Mark J. Osiel

Mark J. Osiel

Biographical Information

Publications

Books

Mark J. Osiel. The End of Reciprocity: Terror, Torture, and the Law of War. New York: Cambridge University Press 2009, 676 pages.
Mark J. Osiel. Making Sense of Mass Atrocity. New York: Cambridge University Press 2009, 328 pages.
Mark J. Osiel. Mass Atrocity, Ordinary Evil, and Hannah Arendt: Criminal Consciousness in Argentina’s Dirty War. New Haven: Yale University Press 2001, viii, 257 pages.
Mark J. Osiel. Obeying Orders: Atrocity, Military Discipline, & the Law of War. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1999, viii, 398 pages; paperback, 2001, 407 pages.
Mark J. Osiel. Mass Atrocity, Collective Memory, and the Law. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1997, x, 317 pages; paperback, 1999, 317 pages; French translation, Juger les Crimes de Masse: La Mémoire Collective et le Droit. Paris: Éditions du Seuil 2006, 453 pages.

Book Chapters

Mark J. Osiel, “Les Limites du Droit International dans les Réponses Mondiales aux Crimes de Masse,” in La Justice Pénale Internationale Face aux Crimes de Masse: Approches Critiques, edited by Raphaëlle Nollez-Goldbach and Julie Saada. Paris, France: Editions A. Pedone, 2014, at 227, 15 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “The Uncertain Place of Purge Within Transitional Justice, and the Limitations of International Law in the World’s Response to Mass Atrocity,” in Dealing with Wars and Dictatorships: Legal Concepts and Categories in Action, edited by Liora Israël and Guillaume Mouralis. The Hague, Netherlands: T.M.C. Asser Press 2014, at 253, 17 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “After International Law: Non-Juridical Responses to Mass Atrocity,” in The Law of the Future and the Future of Law, edited by Sam Muller, Stavros Zouridis, Morly Frishman, and Laura Kistemaker. Oslo, Norway: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2011, at 589, 19 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “When Law ‘Expresses’ More Than It Cares to Admit: Comments on Heller,” in Future Perspectives on International Criminal Justice, edited by Carsten Stahn and Larissa van den Herik. The Hague, Netherlands: T.M.C. Asser Press, 2010, at 254, 5 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Ascribing Individual Liability Within a Bureaucracy of Murder,” in Collective Violence and International Criminal Justice: An Interdisciplinary Approach, edited by Alette Smeulers. Portland, OR: Intersentia, 2010, at 105, 26 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “In Defense of Liberal Show Trials – Nuremberg and Beyond,” in Perspectives on the Nuremberg Trial, edited by Guénaël Mettraux. New York: Oxford University Press 2008, at 704, 22 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Collective Memory of Mass Atrocity,” in Community of Memory: What is Transitional Justice? edited by Obrad Savićc and Ana Miljanićc. Belgrade: Belgrade Circle & Center for Cultural Decontamination, 2005; reprinted from Mass Atrocity, Collective Memory, and the Law; translated into Serbo-Croatian.
Mark J. Osiel, “Respuestas estatales a las atrocidades masivas,” in Entre el perdón y el paredón: preguntas y dilemas de la justicia transicional, edited by Angelika Rettberg. Bogotá: Ediciones UNIANDES/IDRC, 2005.
Mark J. Osiel, “The Mental State of Torturers: Argentina's Dirty War,” in Torture: A Collection, edited by Sanford Levinson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, at 129, 13 pages; paperback, 2005; reprinted from Mass Atrocity, Ordinary Evil, and Hannah Arendt.
Mark J. Osiel, “Atrocità: Arendt's Critique of Criminal Law in the Eichmann Trial,” in Sul Male: A Partire da Hannah Arendt, edited by Enrico Donaggio and Domenico Scalzo. Rome: Meltemi, 2003 (in Italian); reprinted from Mass Atrocity, Ordinary Evil, and Hannah Arendt.
Mark J. Osiel, “Constructing Subversion in Argentina’s Dirty War,” in Storia, verità, giustizia: I crimini del XX secolo, edited by Marcello Flores, Milan: B. Mondadori, 2001, reprinted from Representations no. 75, at 119 (Summer 2001), 40 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Constructing Memory with Legal Blueprints,” in The Holocaust’s Ghost: Writings on Art, Politics, Law, and Education, edited by F. C. Decoste and Bernard Schwartz. Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta Press, 2000, at 411, 20 pages; reprinted from Mass Atrocity, Collective Memory, and the Law.
Mark J. Osiel, “Making Public Memory, Publicly,” in Human Rights in Political Transitions: Gettysburg to Bosnia, edited by Carla Hesse and Robert C. Post. New York: Zone Books; Cambridge, MA; London: Distributed by the MIT Press 1999, at 217, 45 pages; reprinted from Mass Atrocity, Collective Memory, and the Law.
Mark J. Osiel, “Lawyers as Monopolists, Aristocrats, and Entrepreneurs,” review of Lawyers in Society, edited by Richard L. Abel and Philip S.C. Lewis, in The Ethics of Lawyers, edited by David Luban. New York: New York University Press 1994, at 461, 58 pages. Reprinted from 103 Harvard Law Review 2009 (1990), 58 pages.

