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Bernard H. Oxman

Bernard H. Oxman
Richard A. Hausler Professor of Law
J.D. 1965, Columbia Law School

Telephone: 305-284-2293   |   Office: G464

Homage to Judge Tullio Treves, in international courts and the development of international law: essays in Honour of Tullio Treves, p.3 (N. Bochiero, T. Scovzzi, C. Pitea, C.Rani, eds., 2013).

Separate and Dissenting Opinions and their Absence: A Window on Decision-Making in the Tribunal, in Regions, Institutions, and the Law of the Sea, p.47 (H.N. Scheiber & J.-H. Paik, eds., 2013).

Agora: The South China Sea: Editors’ Introduction, 107 Am. J. Int’l L. 95 (with L.F. Damrosch, 2013).

David Bederman (obituary), 106 Am. J. Int’l L. 295 (2012).

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea as a Constitution for the Oceans, 19 Dokdo Research Journal 32 (2012).

On Rocks and Maritime Delimitation, In Looking To The Future: Essays On International Law In Honor Of W. Michael Reisman), p.893 (J.K. Cogan, M. Arsanjani, R.D. Sloane, S. Wiessner, eds., 2011).

Idealism and the Study of International Law, Inaugural Lecture, Hague Academy of International Law, 350 (2010) Recueil des Cours 419 (2011).

Crimes at Sea and Trafficking on Weapons of Mass Destruction, in The Exercise of Jurisdiction over Vessels: New Developments in the Fields of Pollution, Fisheries, Crimes at Sea and Trafficking of Weapons of Mass Destruction, p. 137 (E. Franckx, P. Gautier, eds., 2010).

Reflections on the Theme of the Oceans in the Nuclear Age, In The Oceans In The Nuclear Age: Legacies And Risks, P.507 (D.D. Caron And H.N. Scheiber, eds., 2010).

Jurisdiction of States, in The Encyclopedia of Public International Law (2d ed.) (earlier version published in the first edition).

The "Tomimaru" (Japan v. Russian Federation), 102 Am. J. Int'l L. (forthcoming 2008).

The Territorial Temptation, 100 Am. J. Int'l L. 830 (2006), republished in The American Society of International Law, A Century of International Law 305 (2007).

Does the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea Have Jurisdiction over Disputes with Taiwan?, 2 Taiwan Int'l L.Q. 205 (2005).

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, in Bringing New Law to Ocean Waters 285 (D.D. Caron and H.N. Scheiber eds., 2004).

Twenty Years of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, in Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Unesco, Report Of The Twenty-Second Session 16 (2004).

Un Droit de Confisquer? L'Obligation de prompte mainlevée des navires, in La Mer Et Son Droit, Melanges Offerts A Laurent Lucchini Et Jean-Pierre Queneudec 479 (with Vincent Bantz) (2003).

Tools for Change: The Amendment Procedure, in United Nations, Proceedings Of The Twentieth Anniversary Commemoration Of The Opening For Signature Commemoration Of The Opening For Signature Of The United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea 195 (2003).

Case Report: The "Grand Prince" (Belize v. France), 96 Am. J. Int'l L. 219 (with Vincent Bantz) (2002).

Complementary Agreements and Compulsory Jurisdiction, 95 Am. J. Int'l L. 277 (2001).

Book Review, 95 Am. J. Int'l L. 731 (2001) (reviewing Gudmundur Eiriksson, The International Tribunal For The Law Of The Sea (2000)).

Case Report: The "Camouco" (Panama v. France), 94 Am. J. Int'l L. 713 (with Vincent Bantz) (2000).

Transit of Straits and Archipelagic Waters by Military Aircraft, 4 Singapore J. Int'l & Comp. L. 377 (2000).

Case Report: The M.V. "Saiga" (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines v. Guinea), 94 Am. J. Int'l L. 140 (with Vincent Bantz) (2000) also printed at 92 Am. J. Int'l L. 278 (1998).

Editor, International Decisions, 92-94 Am. J. Int'l L. (1998-2000).

The 1994 Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea, in Order for the Oceans at the Turn of the Century 15 (D. Vidas and W. Ostreng, eds., 1999).

Sub-regional, Regional and International Cooperation in Responding to and Deterring Transboundary Marine Pollution, 3 Singapore J. Int'l & Comp. L. 410 (1999).

The General Application of International Law Regarding the Passage of Ships through Straits, published by Defense Analysis Institute, Athens (October 1999).

Observations on the Interpretation and Application of Article 43 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea with Particular Reference to the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, 2 Singapore J. Int'l. & Comp. L. 408 (1998).

Human Rights and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 36 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 399-429 (1997).

The International Commons, the International Public Interest and New Modes of International Law Making, in New Trends in International Lawmaking: International 'Legislation' in the Public Interest 21 (1997).

Comment, Developing the Environmental Law of Armed Conflict, 69 Int'l L. Stud./ Naval War College 576 (1996).

Environmental Protection in Archipelagic Seas and International Straits: The Role of the International Maritime Organisation, 10 Int'l J. Marine & Coastal L. 467 (1995) also available in 29 Proc. L. Sea Inst. 266 (1996).

Observations on Vessel Release Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 11 Int'l J. Marine & Coastal L. 201 (1996).

The Rule of Law and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 7 Eur. J. Int'l L. 353 (1996).

Caspian Sea or Lake: What Difference Does It Make?, Caspian Crossroads (Winter 1995/96) reprinted at Book Review, 89 Am. J. Int'l L. 861 (1995) (reviewing J.A. Roach & R.W. Smith, Excessive Maritime Claims (1994)).

Remarks [on Africa and the Law of the Sea], 7 Afr. Soc'y Int'l & Comp. L., Ann. Conf. 59 (1995).

Coastal States' Competences over High Seas Fisheries and the Changing Role of International Law-Comment, 55 Zeitxhrift Fur Auslandisches Offentliches Recht Und Volkerrecht 536 (1995).

Law of the Sea, in 2 U.N. Legal Order 671 (O. Schachter & C.C. Joyner eds., 1995).

The Relevance of the International Order to the Internal Allocation of Powers to Use Force, 50 U. Miami L. Rev. 129 (1995).

Stability in the Law of the Sea, in Beyond Confrontation, International Law for the Post-Cold War Era 165 (with Anatoly Kolodkin) (L.F. Damrosch, G.M. Danilenko and R. Müllerson eds,. 1995).

International Maritime Boundaries: Political, Strategic and Historical Considerations, 26 U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 243 (1994-1995).


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“Philippines asserts fishing, environmental rights“ at The Philippine Star.

“Unable to defend The Hague junket, Lacierda turns catty“ at ABS-CBN.

“PHL legal team, powerhouse delegation show 'united front' on UNCLOS case vs China” at GMA News Online

“Palace slams lawyer's attack on size, cost of PHL delegation to The Hague” at GMA News Online

“Three of five Filipinos distrust China, SWS says“ at BusinessWorld Online.

Professor Bernard Oxman comments on the possible upcoming ratification of the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) in The National Interest. Read story


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Miami Law School Celebrates the Appointment of Professor Bernard H. Oxman to The Richard A. Hausler Chair