Don Wallace, Jr.


Chairman, International Law Institute, Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor

B.A., Yale; LL.B., Harvard

Professor Wallace specializes in the fields of international law and foreign affairs. In the spring of 1995 he began teaching, with adjunct professor Lee Liberman...

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Professor Wallace specializes in the fields of international law and foreign affairs. In the spring of 1995 he began teaching, with adjunct professor Lee Liberman Otis, a new seminar: Conservatism in Law and Politics in America; currently he teaches Constitutional Aspects of Foreign Affairs with Ken Lazarus, former Deputy Counsel to President Ford and Dean McGrath, former deputy chief of staff to Vice President Cheney; and Investor-State Dispute Settlement with Mark Bravin, a partner of Winston & Strawn  and Borzu Sabahi, an associate of Curtis Mallet and co-director of the International Investment Law Center of the International Law Institute. His latest writings include Regulating Public Procurement: National/International Perspectives (with Sue Arrowsmith and John Linarelli), International Business and Economics: Law and Policy (with Professors Paul Stephan and Julie Roin), Transnational Corporations and Legal Issues (vol. 19 in the United Nations Library on Transnational Corporations) (with Seymour J. Rubin), A Lawyers Guide to International Business Transactions, Dear Mr. President: The Needed Turnaround in America's International Economic Affairs. and Investor-State Arbitration  (with Christopher Dugan, Noah D. Rubins and Borzu Sabahi).

Professor Wallace was the Regional Legal Advisor for the Middle East and Deputy Assistant General Counsel to AID in the Department of State from 1962-66, a founding board member of the International Development Law Organization in Rome, and has been the head of the International Law Institute since 1970. He chaired the Advisory Committee on World Trade and Technology to the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress from 1976-79, and is currently a member of the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Private International Law, a U.S. Delegate to UNCITRAL, and a correspondent of UNIDROIT and the vice president of the UNIDROIT Foundation in Rome. He has also been chair of the Section of International Law and Practice of the American Bar Association and a member of the ABA House of Delegates. Recent and current activities also include assisting Rwanda with the preparation of its constitution and commercial law, teaching in China, directing a research and exchange project with Russia, serving on boards involving academic activities in Egypt, in Indonesia, in Serbia and in Bulgaria, the advisory board of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative (ROLI), and serving as national chair of Law Professors for Bush and Quayle in 1988 and 1992, co-chair of Law Professors for Dole and Kemp in 1996, and during the 2000 campaign member; board of governers, Republican National Lawyers Association. He has been on the roster of World Trade Organization (WTO) panelists.

Revolution in the International Rule of Law: Essays in Honor of Don Wallace, Jr. (Sabahi, Birch, Laird, Rivas eds., Juris Publishing 2014)

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Recent Scholarship

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Conservatism in Law in America (Don Wallace, Jr. & Dean McGrath eds., forthcoming).   

Books

  • Introduction to Turkish Law (Don Wallace, Jr. & Tugrul Ansay eds., Alphen aan den Rijn, Neth.: Kluwer Law International 6th ed. 2011).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Christopher Dugan, Noah Rubins & Borzu Sabahi, Investor-State Arbitration (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Don Wallace, Jr., Don Wallace's Very Brief "Friendly Disagreement" with Tony Perez's Piece, 12 Geo. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 873-874 (2014).    [HEIN]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Christopher Yukins & Jeffrey Marburg-Goodman, International Procurement, 43 Int'l Law. 571-575 (2009).    [W]
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All Scholarship 1986 - Present

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Conservatism in Law in America (Don Wallace, Jr. & Dean McGrath eds., forthcoming).   

