Burns H. Weston

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Position: 

Bessie Dutton Murray Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus

Biographical Information

Publications

Books

Burns H. Weston, Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, with Anna Grear. Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.
Burns H. Weston, Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons, with David Bollier. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013, 392 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of International Law & World Order: Weston’s & Carlson’s Basic Documents, with Jonathan C. Carlson. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2012-, various pagings.
Burns H. Weston, Documents Supplement to International Environmental Law and World Order, 3rd ed., with Jonathan C. Carlson and Sir Geoffrey W.R. Palmer. St. Paul, MN: Thomson Reuters, 2012, xx, 1540 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of International Environmental Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, 3rd ed., with Jonathan C. Carlson and Sir Geoffrey W.R. Palmer. St. Paul, MN: Thomson Reuters, 2012, xc, 1564 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Recalibrating the Law of Humans with the Laws of Nature: Climate Change, Human Rights and Intergenerational Justice, with Tracy Bach. South Royalton, VT: Vermont Law School; Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa, 2009.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, with Richard Pierre Claude. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 3rd ed., 2006, xviii, 543 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Supplement of Basic Documents to International Law and World Order, with Richard A. Falk, Hilary Charlesworth, and Andrew L. Strauss, St. Paul, MN: Thomson-West, 2006, 1745 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of International Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, 4th ed., with Richard A. Falk, Hilary Charlesworth, and Andrew L. Strauss, St. Paul, MN: Thomson-West, 2006, 1512 pages;
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Child Labor and Human Rights: Making Children Matter. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005, xxv, 541 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of and contributor to The Future of International Human Rights with Stephen P. Marks. Ardsley, NY: Transnational, 1999, xvii, 514 pages.
Burns H. Weston, International Claims: Their Settlement by Lump Sum Agreements, 1975-1995, with Richard B. Lillich and David J. Bederman. Ardsley, NY: Transnational Publishers, 1999, xiii, 359 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Supplement of Basic Documents to International Environmental Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, 2nd ed., with Lakshman D. Guruswamy, Geoffrey W. Palmer, and Jonathan C. Carlson. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 1999, xix, 1549 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of International Environmental Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, 2nd ed., with Geoffrey Palmer and Lakshman Guruswamy. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 1999, lxxxi, 1297 pages.
Burns H. Weston, A Teacher's Manual for International Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, with Richard A. Falk and Hilary Charlesworth. St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co., 1998.
Burns H. Weston, Symposium: International Human Rights at Fifty: A Symposium to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with Stephen P. Marks. Iowa City: University of Iowa College of Law, 1998.
Burns H. Weston, Supplement of Basic Documents to International Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Casebook, with Richard A. Falk and Hilary Charlesworth, St. Paul, MN: West Group, 1997, xix, 1344 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of International Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, 3rd ed., with Richard A. Falk and Hilary Charlesworth. St. Paul, MN: West Pub., 1997, lxxv, 1441 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Preferred Futures for the United Nations, with Saul H. Mendlovitz. Irvington, NY: Transnational Publishers, 1995, ix, 515 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Georgia on our Minds: Report of a Fact-Finding Mission to the Republic of Georgia. Iowa City, IA: Georgia Report, 1994.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of International Environmental Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, with Geoffrey Palmer and Lakshman Guruswamy. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1994, lxxiii, 1199 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Supplement of Basic Documents to International Environmental Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, with Geoffrey Palmer and Lakshman Guruswamy. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1994, xvii, 1308 pages.
Editor of International Law & World Order: Basic Documents, with Jonathan C. Carlson. Irvington, NY: Transnational Publishers, 1994-2010, looseleaf, 9 volumes.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, with Richard Pierre Claude. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2nd ed., 1992, xiii, 447 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Toward Post-Cold War Global Security: A Legal Perspective. Santa Barbara, CA: Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, 1992, 26 pages. (Waging Peace Series Booklet 32).
Burns H. Weston, Symposium: The United States Commitment to International Law. Iowa City, Iowa: University of Iowa College of Law, 1991.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Basic Documents in International Law and World Order -- Selected Provisions, with Richard A. Falk and Anthony A. D’Amato, 2nd ed., St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Company, 1990, xiv, 960 pages;
Burns H. Weston, Alternative Security: Living Without Nuclear Deterrence. Boulder: Westview Press, 1990.
