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Publications by Christopher Michaelsen

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Books

Christopher Michaelsen (ed), Comparative Perspectives on the Theory and Practice of Preventive Detention (Oxford: Hart, forthcoming 2016).

Andrew Byrnes, Mika Hayashi and Christopher Michaelsen (eds), International Law in the New Age of Globalization (Leiden and Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 2013) xvi, 448pp.

Shirley Scott, Anthony Billingsley and Christopher Michaelsen, International Law and the Use of Force: A Documentary and Reference Guide (Santa Barbara, CA, Denver, CO and Oxford: Praeger, 2010) 328pp. 

   - reviewed in the Midwest Book Review Vol. 5, No. 1 (January 2010)

   - reviewed by Ivan Shearer in (2010) 29 Australian Yearbook of International Law 232-33.

 

Book Chapters

[2014] "Political Criminals, Terrorists and Extra-Criminal Regimes of Punishment,” in Fiona Jenkins, Mark Nolan and Kim Rubenstein (eds.), Allegiance and Identity in a Globalised World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) pp. 267-90;  [with B. Golder].

[2013] "'Islamo-facism' - The Shape of Future Conflict?," in Daniel Baldino (ed.), Spooked: The Truth about Intelligence in Australia (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press), pp. 17-43.

[2013] "The Competence of the Security Council under the UN Charter to Adopt Sanctions Targeting Private Individuals," in Andrew Byrnes, Mika Hayashi and Christopher Michaelsen (eds), International Law in the New Age of Globalization (Leiden and Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 2013), pp. 11-40.

[2012] "Permanent Legal Emergencies and the Derogation Clauses in International Human Rights Treaties: A Contradiction?," in Aniceto Masferrer (ed.), Post 9/11 and the State of Permanent Legal Emergency (Dordrecht, Heidelberg, New York and London: Springer), pp. 287-314.

[2011] "The Cross-border Transfer of Dangerous Persons, the Risk of Torture and Diplomatic Assurances," in Saskia Hufnagel, Clive Harfield and Simon Bronitt (eds.), Regional Law Enforcement Cooperation - European, Australian and Asia-Pacific Perspectives (London and New York: Routledge), pp. 211-30.

[2010] "Targeted Economic Sanctions and Due Process," in  Benjamin Goldsmith and Juergen Brauer (eds.), Economies of War and Peace: Economic, Legal, and Political Perspectives (Bingley: Emerald), pp. 227-43.

[2009] "The Proportionality Principle in the Context of Anti-Terrorism Legislation: an Inquiry into the Boundaries between Human Rights Law and Public Policy", in Vinay Kumar (ed.), Proportionality and Federalism: State Reflections (Hyderabad: Amicus Books), pp. 180-201 (revised article first published in 2008 see below)

[2008] "Law, Intelligence and Politics in Australia's War on Terror" in Jon Moran & Mark Phythian (eds.), In the Shadow of 9/11: Intelligence, Security and Policing in the UK's War on Terror (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), pp. 159-82.

[2008] "Die Rolle der Zivilgesellschaft bei der Verhütung und Bekämpfung des Terrorismus" in Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik and der Universität Hamburg (ed.), OSZE-Jahrbuch 2007, Vol. 13 (Baden-Baden: Nomos), pp. 373-83.

[2008] "The Role of Civil Society in Preventing Terrorism" in Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, University of Hamburg/IFSH (ed.), OSCE Yearbook 2007, Vol. 12 (Baden-Baden: Nomos), pp. 341-50.

[2008] "The Proportionality Principle in the Context of Anti-Terrorism Legislation: an Inquiry into the Boundaries between Human Rights Law and Public Policy", in Pene Mathew and Miriam Gani (eds.), Fresh Perspectives on the "War on Terror" (Canberra: Australian National University ePress), pp. 109-24.

[2007] "Australia's Counterterrorism Law and Policy in the Aftermath of 9/11: A Return to the Dark Ages?" in George Kassimeris (ed.), Playing Politics with Terrorism (London and New York: C. Hurst / Columbia University Press), pp. 250-76.

[2007] "Derogating from International Human Rights Obligations in the War on Terrorism?" in Magnus Ranstorp & Paul Wilkinson (eds.), Terrorism and Human Rights (London and New York: Routledge), pp. 201-25.

[2006] "Liberty versus Security: Rights-based Objections to a Simple Balancing Exercise"in Christian Enemark (ed.), Ethics of War in a Time of Terror, Canberra Paper on Strategy & Defence No. 163 , (Canberra: SDSC/Australian National University), pp. 41-54.

[2004] "Terrorism in Australia - From Where the Risk?", in Malcolm Cook (ed.) A la Carte Sovereignty: Australia's Transforming Borders (Sydney: Lowy Institute for International Policy), pp. 39-46.

