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Peters, Anne

William W. Cook Global Law Professer
Fall 2017

3166 South Hall
734.764.9353
E-mail anneps@umich.edu

Anne Peters, a William W. Cook Global Law Professor at Michigan Law, is director of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg (Germany), and a professor at the universities of Heidelberg, Free University of Berlin, and Basel (Switzerland). She was a member (substitute) of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) from 2011 to 2014, and was a legal expert for the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia in 2009.

Professor Peters was president of the European Society of International Law (2010–2012), and has served on the governance board of various learned societies such as the German Association of International Law, the German Association of Constitutional Law, and the Society of International Constitutional Law. She is currently vice president of the Basel Institute of Governance.

Professor Peters was a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin (2012–2013), and held visiting professorships at the universities of Beijing (Beida), Paris I, Paris II, Sciences Po, and Michigan. She studied at the universities of Würzburg, Lausanne, Freiburg, and Harvard, and held the chair of public international law at the University of Basel from 2001 to 2013. She obtained the Habilitation qualification at the Walther-Schücking-Institute of Public International Law at the Christian Albrechts University Kiel on the basis of her Habilitation thesis, "Elements of a Theory of the Constitution of Europe," in 2000. Her current research interests relate to public international law including its history, global animal law, global governance, global constitutionalism, and the status of humans in international law. Professor Peters has taught international law, human rights law, international humanitarian law, the law of international organizations, European Union law, comparative constitutional law and constitutional theory, and Swiss constitutional law.


Recent Publications


Corruption and Human Rights, 1-34. Basel Institute on Governance Working paper series No. 20. Working Paper 2015.

Constitutional Fragments: On the Interaction of Constitutionalization and Fragmentation in International Law, 1-42. Centre for Global Constitutionalism Working Paper No. 2. Working Paper 2015.