Burns H. Weston, A Teacher's Manual for International Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, 2nd ed., with Richard A. Falk and Anthony D'Amato. St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co., 1990.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of International Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, with Richard A. Falk and Anthony A. D’Amato, 2nd ed., St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Company, 1990, lxxxvii, 1335 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, with Richard Pierre Claude. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989, xiv, 376 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Toward Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security: A Search for Alternatives. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1984, 746 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Human Rights in the World Community. [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1983.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of and contributor to International Claims: Contemporary European Practice, with Richard B. Lillich. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1982, x, 204 pages. (Procedural Aspects of International Law Series, vol. 15).
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Basic Documents in International Law and World Order -- Selected Provisions, with Richard A. Falk and Anthony A. D’Amato. St. Paul, MN: West, 1980, xiii, 447 pages;
Burns H. Weston, Editor of International Law and World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook, with Richard A. Falk and Anthony A. D’Amato. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Company, 1980, xxi, 1195 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Peace and World Order Studies. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Books, 1980.
Burns H. Weston, Contending with a Planet in Peril and Change: An Optimal Educational Response. Delhi: Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, 1979.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Peace and World Order Studies: A Curriculum Guide, with Sherle R. Schwenninger and Diane E. Shamis. New York: Transnational Academic Program, Institute for World Order, 1978, vi, 476 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of World Food/Hunger Studies: A Curriculum Guide, with the assistance of Kimberley A. Bobo. New York: Transnational Academic Program, Institute for World Order, 1977, 229 pages.
Burns H. Weston, World Hunger/Food Studies: Curriculum Guide, with Kimberley A. Bobo. New York: Transnational University Program, Institute for World Order, 1977.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of Food/Hunger Macro-Analysis Seminar: A Do-It-Yourself Manual, by William Moyer and Erika Thorne. New York: Transnational Academic Program, Institute for World Order, 1977, vii, 92 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Editor of and contributor to Toward World Order and Human Dignity: Essays in Honor of Myres S. McDougal, with W. Michael Reisman. New York: Free Press, 1976, xviii, 603 pages.
Burns H. Weston, The Agreements, with Richard B. Lillich and Peter E. Herzog. Charlottesville, Va.: Univ. Press of Virginia, 1975.
Burns H. Weston, International Claims: Their Settlement by Lump Sum Agreement, with Richard B. Lillich. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1975 (vol. 1, ix, 372 pages; vol. 2, x, 372 pages). (Procedural Aspects of International Law Series, vol. 12).
Burns H. Weston, Global Interdependence and Human Survival: An Introduction to World Order Studies. Iowa City, Iowa: The University of Iowa College of Law, 1975.
Burns H. Weston, International Claims: Postwar French Practice. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1971, xv, 237 pages. (Procedural Aspects of International Law Series, vol. 9).
Burns H. Weston, International Law and the Deprivation of Foreign Wealth: A Framework for Future Inquiry, Part I. University, VA: Virginia Law Review Association, 1968.

Book Chapters

Burns H. Weston, "Multilevel Reformulations: Reimagining Ecological Governance Through Human Rights and a Rediscovery of the Commons," with David Bollier, in Thought, Law, Rights and Action in the Age of Environmental Crisis, edited by Anna Grear and Evadne Grant. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015.
