 'Peace'
Part 3. Dilemmas of the 'Post'
(i) Dilemmas of Classification
15: Jann Kleffner: Temporal Dimensions of Jus Post Bellum: Some Dilemmas and Possible Responses
16: Rogier Bartels: From Jus in Bello to Jus Post Bellum: When do Non-International Armed Conflicts End?
(ii) Institutional Dilemmas and Strategies
17: Martin Wählisch: Conflict Termination from a Human Rights Perspective: State Transitions, Power-Sharing, and the Definition of the 'Post'
18: Yaël Ronen: Post-Occupation Law
19: Dominik Zaum: The Norms and Politics of Exit: Ending Post-Conflict Transitional Administrations
20: Freya Baetens: Facilitating Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Is the UN Peacebuilding Commission Successfully Filling an Institutional Gap or Marking a Missed Opportunity?
Part 4. The 'Jus' in Jus Post Bellum
21: Jennifer S. Easterday: Jus Post Bellum, Peace Agreements, and Constitution Making
22: Dov Jacobs: Targeting the State in Jus Post Bellum: Towards a Theory of Integrated Sovereignties
23: Matthew Saul: Creating Governments in the Aftermath of War: Is there a Role for International Law?
24: Aurel Sari: The Status of Foreign Armed Forces Deployed in Post-Conflict Environments: A Search for Basic Principles
25: Cymie Payne: The Norm of Environmental Integrity in Post-Conflict Legal Regimes
26: Frédéric Mégret: Should Rebels Be Amnestied?
Jens Iverson, Jennifer S. Easterday, and Carsten Stahn: Epilogue: Jus Post Bellum - Strategic Analysis and Future Directions