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Prof. Jose Alvarez

Mr. José E. Alvarez
Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law
New York University School of Law

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Human Rights
Civil and Political Rights
The Human Right of Property
Part I
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   (44 minutes)

Part II
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(55 minutes)

Human Rights
Civil and Political Rights
The Human Right of Property
Significant Instruments Recognizing the Right to Property in International Law PDF document
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Presentation (Part II) PDF document
A. Doctrine

T. R. G. van Banning, The Human Right to Property, Intersentia, Antwerpen, Oxford, New York, 2002.

F. Cheneval, “Property Rights as Human Rights,” in H. de Soto and F. Cheneval, Realizing Property Rights, Rüffer & Rub, Zurich, 2006.

H. Dagan, Property: Values and Institutions, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011.

C. Golay and I. Cismas, “Legal Opinion: The Right to Property from a Human Rights Perspective”, International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development & Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, 2010, pp. 1-32.

L. Henkin, The Age of Rights, Columbia University Press, New York, 1990.

R. Higgins, “The Taking of Property by the State”, Academie de Droit International, Recueil des cours, vol.176, 1982, pp. 259-391.

M. Koskenniemi, “International Law and the Emergence of Mercantile Capitalism: From Grotius to Smith,” in P-M. Dupuy and V. Chetail, The Roots of International Law, Martinus Nijhoff, Leiden, Boston, 2014, pp. 3-37.

M. Koskenniemi, “Empire and International Law: The Real Spanish Contribution”, University of Toronto Law Journal, vol. 61, 2011, pp. 1-36.

U. Kriebaum and A. Reinisch, “Property, Rights to, International Protection”, in Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009.

M. Monteagudo, “The Right to Property in Human Rights and Investment Law: a Latin American Perspective of an Unavoidable Connection”, SECO/WTI Academic Cooperation Project Working Paper Series, vol.6, 2013.

J. Sprankling, “The Global Right to Property,” Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, vol. 52, 2013, pp. 464-505.

J. Sprankling, The International Law of Property, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014.

J. Waldron, The Right to Private Property, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1988.