Burns H. Weston, “Advancing Ecological Stewardship Via the Commons and Human Rights,” with David Bollier, in State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability, edited by Lisa Mastny. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2014, at 91, 14 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Establishing Commons Trusts to Manage Common Assets for Future Generations,” with David Bollier, in Protecting Future Generations Through Commons, edited by Saki Bailey, Gilda Farrell, and Ugo Mattei. Strasbourg, France: Council of Europe Publishing, 2013, at 169, 20 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights and the Law of the Commons,” with David Bollier, in The Wealth of the Commons: A World Beyond Market and State, edited by David Bollier and Silke Helfrich. Amherst, MA: Levellers Press, 2012, at 343, 10 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Das Menschenrecht auf eine saubere Umwelt und die Renaissance der Commons,” with David Bollier, in Commons: Für eine neue Politik jenseits von Markt und Staat, edited by Silke Helfrich and Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Bielefeld, Germany: Transcript, 2012, at 416, 10 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Child Labor in Human Rights Law and Policy Perspective,” in Human Rights in Labor and Employment Relations: International and Domestic Perspectives, edited by James A. Gross and Lance A. Compa. Champaign, IL: Labor and Employment Relations Association, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009, at 73, 49 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Abolishing Child Labor: A Multifaceted Human Rights Solution,” with Mark B. Teerink, in Child Labor and Human Rights: Making Children Matter. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005, at 235, 32 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Rethinking Child Labor: A Multidimensional Human Rights Problem,” with Mark B. Teerink, in Child Labor and Human Rights: Making Children Matter. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005, at 3, 23 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The United Nations at Fifty: Toward Humane Global Governance,” in Preferred Futures for the United Nations, with Saul H. Mendlovitz. Ardsley, NY: Transnational Publishers, Inc. 1995, at 3, 19 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “In Quest of World Peace: Law and Alternative Security,” in The Constitutional Foundations of World Peace, edited by Richard A. Falk, Robert C. Johansen, and Samuel S. Kim. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1993, at 349, 26 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The Substantive Rights and United States Law,” in United States Ratification of the International Covenants on Human Rights, edited by Hurst Hannum and Dana D. Fisher. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Transnational Publishers, 1993, at 168, 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Non-Proliferation and the Duties of Nuclear Weapon States: Taking the NPT Seriously/Die Nicht-Weiterverbreitung von Nuklearwaffen und die Pflichten der Atommächte: Der Atomwaffensperrvertrag ernst gnommen,” in Nonproliferation Nicht-Weiterverbreitung von Atomwaffen, edited by Dieter Deiseroth and Stig Gustafsson. Frankfut Am Main, Germany: Haag und Herchen, 1993, at 27, 17 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Relevance of International Law to Israeli and Palestinian Rights in the West Bank and Gaza,” with Richard A. Falk, in International Law and the Administration of Occupied Territories: Two Decades of Israeli Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, edited by Emma Playfair. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1992, at 125, 25 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Nuclear Weapons and World Peace: The Professional Challenge,” in In Re More Than 50,000 Nuclear Weapons: Analyses of the Illegality of Nuclear Weapons under International Law, edited by Howard Freil. Northampton, MA: Aletheia Press, 1991, at 1, 18 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Extension of Human Rights in a Divided World,” in Les Droits de l’Homme: Universalité et Renouveau 1789-1989, edited by Guy Braibant and Gérard Marcou. Paris: L’Harmattan, 1990, at 363, 7 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Law and Alternative Security: Toward a Just World Peace,” in Alternative Security: Living Without Nuclear Deterrence, edited by Burns H. Weston. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1990, at 78, 30 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “International Human Rights: Overviews,” in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, edited by Richard P. Claude and Burns H. Weston. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989, at 1, 12 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “National Approaches to Human Rights Implementation,” in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, edited by Richard P. Claude and Burns H. Weston. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989, at 230, 6 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Nongovernmental Organization, Corporate and Individual Approaches to Human Rights Implementation,” in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, edited by Richard P. Claude and Burns H. Weston. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989, at 289, 10 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Basic Decencies and Participatory Rights,” in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, edited by Richard P. Claude and Burns H. Weston. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989, at 45, 10 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Basic Human Needs, Security Rights, and Humane Governance,” in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, edited by Richard P. Claude and Burns H. Weston. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989, at 116, 8 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Human Rights,” in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, edited by Richard P. Claude and Burns H. Weston. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989, at 12, 18 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “International Approaches to Human Rights Implementation,” in Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, edited by Richard P. Claude and Burns H. Weston. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989, at 184, 6 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Nuclear Weapons and the Responsibility of the Legal Profession,” in Lawyers and the Nuclear Debate, edited by Maxwell Cohen and Margaret Gouin. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: University of Ottawa Press, 1988, at 291, 5 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Who Are the Soviets? The Importance of Accurate Perception in the Age of Trident,” in Soviet-American Relations: Understanding Differences, Avoiding Conflicts, edited by Daniel N. Nelson and Roger B. Anderson. Wilmington, DE: SR Books, 1988, at 47, 13 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Contributor to Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, edited by Leonard W. Levy, Kenneth L. Karst, and Dennis J. Mahoney. New York: Macmillan, 1986. Includes: “Belmont, United States v.” 1:106; “Executive Agreement” 2:666; “International Emergency Economic Powers Act” 2:992; “Marshall Plan” 3:1218; “North Atlantic Treaty” 3:1327; “Pink, United States v.” 3:1390; “Status of Forces Agreements” 4:1760; “Treaty Power” 4:1910; “United Nations Charter” 4:1938, 14 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Israel’s Choice: Nuclear Weapons or International Law,” in Security or Armageddon: Israel’s Nuclear Strategy, edited by Louis Rene Beres. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1986, at 159, 14 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Human Rights,” in 20 Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th ed., 1985 printing, at 713, 9 pages; reprinted with revisions in 20 Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th ed., 1986 printing, at 714.
