Chimène Keitner

Chimène Keitner (@KeitnerLaw ) is Alfred & Hanna Fromm Professor of International Law at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. Her expertise spans the fields of international law, international civil litigation, national security law, and emerging issues in cyberlaw. She served as the 27th Counselor on International Law at the U.S. Department of State, and serves as an Adviser on Sovereign Immunity for the American Law Institute’s Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States. She has also served as a member of the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law and as founding co-chair of the International Law Association’s Study Group on Individual Responsibility in International Law. Chimène holds an A.B. in History & Literature from Harvard, a D.Phil. in International Relations from Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow.

Articles by this author:

US Intervention in Ukraine v. Russia at the ICJ: A Q&A with Chimène Keitner

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Sep 27th, 2022

Питання та відповіді: Наказ Міжнародного Суду ООН про тимчасові заходи у справі України проти Російської Федерації

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Mar 16th, 2022

Q&A: The ICJ’s Order on Provisional Measures in Ukraine v. Russian Federation

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Mar 16th, 2022

Питання та відповіді (Частина ІІ): Україна у Міжнародному суді справедливості, Відсутність Росії та що буде далі

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Mar 9th, 2022

Q&A (Part II): Ukraine at the International Court of Justice, Russia’s Absence & What Comes Next

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Mar 9th, 2022

Питання та відповіді: Наступні кроки щодо української заяви до МСС

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Mar 5th, 2022

Q&A: Next Steps in Ukraine’s Application to the International Court of Justice

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Mar 5th, 2022

Foreign Policy and Legal Implications of the Belarus Aircraft Piracy Indictment

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Feb 8th, 2022

Swalwell v. Trump and the Legitimate Scope of Federal Employment

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Jul 19th, 2021

The Need for More Chris Stevenses: A Memorial Lecture at UC Hastings Law

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Apr 23rd, 2021

All the President’s Lawsuits: Fraud, Defamation, and the Westfall Act

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Sep 25th, 2020

Missouri’s Lawsuit Doesn’t Abrogate China’s Sovereign Immunity

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Apr 22nd, 2020

Don’t Bother Suing China for Coronavirus

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Apr 8th, 2020

Holding DHS Accountable for a Child’s Death in the Custody of Border Patrol

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Dec 9th, 2019

Assessing the Legal Landscape of Family Separation in the Immigration Context

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Oct 25th, 2019

World Court Rules on Iran Challenge to US Suits for Acts of Terrorism: An Explainer

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Feb 19th, 2019

Deciphering the Mystery Subpoena Case: Corporate Claims to Foreign Sovereign Immunity from U.S. Criminal Proceedings

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Dec 31st, 2018

Dispelling Some Myths About Consular Immunity and the Khashoggi Investigation

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Oct 18th, 2018

What Are the Consequences of the Trump Administration’s Recent Treaty Withdrawals?

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Oct 17th, 2018