 

Journal Articles

[2014] "Human Rights as Limits for the Security Council: A Matter of Substantive Law or Defining the Application of Proportionality?" 19(3) Journal of Conflict & Security Law 451-69

[2012] "The Renaissance of Non-Refoulement? The Othman (Abu Qatada) Decision of the European Court of Human Rights" 61(3) International & Comparative Law Quarterly 750-65.

[2012] "Intervention in Libya: Another Nail in the Coffin for the Responsibility-to Protect?" 14(4) International Community Law Review 337-58 [with D. Berman].

[2012] "The Trivality of Terrorism" 66(4) Australian Journal of International Affairs 431-49.

[2012] "'From Strasbourg, with Love': Preventive Detention before the German Federal Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights" 12(1) Human Rights Law Review 148-67.

[2010] "Australia and the Threat of Terrorism in the Decade after 9/11" 18(3) Asian Journal of Political Science 248-68.

[2010] "Reforming Australia's National Security Legislation: The Case for a Proportionality-Based Approach" 29(1) University of Tasmania Law Review 31-48.

[2010] "The Security Council's Practice of Blacklisting Alleged Terrorist and Associates: Rule of Law Concerns and Prospects for Reform" 8(1) New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law 71-90.

[2010] "The Proportionality Principle, Counterterrorism and Human Rights: A German-Australian Comparison" 2(1) City University of Hong Kong Law Review 19-43.

[2010] "Terrorism in Australia: An Inflated Threat" 6(2) Security Challenges 19-25.

[2010] "The Security Council's Al Qaeda and Taliban Sanctions Regime: Increasing Liability or 'Essential Tool' for the UN's Counter-Terrorism Efforts?" 33(5) Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 448-63.

[2009] "Kadi and Al Barakaat v Council of the EU - The Incompatibility of the UN Security Council's 1267 Sanctions Regime with European Due Process Guarantees" 10(1) Melbourne Journal of International Law  329-45.

[2006] "Balancing Liberty against Security? A Critique of Counterterrorism Rhetoric" 29(2) University of New South Wales Law Journal 1-21.

[2005] "Just War Doctrine and the Invasion of Iraq" 51(4) Australian Journal of Politics and History 545-63 [with C. Enemark].

[2005] "Security against Terrorism: Individual Right or State Purpose?" 16(3) Public Law Review  78-83.

[2005] "Anti-Terrorism Legislation in Australia:  A Proportionate Response to the Terrorist Threat?" 28(4) Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 321-39.

[2005] "The Use of Depleted Uranium Ammunition in 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' - a War Crime?" SDSC Working Paper on Strategy & Defence No. 394, 1-28.

[2005] "Derogating from International Human Rights Obligations in the War on Terrorism?" 17(1-2) Terrorism and Political Violence 131-55.

[2003] "Maritime Exclusion Zones in Times of Armed Conflict at Sea" 8(2) Journal of Conflict & Security Law 363-90.

[2003] "International Human Rights On Trial: The United Kingdom's and Australia's Legal Response to 9/11" 25(3) Sydney Law Review 275-303. 

 

Non-refereed articles and book reviews

[2013] "Australia's Role on the Security Council 1267 Committee and Opportunities for Reform," Human Rights Defender, Vol. 22, Iss. 2, pp. 8-10.

[2013] "Plus Ca Change, Plus C'est La Meme Chose (The more things change, the more they stay the same)," Human Rights Defender, Vol. 22, Iss. 1, pp. 26-28.

[2012] "The Contemporary Role of the Security Council", in Australian Institute of International Affairs (ed.), Australia and the UN Security Council, AIIA Policy Commentary (October), pp. 27-34.

[2012] "Book review: Jeremy Farrall and Kim Rubenstein (eds.), Sanctions, Accoountability and Governance in a Globalised World (Cambridge: CUP, 2009)", 30 Australian Yearbook of International Law 156-59.

[2010] "The Triviality of Terrorism", PeaceBuilder (2 March).

[2008] "Book review: Andrew Lynch, Edwina Macdonald and George Willliams (eds.), Law and Liberty in the War on Terror (Sydney: Federation Press, 2007)" 31(1) University of New South Wales Law Journal 381-85.

[2008] "Book review: Stephen Grey, Ghost Plane - The Inside Story of the CIA's Secret Rendition Programme (London: C.Hurst & Co, 2006)" 1(1) Critical Studies on Terrorism 125-28.

[2006] "Australia's Anti-Terrorism Laws and the Threat of Public Indifference" Human Rights Defender, Vol. 15, Iss. 1, pp. 6-7.

[2006] "Book review: Cheong-Ann Png, Corporate Liability - A Study in Principles of Attribution (The Hague: Kluwer, 2001)" 10 International Trade and Business Law Review 211-13.

[2005] "Australia's Antiterrorism Laws Lack Adequate Oversight Mechanisms" (2005) Democratic Audit of Australia, Discussion Paper Series (November).