Burns H. Weston, “The Machines of Armageddon,” in Toward Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security: A Search for Alternatives. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1984, at 1, 18 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Nuclear Weapons Versus International Law: A Contextual Reassessment,” in Nuclear Weapons and Law, edited by Arthur S. Miller and Martin Feinrider. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1984, at 133, 48 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The New International Economic Order and the Deprivation of Foreign Proprietary Wealth: Some Reflections Upon the Contemporary International Law Debate,” in The International Law of State Responsibility for Injuries to Aliens: Selected Contemporary Problems, edited by Richard B. Lillich. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1983, at 89, 69 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Introduction,” in International Claims: Contemporary European Practice, edited by Richard B. Lillich and Burns H. Weston. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1982, at 1, 13 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Peace and World Order Education: An Optimal Design,” in Peace and World Order Studies: A Curriculum Guide, 3rd ed. New York NY: Institute for World Order, 1981, at 55, 23 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “U.S. Ratification of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: With or Without Qualifications?” in U.S. Ratification of the Human Rights Treaties: With or Without Reservations? edited by Richard B. Lillich. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1981, at 27, 12 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Education for Human Survival: An Immediate World Priority,” in Peace and World Order Studies: A Curriculum Guide. New York: Transnational Academic Program, Institute for World Order, 1978, 13 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Foreword” for Food/Hunger Macro-Analysis Seminar: A Do-It-Yourself Manual, by William Moyer and Erika Thorne. New York: Transnational Academic Program, Institute for World Order, 1977, 3 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Introducing World Food/Hunger Studies: Why Should We Care?” in World Food/Hunger Studies: A Curriculum Guide. New York: Transnational Academic Program, Institute for World Order, 1977, at 1, 6 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Role of Law in Promoting Peace and Violence: A Matter of Definition, Social Values and Individual Responsibility,” in Toward World Order and Human Dignity: Essays in Honor of Myres S. McDougal, edited by Burns Weston and W. Michael Reisman. New York: Free Press, 1976, at 114, 18 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Education for Human Survival: An Immediate World Priority,” in Environment and Society in Transition: World Priorities, edited by Boris Pregel, Harold D. Lasswell, and John McHale. 261 Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 115 (1975), 11 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Reporter of “Report of Working Group on Decision Processes: Conflict Resolution and the Control of War--The Organized Planet--Human Rights and Individual Participation,” with Francis Wolf, reprinted in Managing the Planet, edited by Peter Albertson and Margery Barnett. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1972.