"International Legal Scholarship Under Challange." In International Law as a Profession, edited by J. d'Aspremont et al, 117-59. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Völkerrecht: Allgemeiner Teil. 4th ed. Zürich: Schulthess, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Vom Tierschutzrecht zu Legal Animal Studies: Forschungsdesiderate und -perspektiven." Rechtswissenschaft 7, no. 3 (2016): 325-37. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Verhältnismäßigkeit als globales Verfassungsprinzip." In Verhältnismäßigkeit im Völkerrecht, edited by B. Baade et al, 1-18. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Tierwohl als globales Gut: regulierungsbedarf und -chancen." Rechtswissenchaft 7, no. 3 (2016): 363-87. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"The Transparency of Global Governance." In Reconceptualising the Rule of Law in Global Governance, Resources, Investment and Trade, edited by P. Pazartzis et al, 3-10. Oxford and Portland, Oregon: Hart Publishing, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-editor. The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Europe. I. Ley, co-editor. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Par-delàla hiérarchie des orders juridiques -- Le pluralisme ordonné vu d'Allemagne." In Traité des rapports entre orders juridiques, edited by B. Bonnet, 33-59. Issy-les-Moulineaux: La libraririe juridique de référence en ligne, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-author. "Measuring Violations of Human Rights - An Empirical Analysis of Awards in Respect of Non-Pecuniary Damage under the European Convention on Human Rights." S. Altwicker-Hámori and T. Altwicker, co-authors. Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht/Heidelberg J. of Int'l L. 76, no. 1 (2016): 1-51. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Literté, Égalité, Animalité: Human-Animal Comparisons in Law." Transnat'l. Envtl. L 5, no. 1 (2016): 25-53. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Korruption und Menschenrechte." Juristenzeitung 71 (2016): 217-96. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"International Organizations and International Law." In The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations, edited by J. K. Cogan, I. Hurd, and I. Johnston, 33-59. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Global Animal Law: What it is and Why We Need It." Transnat'l. Envtl. L. 5, no. 1 (2016): 9-23. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-author. "Freedom of Assembly: The Politics of Presence." I. Ley, co-author. In The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Europe, edited by A. Peters and I. Ley, 9-20. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-author. "Freedom of Assembly in Europe: Comparrison." I. Ley, co-author. In The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Europe, edited by A. Peters and I. Ley, 277-328. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Fragmentation and Constitutionalization." In The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of Internaitonal Law, edited by A. Orford and F. Hoffmann, 1011-31. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Beyond Human Rights: The Legal Status of the Individual in International Law. J. Huston, trans. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-author. "7.4 Beer and Ragan v Germany, App. No. 28934/95 and Waite and Kennedy v Germany, App. No. 26083/94, European Court of Human Rights, 18 February 1999." T. Neumann, co-author. In Judicial Decisions on the Law of International Organizations, edited by C. Ryngaert et al, 392-405. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Tier-Recht im Zeitalter des Menschen." In Das Anthropozän -- Zum Stand der Dinge, edited by J. Renn and B. Scherer, 67-87. Berlin: Matthes Seitz, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"The Transparency Turn in International Law." The Chinese J. of Global Governance 1, no. 1 (2015): 3-15. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"The Crimean vote of March 2014 as an Abuse of the Institutions of the Territorial Referendum." In Liber Amicorum für Torsten Stein zum 70, edited by C. Calliess, 278-303. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-author. "Symposium Introduction: "The Incorporation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in the Light of Internation Law"." C. Marxsen and M. Hartwig, co-authors. Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht/Heidelberg J. of Int'l L. 75 (2015): 3-5. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Co-editor. "The Incorporation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in the Light of International Law." C. Marxsen and M. Hartwig, co-editors. Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht/Heidelberg J. of Int'l L. 75 (2015): 1-231. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"La transparence comme principe du droit international public." In Le cosmopolitisme juridique, edited by O. de Frouville, 171-85. Paris: Pedone, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-editor. Immunities in the Age of Global Constitutionalism. E. Lagrange et al., co-editors. Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Immunie Against Constitutionalisation?" In Immunities in the Age of Global Constitutionalism, edited by A. Peters et al, 1-19. Leiden: Brill Nijhoff, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Has the Advisory Opinion's Finding that Kosovo's Declaration of Independence was not Contrary to International Law set an Unfortunate Precedent?" In The Law and Politics of the Kosovo Advisory Opnion, edited by M. Milanovic and M. Wood, 291-313. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Drei Versionen der Verhältnismässigkeit im Völkerrecht." In Polis und Kosmopolis: Festschrift für Daniel Thürer, edited by G. Biaggini, O. Digglemann, and C. Kaufmann, 589-603. Baden-Baden and Zürich/St. Gallen: Nomos Verlag and Dike Verlag, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Die 'konstitutionalistische' Frage." In Recht und Politik: Zum Staatsverständnis von Ulrich K. Preuß, edited by C. Franzius and T. Stein, 109-22. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Der mensch im Mittelpunkt des Völkerrechts." In Rechtswege: Kontextsensible Rechtswissenschaft vor der transnationalen Herausforderung, edited by D. Grimm, A. Kemmerer, and C. Möllers, 63-77. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-editor. Animal Law: Reform or Revolution? S. Stucki and L. Boscardin, co-editors. Zürich: Schulthess, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Animal Law -- A Paradigm Change." In Animal Law: Reform or Revolution?, edited by A. Peters, S Stucki, and L. Boscardin, 17-32. Zürich: Schulthess, 2015. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-author. Tierversuchsrichtlinie 2010/63/EU: Rechtgutachten zu ihrer Umsetzung in Deutschland. S. Stucki, co-author. Zürich: Schulthess, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"The Principle of "Uti Possidetis Juris": How Relevant is it for Issues of Secession?"." In Self-Determination and Secession in International Law, edited by C. Walter, A. von Ungern-Sternberg, and K. Abushov, 95-137. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-author. "The Journal of the History of International Law: A Forum for New Research." E. T. Jouannet, co-author. J. Hist. Int'l L. 16, no. 1 (2014): 1-8. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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"The Competition Between Legal Orders." Int'l L. Res. 3, no. 1 (2014): 45-65. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Recht für eine globale Weltgesellschaft: Bedingungen und Grenzen universeller Normsetzung." In Wissenschaft - Antrieb oder Ergebnis globaler Dynamik?, edited by Österreichische Forschungsgemeinschaft (Austrian Research Association), 131-60. Wien: Böhlau, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Co-editor. Les Actors à l'Ère du Constitutionnalistme Global/Actors in the Age of Global Constitutionalism. M. Devers, Ann-Marie Thévenot-Werner, and P. Zbinden, co-editors. Paris: Société de législation comparée, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Le cheminement historique des Organisations Internationales: entre Technocratie et Démocratie." In The Roots of international Law/Les Fondements du Droit International: Liber Amicorum Peter Haggenmacher, edited by P. Dupuy and V. Chetail, 487-529. Leiden and Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Konstitutionalismus als globale Errungenschaft." In Essays in Honour of the 100th Anniversary of the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law, edited by J. Delbrück et al., 127-38. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

Jenseits der Menschenrechte: Die Rechtsstellung des Individuums im Völkerrecht. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Internationale Arbeiterrechte als subjektive internationale Rechte." In Festschrift zur Emeritirung von Jean-Fritz Stöckli, edited by E. Bäni and A. Obrist, 465-92. Zürich: Dike, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Europäische Öffentlichkeit im europäischen Verfassungsprozess." In Europäische Öffentlichkeit, edited by C. Franzius and U. K. Preuß, 271-88. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Ein Europäisches Verbot der Versuche von Menschenaffen als legitime Einschränken der Forschungsfreiheit." In Verfassung und Verwaltung in Europa: Festschrift für Jürgen Schwarze zum 70. Geburtstag, edited by U. Becker et al, 201-33. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2014. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)

"Das Völkerrecht der Gebietsreferenden. Das Beispiel der Ukraine 1991-2014." Osteuropa 64 (2014): 101-33. (Special Issue: Zerrißprobe: die Ukraine: Konflikt, Krise, Krieg; Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)