[2005] "Hardline Security is not a Human Right" Civil Liberty - Journal of the NSW Council of Civil Liberties, Issue 202 (September), pp. 23-24.

[2005] "White Paper a White Elephant", Strategic & Defence Studies Centre Newsletter, (January), Viewpoint, pp. 18-19.

[2004] "Bills Make Mockery of Justice", Australian Policy Online (2 December).

[2004] "The War on Witches", Feature Articles on Civil Liberties Issues, New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties (June).

[2004] "Fear is a Bad Legislator", Feature Articles on Civil Liberties Issues, New South Wales Council for Civil Liberties, (April).

[2004] "What ASIO Needs: Better Resources, Not More Powers", Strategic & Defence Studies Centre Newsletter, (January), Viewpoint, pp. 16-17.

 

Law Reform Submissions and Contributions to Reports

(2010) Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee on the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (Cth) [with Emily Collett, Andrew Lynch, Nicola McGarrity, Ed Santow and George Williams].

(2009) Submission to the Attorney-General's Department on the National Security Legislation Discussion Paper [with Ben Golder, Andrew Lynch, Nicola McGarrity, Edward Santow, Ben Teeger and George Williams].

(2009) Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation on national security and terrorism [with Ben Golder, Andrew Lynch, and Nicola McGarrity].

(2009) Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation on the experience of the German catalogue of Basic Rights.

(2009) Contribution to Overdue Process: Protecting Human Rights while Sanctioning Alleged Terrorists - A report to Cordaid from the Fourth Freedom Forum and Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame (David Cortright, George A. Lopez, Alistair Millar, and Linda Gerber-Stellingwerf)

(2007) OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, The Role of Civil Society in Preventing Terrorism [single authored in official capacity].

(2007) OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Final Report: Expert Workshop on Human Rights and International Co-operation in Counter-Terrorism [co-authored in official capacity].

(2005) Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the provisions of the Anti-Terrorism Bill (No. 2) 2005.

 

Media

"No secret, this spying stinks," Canberra Times, 6 December 2013, Opinion, p. 3.

"Security Council Sanctions: Can Australia Make a Difference?," The Conversation, 29 August 2013 [with M-E Loiselle].

"Our flawed responses to 9/11," Canberra Times, 9 September 2011, Opinion, p. 13. 

"On mere suspicion - Are the Security Council's efforts to combat the financing of terrorism violating fundamental rights," SCOPE magazine, 9 May 2011 (Spring issue), pp. 4-11.

"Monitor must tackle Government over anti-terrorism laws," Canberra Times, 29 April 2011, Opinion, p. 15.

"Security Council move will reach far beyond Libya," Canberra Times, 21 March 2011, Opinion, p. 9.

"Gillard must take tough line on Liu's jailing," Canberra Times, 12 October 2010, Opinion, p. 9.

"Time for an objective approach to the terrorism threat," Canberra Times, 26 February 2010, Opinion, p. 21.

"Legal Duty, No, Moral Duty, Yes," Canberra Times, 18 November 2009, Opinion, p. 19.

"Face the flaws - don't choose the scaremonger path", Canberra Times, 17 August 2009, Opinion, p. 11.

"German law points way in our own rights debate", Canberra Times, 22 May 2009, Opinion, p. 13.

"Democracy wilts easily when conducted behind closed doors", Canberra Times, 18 October 2005, Opinion, p. 9.

"Why terrorism is a distant fear for us", The Age, 10 September 2005, Opinion, p. 11.

"Anti-terrorism laws must be open to scrutiny", Canberra Times, 22 July 2005, Opinion, p. 16.

"Intrusive anti-terror laws: useful or symbolic?" Canberra Times, 13 May 2005, Opinion, p. 13.

"Why everybody should hear Habib's story", Canberra Times, 3 February 2005, Opinion, p. 11.

"UK ruling exposes flaws in our anti-terror laws", Canberra Times, 22 December 2004, Opinion, p. 21.

"Bills make mockery of justice", Canberra Times, 26 November 2004, Opinion, p. 17.

"Australia an unlikely target", Canberra Times, 11 September 2004, Forum, p. B3.

"The Price of Freedom", The Diplomat, (September 2004), Perspectives: Special Report, pp. 30-32.

"White Paper is short on real analysis", Canberra Times, 21 July 2004, Opinion, p. 15.

"A disturbing descent into paranoia", Canberra Times, 10 June 2004, Opinion, p. 19.

"Little basis for tougher terror laws", Canberra Times, 6 April 2004, Opinion, p. 11.

"ASIO short of language skills", Brisbane Courier-Mail, 6 February 2004, p. 13.

"ASIO: More powers than FBI or MI5", Canberra Times, 4 December 2003, Opinion, p. 21.

 

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