Burns H. Weston, “Valuation Upon the Deprivation of Foreign Enterprise: A Policy- Orientated Approach to the Problem of Compensation Under International Law,” with Dale R. Weigel, in The Valuation of Nationalized Property in International Law, edited by Richard B. Lillich. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1972, at 3, 37 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Reporter of “Report of Working Group on Decision Processes: Conflict Resolution and the Control of War--The Organized Planet--Human Rights and Individual Participation,” with Francis Wolf, in Environment and Society in Transition: Scientific Developments, Social Consequences, Policy Implications, 184 Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 635 (1971), 9 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Community Regulation of Foreign-Wealth Deprivations: A Tentative Framework for Inquiry,” reprinted in Roundtable Conference on International Law Problems in Asia: Held Under the Auspices of the University of Hong Kong, January 2nd-6th 1967, edited by Vincent Shepard. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1969, at 597, 47 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “International Law and the Deprivation of Foreign Wealth: A Framework for Future Inquiry,” in The Future of the International Legal Order, edited by Richard A. Falk and Cyril E. Black. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1969, at 36, 147 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Community Regulation of Foreign-Wealth Deprivations: A Tentative Framework for Inquiry,” in Essays on Expropriations, edited by Richard S. Miller and Roland J. Stanger. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1967, at 117, 49 pages.

Articles

Burns H. Weston, "The Betrayal of Human Rights and the Urgency of Universal Corporate Accountability: Reflections on a Post-Kiobel Lawscape," with Anna Grear, 15 Human Rights Law Review 21 (2015).
Burns H. Weston, “Advancing a New Legal Architecture to Support the Ecological Commons,” with David Bollier, available at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Newswire, Feb 14, 2014, 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “A Shared Inheritance: The Commons as a Model for Ecological Governance,” with David Bollier, available at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Newswire, Jan. 3, 2014, 3 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Commons as a Growing Global Movement,” with David Bollier, available at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Newswire, Jan. 31, 2014, 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Importance of Vernacular Law in Solving Ecological Problems,” with David Bollier, available at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Newswire, Dec. 13, 2013, 3 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment,” with David Bollier, available at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Newswire, Dec. 20, 2013, 3 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Green Governance: Re-imagining Our Stewardship of Nature,” with David Bollier, available at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Newswire, Nov. 29, 2013.
Burns H. Weston, “Toward a Recalibrated Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment: Making the Conceptual Transition,” with David Bollier, 4 Journal of Human Rights and the Environment 116 (2013), 27 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Festschrift in Honor of Burns H. Weston: Living History Interview,” 21 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 809 (2013), 44 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Greenkeeping Governance: Toward A Law of the Ecological Commons,” with David Bollier, in Kosmos: Global Citizens Creating the New Civilization 63-68 (Spring | Summer 2012), 6 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Introduction (Symposium: Ten Years After 9/11: Rethinking Counterrorism),” with Adrien K. Wing, 21 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 1 (2012), 7 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Theoretical Foundations of Intergenerational Ecological Justice: An Overview,” 34 Human Rights Quarterly 251 (2012), 16 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Regenerating the Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment in the Commons Renaissance,” with David Bollier, The Commons Law Project, (2011), 81 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Human Rights and Nation-Building in Cross-Cultural Settings,” 60 Maine Law Review 317 (2008), 30 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice: Foundational Reflections,” 9 Vermont Journal of Environmental Law 375 (2008), 56 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Living History Interview with Bessie Dutton Murray Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus and Director of The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights: Burns H. Weston,” 11 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 431 (2001), 27 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “An Introduction to Human Rights: Spring is Coming,” 24 Journal of Intergroup Relations 54 (1998), 3 pages.
Burns H. Weston, "International Human Rights at Fifty: A Foreword," with Stephen P. Marks, 8 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 113 (1998).
Burns H. Weston, “Nuclear Weapons and the World Court: Ambiguity's Consensus,” 7 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 371 (1997), 29 pages.
Burns H. Weston, "Richard B. Lillich (1933-1996)," 91 American Journal of International Law 85 (1997), 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “From Geopolitics to Humane Governance: Transition Steps,” with Saul H. Mendlovitz, 4 Transnational Law &Contemporary Problems 669 (1994), 13 pages
Burns H. Weston, “Introduction To The Draft Memorial in Support of the Application of The World Health Organization for an Advisory Opinion by The International Court of Justice on the Legality of the Use of Nuclear Weapons Under International Law, including The W.H.O. Constitution,” with Peter Weiss, Richard Falk, Saul Mendlovitz, 4 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 709 (1994), 115 pages (Includes Draft Memorial).
