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Adeno Addis

W.R. Irby Chair and W. Ray Forrester Professor of Public and Constitutional Law
B.A., LL.B. (First Class Honors), 1980, Macquarie University (Australia); LL.M., 1983, J.S.D., 1987, Yale University 

E-mail: aaddis@tulane.edu
Telephone: 504.865.5813
Office: Weinmann Hall, Room 230-E

Adeno Addis has expertise in a range of areas, primarily focusing on constitutional law and international human rights.

He received his undergraduate education in Australia and did his graduate work in the United States. He has published extensively on constitutional law, international human rights, jurisprudence and public international law. Recent publications include "The Role of Human Dignity in a World of Plural Values and Ethical Commitments," 31 Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights 403 (2013); "Imagining Home from Afar: Community and Peoplehood in the Age of the Diaspora," 45 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 963 (2012); "Torture as a Counterterrorism Strategy," XLIV Revue de Droit Compare/Comparative Law Review 129 (2010); "Authority and Community," 18 Asia Pacific Law Review 63 (2010); "Imagining the International Community: The Constitutive Dimension of Universal Jurisdiction," 31 Human Rights Quarterly 129 (2009); "Deliberative Democracy in Severely Fractured Societies," 16 Indiana Journal of Global Studies 59 (2009); "Informal Suspension of Normal Processes: The “War on Terror” as an Autoimmunity Crisis," 87 Boston University Law Review 323 (2007).

He has taught at a number of universities, including City University of Hong Kong, Boston University, Cornell University, Duke University, Macquarie University (Australia) and the University of Melbourne (Australia) and has lectured at many other institutions. He is a member of the American Society of International Law and has served on its executive council. He is also a member of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy (ASPL). ASPL’s yearbook published his essay “On Human Diversity and the Limits of Toleration.” He also sits on the advisory boards for a number of publications, such as Human Rights and the Global Economy and Tsehai Publishers.

Professor Addis' CV 

Fall 2014 - Foreign Affairs and National Security; International Human Rights
Spring 2015 - Constitutional Law 


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Book Chapters

Constitutions as Autobiographies of Peoples (Nations),in FUTURE OF COMPARATIVE STUDY IN LAW: THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF THE INSTITUTE OF COMPARATIVE LAW IN JAPAN (Chuo University Press, 2011) 

Community and Jurisdictional Authority, in Beyond Territoriality: Transnational Legal Authority in an Age of Globalization (Gunther Handl & Joachim Zekoll eds. forthcoming).
Law as a Process of Communication: Reisman Meets Habermas, in Looking to the Future: Essays in International Law in Honor of W. Michael Reisman (Mahnoush H. Arsanjani, Jacob Katz Cogan, Robert D. Sloan & Siegfried Wiessner, eds. (2010))
On Human Diversity and the Limits of Toleration, in Ethnicity And Group Rights 112-153 (Will Kymlicka and Ian Shapiro eds.1997)
On Research on the State, Law and the Legal Process of Development (with B. Selassie and R. Seidman), in Twenty-First-Century Africa: Towards a New Vision of Self-Sustainable Development 243-283 (A. Seidman and F. Anang eds.1992)

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