Articles

Mark J. Osiel, “Choosing Among Alternative Responses to Mass Atrocity: Between the Individual and the Collectivity,” Ethics & International Affairs (September 18, 2015).
Mark J. Osiel, "'Transitional Justice' in Israel/Palestine? Symbolism and Materialism in Reparations for Mass Violence," Ethics and International Affairs 1 (January 20, 2015), 34 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Who Are Atrocity’s ‘Real’ Perpetrators, Who Its ‘True’ Victims and Beneficiaries?,” 28 Ethics & International Affairs 281 (2014), 17 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “The Demise of International Criminal Law,” Humanity (November 16, 2013), 16 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Proportionality in Military Force at War’s Multiple Levels: Averting Civilian Casualties vs. Safeguarding Soldiers,” with Ziv Bohrer, 46 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 747 (2013), 76 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Proportionality in War: Protecting Soldiers from Enemy Captivity, and Israel’s Operation Cast Lead—‘The Soldiers are Everyone’s Children’,” with Ziv Bohrer, 22 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 637 (2013), 54 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Rights to do Grave Wrong,” 5 Journal of Legal Analysis 107 (2013), 113 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “How Should the ICC Office of the Prosecutor Choose Its Cases? The Multiple Meanings of ‘Situational Gravity’, ” The Hague Justice Portal (2009), 7 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “‘Going Hollywood’: Notes on Pitching a Book Proposal to Trade Presses,” 57 Journal of Legal Education 467 (2008), 8 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “The Banality of Good: Aligning Incentives Against Mass Atrocity,” 105 Columbia Law Review 1751 (2005), 112 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Modes of Participation in Mass Atrocity,” 38 Cornell International Law Journal 793 (2005), 30 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Perder la Perspectiva, Distorsionar la Historia,” 7 Revista Estudios Socio-Jurídicos 43, número especial (August 2005), 69 pages; reprinted from Mass Atrocity, Collective Memory, and the Law.
Mark J. Osiel, “Comment les avocats contribuent à la mondialisation,” Recueil Dalloz - Justices, Supplement to Recueil no.43, at 24 (Dec. 6, 2001), 9 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Constructing Subversion in Argentina’s Dirty War,” Representations no. 75, at 119 (Summer 2001), 40 pages; reprinted in Storia, verità, giustizia: I crimini del XX secolo, edited by Marcello Flores. Milan: B. Mondadori, 2001.
Mark J. Osiel, “Why Prosecute? Critics of Punishment for Mass Atrocity,” 22 Human Rights Quarterly 118 (2000), 30 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Obeying Orders: Atrocity, Military Discipline, and the Law of War,” 86 California Law Review 939 (1998), 191 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Ever Again: Legal Remembrance of Administrative Massacre,” 144 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 463 (1995), 242 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Dialogue with Dictators: Judicial Resistance in Argentina and Brazil,” 20 Law & Social Inquiry 481 (1995), 80 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “The Dilemma of the Latin American Liberal: the Case of Raymundo Faoro,” 23 Luso-Brazilian Review 37 (1986), 23 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “The Making of Human Rights Policy in Argentina: the Impact of Ideas and Interests on a Legal Conflict,” 18 Journal of Latin American Studies 135 (1986), 46 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “The Professionalization of Journalism: Impetus or Impediment to a ‘Watchdog’ Press,” 56 Sociological Inquiry 163 (1986), 27 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Popular Culture in Latin America: A Lively Debate within the Left,” 31 Dissent 109 (1984), 7 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Going to the People – Popular Culture and the Intellectuals in Brazil,” 25 Archives Européennes de Sociologie, no. 2, at 245 (1984), 31 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “Is Chile Headed for a Showdown?” with Eliza Willis, 31 Dissent 207 (1984), 8 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “The Politics of Professional Ethics,” 15 Social Policy 43 (1984), 6 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, “The Agonies of Abertura: Brazil Moves, A Little, Toward Democracy,” 30 Dissent 217 (1983), 7 pages.

Book Reviews

Mark J. Osiel, “Lawyers as Monopolists, Aristocrats, and Entrepreneurs,” review of Lawyers in Society, edited by Richard L. Abel and Philip S.C. Lewis. 103 Harvard Law Review 2009 (1990), 58 pages; reprinted in The Ethics of Lawyers, edited by David Luban. New York: New York University Press, 1994, at 461, 58 pages.
Mark J. Osiel, Review of The Church and Politics in Chile: Challenges to Modern Catholicism, by Brian H. Smith, and Religion and Politics in Latin America – The Catholic Church in Venezuela and Colombia, by Daniel H. Levine. 30 Dissent 114 (1983), 3 pages.