Burns H. Weston, “The United Nations at Fifty: Toward Humane Global Governance,” with Saul H. Mendlovitz, 4 Transnational Law &Contemporary Problems 309 (1994), 18 pages;
Burns H. Weston, "Draft Memorial in Support of the Application by the World Health Organization for an Advisory Opinion by the International Court of Justice on the Legality of the Use of Nuclear Weapons under International Law, Including the W.H.O. Constitution," with Peter Weiss, Richard A. Falk, and Saul H. Mendlovitz, 4 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 721 (1994).
Burns H. Weston, “A Post-Soviet Alternative to Nuclear Deterrence: a Legal Perspective,” 22 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 199 (1992), 21 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Israeli-Occupied Territories, International Law, and the Boundaries of Scholarly Discourse: A Reply to Michael Curtis,” with Richard Falk, 33 Harvard International Law Journal 191 (1991), 14 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Security Council Resolution 678 and Persian Gulf Decision-Making: Precarious Legitimacy,” 85 American Journal of International Law 516 (1991), 20 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Iraqi Crisis and the Law of War: Remarks,” 15 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 573 (1991), 5 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Logic and Utility of a Lawful United States Foreign Policy,” 1 Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems 1 (1991), 14 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Relevance of International Law to Palestinian Rights in the West Bank and Gaza: In Legal Defense of the Intifada,” with Richard Falk, 32 Harvard International Law Journal 129 (1991), 29 pages.
Burns H. Weston, "Introduction by the Faculty Advisor," 1 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems [ix] (1991).
Burns H. Weston, “Law and Alternative Security: Toward a Nuclear Weapons-Free World,” 75 Iowa Law Review 1077 (1990), 19 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Law and Alternative Security,” reprinted in 19 ICIS Forum 82 (1989).
Burns H. Weston, “Law and Alternative Security,” 10 Michigan Journal of International Law 317 (1989), 16 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Lump Sum Agreements: Their Continuing Contribution to the Law of International Claims,” with Richard B. Lillich, 82 American Journal of International Law 69 (1988), 12 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Regional Human Rights Regimes: A Comparison and Appraisal,” with Robin Ann Lukes and Kelly M. Hnatt, 20 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 585 (1987), 53 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Reagan Administration versus International Law,” 19 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 295 (1987), 8 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “U.S. Administration versus International Law,” 17 Forum for Correspondence and Contact 95 (1987), 5 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The United States vs. The World Court”, 8 Breakthrough 34 (Fall 1986/Winter 1987).
Burns H. Weston, “The United States Withdrawal from the General Compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice,” reprinted in The Review of the International Commission of Jurists no. 36, (June 1986), at 39;
Burns H. Weston, “Lawyers and the Search for Alternatives to Nuclear Deterrence,” adapted in 16 Forum for Correspondence and Contact 22 (1986).
Burns H. Weston, “Are There Alternatives to the Nuclear Threat System?” 2 (2) Journal of World Peace 16 (1985), 12 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Introduction” (to Symposium on International Law and World Hunger), 70 Iowa Law Review 1183 (1985), 3 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Lawyers and the Search for Alternatives to Nuclear Deterrence,” 54 University of Cincinnati Law Review 451 (1985), 17 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “A Korean Odyssey: Interview with Burns H. Weston,” 24 Iowa Advocate 33 (1985), 5 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Remarks on McDougal’s Jurisprudence: Utility, Influence, Controversy,” 79 American Society of International Law Proceedings 266 (1985), 23 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Human Rights,” 6 Human Rights Quarterly 257 (1984), 27 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “International Lawlessness in Grenada,” reprinted from the Manchester Guardian in 25 International Practitioner’s Notebook 25 (January 1984).
Burns H. Weston, “International Lawlessness in Grenada,” reprinted from the Manchester Guardian in 78 American Journal of International Law 172 (1984).
Burns H. Weston, “Nuclear Weapons versus International Law: A Contextual Reassessment,” reprinted in Current News (U.S. Air Force publication) Special Edition No. 1094 (1984).
