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Jack I. Garvey

Professor, and Dean's Circle Scholar

Professor Jack I. Garvey has taught at the law school since 1976, and specializes in public and private international law. His work can be found in numerous domestic and foreign law journals including The Yale Law Journal and the Oxford Journal of Conflict and Security Law, and principal peer-reviewed international law journals, such as the American Journal of International Law and the American Journal of Comparative Law. Garvey’s book, A New Grand Bargain for the Counter-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2013. He is an arbitrator and consultant to law firms. Garvey was a fellow of the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland; a Fulbright senior specialist at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and a visiting professor at the University of Sydney, Australia, and the East China Institute of Politics and Law.

  • BA, Harvard University
  • JD, Harvard University
Prior Experience
  • Arbitrator and Mediator, American Arbitration Association
  • Clerk, Hon. Herbert L. Will, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Associate, Graham & James
    • Nuclear Weapons Counterproliferation: A New Grand Bargain (Oxford University Press, 2013).
    • Refugee Aid and Middle East Peace (Tel-Aviv: WOJAC — World Organization of Jews from Arab Countries, 1983).
    Law Review and Journal Articles
    • "Toward a Reformulation of International Refugee Law," 26 Harvard International Law Journal 483 (1985). (Will be republished by Edward Elgar Publishers in a book collection, forthcoming 2013.) SSRN
    • "Nuclear Containment for the 21st Century: A Mandatory International Nuclear Forensics Data Bank," 15 Journal of Conflict & Security Law 301 (2010). (Oxford University Press) SSRN
    • "Resolving Boundary Disputes in California: A Radical Reassessment in Light of Proposition 13," 43 University of San Francisco Law Review 829 (2009).
    • "To Fix the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime - Avoid State Classification," 21 Florida Journal of International Law 371 (2009).
    • "A New Architecture for the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons," 12 Journal of Conflict & Security Law 339 (2007). (Oxford University Press) SSRN
    • "The International Institutional Imperative for Countering the Spread of Weapons and Mass Destruction: Assessing the Proliferation Security Initiative," 10 Journal of Conflict & Security Law 125 (2005). (Oxford University Press) SSRN
    • "A New Evolution for Fast-Tracking Trade Agreements: Managing Environmental and Labor Standards Through Extraterritorial Regulation," 5 UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs 1 (2000). SSRN
    • "Regional Free Trade Dispute Resolution as Means for Securing the Middle East Peace Process," 47 American Journal of Comparative Law 147 (1999). SSRN
    • "AFTA After NAFTA: Regional Trade Blocs and the Propagation of Environmental and Labor Standards," 15 Berkeley Journal of International Law 245 (1997). SSRN
    • "Trade Law and Quality of Life-Dispute Resolution Under the NAFTA Side Accords on Labor and the Environment," 89 American Journal of International Law 439 (1995). SSRN
    • "Judicial Foreign Policy-Making in International Civil Litigation: Ending the Charade of Separation of Powers," 24 Law & Policy in International Business 461 (1993). SSRN
    • "Towards Federalizing U.S. International Commercial Arbitration Law," 25 International Lawyer 209 (1991). (With Totton Heffelfinger) SSRN
    • "Rethinking Refugee Aid: A Path to Middle East Peace," 20 Texas International Law Journal 247 (1985). SSRN
    • "Repression of the Political Emigré — The Underground to International Law: A Proposal for Remedy," 90 Yale Law Journal 78 (1980). SSRN
    • "U.N. Definition of 'Aggression:' Law and Illusion in the Context of Collective Security," 17 Virginia Journal of International Law 177 (1977). SSRN
    • "United Nations Peacekeeping and Host State Consent," 64 American Journal of International Law 241 (1970). SSRN
    Book Contributions
    • "The New Asylum Seekers: Addressing Their Origin," in The New Asylum Seekers: Refugee Law in the 1980s: The Ninth Sokol Colloquium on International Law , 181 (Dordrecht, Netherlands; Boston, Mass.: M. Nijhoff Publishers, 1988).
    Opinion Pieces and Blog Posts
      Other Publications
          Court Citation of Research
              Testimony and Hearings
                Written Testimony and Commentary
                  Advisor or Consultant
                    • Appointed Fulbright Senior Specialist by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Department of State and the Counsel for International Exchange of Scholars, for lecturing on international arbitration in Europe and Asia.
                    Symposia Organization
                      Professional Membership
                          Other Service