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James W. Nickel

James W. Nickel
Professor of Philosophy and Law
B. A. 1964, Tabor College
Ph.D. 1968, University of Kansas
Postdoctoral study and research 1973-74, 1977-78, Columbia Law School

Telephone: 305-284-4314   |   Office: G274

Eight Responses to the Relativist, reprinted as Relativism and Human Rights in Feinberg, Coleman, and Kutz, eds., Philosophy of Law, 9th Ed (Wadsworth, January 2013). (Revised version of Making Sense of Human Rights).

Goals and Rights--Working Together? in Malcolm Langford et. al, The MDGs and Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Review of Morsink’s Inherent Human Rights, 35 Hum. Rts. Q. ____ (2013).

Restraining Orders, Liberty, and Due Process, in Andrew Ashworth & Lucia Zedner, eds., Prevention and the Limits of the Criminal Law (Oxford University Press 2012).

Due Process Rights and Terrorist Emergencies, in Making Sense of Human Rights, Chapter 7, reprinted in May and Morrow, eds., Procedural Justice (Ashgate 2012).

Review of James Griffin's On Human Rights, Philosophical Review 121 (July 2012): 461-3.

Philosophical Issues in International Environmental Law, (with Daniel McGraw), reprinted in Steve Vanderheiden, ed., Environmental Rights (Ashgate 2012).

Philosophical Issues in International Environmental Law, (with Daniel McGraw), in Samantha Besson and John Tasioulas, eds., The Philosophy of International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 453-71 (2010).

The Philosophy of Human Rights, (with David Reidy) in Moeckli, Shah, Sivakumaran and Harris, eds., International Human Rights Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press 39-63 (2010).

Indivisibility and Linkage Arguments: A Reply to Gilabert, 32 Hum. Rts. Q. 439-446. (2010).

Making Sense of Human Rights, 2d ed., published in Korean (Myung In Publishers, 2010).