Burns H. Weston, “The ‘Sources’ of International Law Revisited: The Case of Nuclear Weapons,” 4 Chinese Yearbook of International Law 7 (1984), 31 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Nuclear Weapons and International Law: Illegality in Context,” 13 Denver Journal of International Law and Policy 1 (1983), 16 pages
Burns H. Weston, “Answering the Nuclear Question: The Modern Lawyer’s Role,” 9 Brooklyn Journal of International Law 201 (1983), 8 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Nuclear Weapons versus International Law: A Contextual Reassessment,” 28 McGill Law Journal 542 (1983), 49 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Nuclear Weapons and International Law: Prolegomenon to General Illegality,” 4 New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law 227 (1983), 30 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Role of Lawyers in Preventing Nuclear War,” 76 American Society of International Law Proceedings 338 (1982), 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States and the Deprivation of Foreign-Owned Wealth,” 75 American Journal of International Law 437 (1981), 40 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Introductory Remarks by the Chairman to “Promoting Training and Awareness--The Task of Education in International Law,” 75 American Society of International Law, Proceedings of the 75th Anniversary Convocation 159 (1981), 2 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Contending with a Planet in Peril and Change: An Optimal Educational Response,” reprinted in 8 Paideia (The Annual Review of the Polish Academy of Sciences) 7 (1980), 31 pages
Burns H. Weston, “Introduction -- Peace Education: Arms, Ambits, and Approaches” and “Peace and World Education: A Needed Response to Global Peril and Change,” 10 Bulletin of Peace Proposals 338; 345 (1979), 12 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Contending with a Planet in Peril and Change: An Optimal Educational Response,” 17 Iowa Advocate 6 (Spring-Summer, 1979), 11 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Contending with a Planet in Peril and Change: An Optimal Educational Response,” 5 Alternatives 59 (1979), 37 pages;
Burns H. Weston, “Remarks on Basic Human Needs: The International Law Connection,” 72 American Society of International Law Proceedings 224, 237 (1978), 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Education for a Planet in Peril and Change,” 9 Forum for Correspondence and Contact 51 (1978), 14 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Introductory Remarks on The United Nations: Reorganizing for World Order,” 70 American Society of International Law Proceedings 139 (1976), 3 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Constructive Takings’ Under International Law: A Modest Foray Into the Problem of ‘Creeping Expropriation’,” 16 Virginia Journal of International Law 103 (1975), 74 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Education for Human Survival,” 1 Thresholds in Secondary Education 24 (1975), 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, "'The Global Corporation: Agent of Change' - A Symposium: Introduction," with Harold F. See, 6 Journal of International Law and Economics 211 (1972), 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, "'The Global Corporation: Agent of Change' - A Symposium: Introduction," with Harold F. See, 6 Journal of International Law and Economics 211 (1972), 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Comments on “More Adequate Diplomatic Protection of Private Claims,” 65 American Society of International Law: Proceedings of Its Sixty-Fifth Annual Meeting 333 passim (1971), 33 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Postwar French Foreign Claims Practice: Adjudication by National Commissions -- Czech Claims,” 10 Virginia Journal of International Law 223 (1970), 59 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “International Law and the Deprivation of Foreign Wealth: A Framework for Future Inquiry -- Part II,” 54 Virginia Law Review 1265 (1968), 90 pages;
Burns H. Weston, “International Law and the Deprivation of Foreign Wealth: A Framework for Future Inquiry -- Part I,” 54 Virginia Law Review 1069 (1968), 66 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Postwar French Foreign Claims Practice: Adjudication by National Commissions -- An Introductory Note,” 43 Indiana Law Journal 832 (1968), 51 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “The Taking of Property--An Evaluation of Damages: A Comment,” 62 American Society for International Law Proceedings 43 (1968), 15 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Foreword to “International Procedures to Protect Human Rights: A Symposium,” 53 Iowa Law Review 268 (1967), 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Banco Nacional de Cuba v. Sabbatino: New Wine in Old Bottles,” with F. Dawson, 31 University of Chicago Law Review 63 (1963).
Burns H. Weston, “Prompt, Adequate and Effective: A Universal Standard of Compensation,” with Frank G. Dawson, 30 Fordham Law Review 727 (1962), 32 pages.

