• Contesting LGBT Rights Before Supranational Courts: Evidence From Third Party Submissions to the ECtHR, in International Adjudicators & Megapolitics (forthcoming) (with Clare Ryan)
  • Rethinking Derogations from Human Rights Treaties, 115 American Journal of International Law (forthcoming)


Articles & Essays

Issues Edited

  • Special Section: Judicializing International Relations, 63 International Studies Quarterly (No. 3, ) (with others)
  • The Variable Authority of International Courts, 79 Law & Contemporary Problems (No. 1, ) (co-editor with Karen J. Alter & Mikael Rask Madsen)
  • Proceedings of the 99th Annual Meeting, American Society of International Law Proceedings () (with Rae Lindsay)

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • The Brexit Decision and Its Implications for U.S. Debates Over Treaty Withdrawal, Lawfare () (with Curtis Bradley)
  • Avoiding a Rush to Exit -- Article 50 and the UK's Withdrawal from the EU, Opinio Juris ()
  • Op-Ed., Basic Liberties: U.S. Trails the World on Gay Rights, International Herald Tribune (, at 16)
  • Op - Ed., Not Leading the World But Following It, New York Times (, at A25)
  • Letter to the Editor, Reviving the United Nations, Washington Post (, at A34)
Laurence R. Helfer; photo credit: Brian Mullins Photography

Laurence R. Helfer

Room: 3184
Assistant: Marlen Iraheta
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