Book Reviews

Burns H. Weston, Review of Preventing a Biological Arms Race, edited by Susan Wright. 86 American Journal of International Law 849 (1992), 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of The Night After: Climatic and Biological Consequences of a Nuclear War, edited by Yevgeni Velikhov. 81 American Journal of International Law 1003 (1987), 1 page.
Burns H. Weston, Review of Nuclear Ethics by Joseph S. Nye, Jr. 28 Jurimetrics Journal 97 (1987), 6 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of A Common Sense Guide to World Peace, by Benjamin B. Ferencz. 81 American Journal of International Law 501 (1987), 3 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of Guide to International Human Rights Practice, edited by Hurst Hannum. 7 Human Rights Quarterly 447 (1985), 4 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of The International Society as a Legal Community, by Hermann Mosler. 78 American Journal of International Law 938 (1984), 2 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of International Law in Comparative Perspective, edited by William E. Butler. 76 American Journal of International Law 430 (1982), 2 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of Towards a New International Economic Order, by Mohammed Bedjaoui. 15 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 405 (1982), 7 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of State and Class: A Sociology of International Affairs, by Ralph Pettman. 76 American Journal of International Law 190 (1982), 2 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of Law and Judicial Systems of Nations, edited by Charles S. Rhyne. 73 American Journal of International Law 527 (1979), 2 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of Yale Studies in World Public Order, Vol. 1, No. 1; Vol. 2, No. 1, edited by Eisuke Suzuki. 70 American Journal of International Law 891 (1976), 3 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of How to Think Arms Control and Disarmament, 1973 ed., by James E. Dougherty. 68 American Journal of International Law 793 (1974), 1 page.
Burns H. Weston, Review of The Interpretation of Agreements and World Public Order, by Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell, and James C. Miller. 117 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 647 (1969), 18 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Review of International Claims: Postwar British Practice, by Richard B. Lillich. 19 Syracuse Law Review 196 (1967), 6 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “L’Affaire Sabbatino: A Wistful Review,” review of Foreign Seizures-- Sabbatino and the Act of State Doctrine, by Eugene F. Mooney. 55 Kentucky Law Journal 844 (1967), 19 pages.

Reports

Burns H. Weston, “Recalibrating the Law of Humans with the Laws of Nature: Climate Change, Human Rights, and Intergenerational Justice,” with Tracy Bach, policy paper of the Climate Legacy Initiative, Vermont Law School Environmental Law Center and University of Iowa Center for Human Rights, April 2009, 108 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Human Rights and International Law” printed in 133 Congressional Record S8613, daily ed. June 24, 1987, 8 pages;
Burns H. Weston, “The United States Withdrawal from the General Compulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice,” in U.S. Decision to Withdraw from the International Court of Justice, 1985: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, 99th Congress, 1st Sess. 92 (1986) (statement on behalf of the Independent Commission on Respect for International Law).
Burns H. Weston, Co-reporter of “Lebanon: Toward Legal Order and Respect for Human Rights,” Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Rights in Lebanon. 2nd edition (1984), 7, ii, 47 pages.
Burns H. Weston, “Law and the U.S. Military Action in Grenada: Remarks,” in Law and the U.S. Military Action in Grenada: A Public Forum (sponsored by the American Society of International Law and The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, December 1, 1983), American Society of International Law, 1984.
Burns H. Weston, “World Survey on Disarmament Education: Report to UNESCO,” with Leonard L. Gambrell, November 1979, approx. 150 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Co-contributor to “State Responsibility for Injuries to Aliens Occasioned by Terrorist Activities,” (other co-contributors not listed). Working paper prepared for the U.S. Department of State by The Procedural Aspects of International Law Institute, 1976, vii, 178 pages.
Burns H. Weston, Commentator on “Legal Issues Raised by Recent Property Takings in Latin America,” with Mark Feldman and Monroe Leigh, in Foreign Investment in Latin America: Past Policies and Future Trends, a report presented at the regional meeting of the American Society of International Law, University of Virginia School of Law, March 13 and 14, 1970. Charlottesville, VA: Virginia Journal of International Law, 1970 (pages 38-84 passim).