Books

  • Introduction to Turkish Law (Don Wallace, Jr. & Tugrul Ansay eds., Alphen aan den Rijn, Neth.: Kluwer Law International 6th ed. 2011).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Christopher Dugan, Noah Rubins & Borzu Sabahi, Investor-State Arbitration (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Christopher Dugan & Noah Rubins, Investor-State Arbitration: The Pratice of Investment-Related Dispute Resolution Under International Treaties (New York: Oceana 2006).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Investor-State Arbitration (New York: Oceana 2005).   
  • Introduction to Turkish Law (Don Wallace, Jr. & Tugrul Ansay eds., The Hague: Kluwer Law International 5th ed. 2005).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Paul B. Stephan & Julie A. Roin, International Business and Economics: Law and Policy (Newark, N.J.: LexisNexis 3d ed. 2004).    [BOOK]
  • Introduction to Turkish Law (Don Wallace, Jr. & Tugrul Ansay eds., The Hague: Kluwer Law International 4th ed. 2003).   
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Sue Arrowsmith & John Linarelli, Regulating Public Procurement: National and International Perspectives (The Hague: Kluwer Law International 2000).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Don Wallace, Jr., Don Wallace's Very Brief "Friendly Disagreement" with Tony Perez's Piece, 12 Geo. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 873-874 (2014).    [HEIN]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Christopher Yukins & Jeffrey Marburg-Goodman, International Procurement, 43 Int'l Law. 571-575 (2009).    [W]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Christopher Yukins, Jason Matechak & Jeffrey Marburg-Goodman, International Procurement, 40 Int'l Law. 337-349 (2006).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., UNCITRAL: Reform of the Model Procurement Law, 35 Pub. Cont. L.J. 485-493 (2006).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Introductory Note to Certified Award to Claimant Maria Victoria Altmann, (Claims Resolution Tribunal, In Re Holocaust Victim Assets Litigation, Case No. CV96-4849), 44 Int'l Legal Materials 1304-1306 (2005).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Complex Legal Systems: Developing Nations and Modern Law, The Politic (Yale), Nov. 1, 2003.    [WWW]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Host Country Legislation: A Necessary Condition?, 24 Fordham Int'l L.J. 1396-1401 (2001).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., In Memoriam: Joseph Parker Griffin, 31 Law & Pol'y Int'l Bus. 219-220 (2000).    [HEIN]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., State Responsibility for Denial of Substantive and Procedural Justice Under NAFTA Chapter Eleven, 23 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 393-408 (2000).    [HEIN] [W]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., UNCITRAL Draft Legislative Guide on Privately Financed Infrastructure: Achievement and Prospects, 8 Tul. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 283-297 (2000).    [HEIN] [W]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Don Wallace, Jr., International Harmonization of Commercial Law, in Festschrift für Norbert Horn zum 70. Geburtstag am 18. August 2006 (Klaus P. Berger ed., Berlin, F.R.G.: De Gruyter Rechtswissenschaften 2006).   
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Ironies of Foreign Direct Investment Protection: The Privatization of Dispute Settlement and Public Protest, in Festschrift Liber Amicorum Tugrul Ansay zum 75. Geburtstag/In Honour of His 75th Birthday (Sabih Arkan & Aynur Yongalik eds., Alphen aan den Rijn, Neth.: Kluwer Law International 2006).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., The Nostalgic Citizen, the Omnipresent State, and the Difficult Emergence of Capitalism in the Provision of Public Services, in Liber Memorialis Petar Sarcevic: Universalism, Tradition, and the Individual 531-541 (J. Erauw, V. Tomljenovi & P. Volken eds., München, F.R.G.: Sellier. European Law Publishers 2006).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Fair and Equitable Treatment and Denial of Justice: From Chattin v. Mexico and Loewen v. USA, in International Investment Law and Arbitration: Leading Cases From the ICSID, NAFTA, Bilateral Treaties, and Customary International Law 669-700 (Todd Weiler ed., London: Cameron May 2005).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Private Capital and Infrastructure: Tragic? Useful and Pleasant? Inevitable?, in Privatising Development: Transnational Law, Infrastructure and Human Rights 131-146 (Michael B. Likosky ed., Leiden, Neth.: Martin Nijhoff Publishers 2005).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Case Study Under NAFTA: Lessons for the Wise?, in Arbitrating Foreign Investment Disputes: Procedural and Substantive Legal Aspects 237-264 (Norbert Horn ed., The Hague: Kluwer Law International 2004).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Foreword, in Transnational Business Law: A Development Law Perspective xiii (Rumu Sarkar ed., The Hague: Kluwer Law International 2003).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., World Trading System, the WTO and Dispute Settlement, and Arab and Islamic Countries, in Strengthening Relations with Arab and Islamic Countries Through International Law: E-Commerce, the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism, and Foreign Investment 251-259 (International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbritration ed., The Hague: Kluwer Law International 2002).    [BOOK]
  • Don Wallace, Jr., Creating Law in Changing Societies: The Case of Law for Privately Financed Infrastructure Projects, in Liber Amicorum Ibrahim F.I. Shihata: International Finance and Development Law 827-838 (Ibrahim F.I. Shishata, Sabine Schlemmer-Schulte & Keyong Dong eds., The Hague: Kluwer Law International 2001).    [BOOK]

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

  • Brief for William E. Brock and John McCain; Hispanic Republican Caucus; and University Law Professors Lynn A. Baker, Gordon Brewster Baldwin, Viet D. Dinh, Lino A. Graglia, Douglas W. Kmiec, Paul F. Rothstein, Roy A. Schotland, Charles A. Shanor, and Don Wallace Jr., as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondents, California Democratic Party v. Jones, No. 99-401 (U.S. Mar. 30, 2000).    [W] [Gtown Law]

Congressional Testimony

  • U.S. Adherence to the Berne Convention: Hearing Before the S. Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks of the S. Comm. on the Judiciary, 99th Cong., Apr. 15, 1986 (Statement of Don Wallace, Jr.) (CIS-No.: 87-S521-23).   
  • Legislation on Foreign Claims: Hearing Before the H. Subcomm. on Int'l Econ. Policy & Trade of the H. Comm. on Foreign Aff., 99th Cong., Sept. 11, 16, 1986 (Statement of Don Wallace, Jr.) (CIS-No.: 87-H381-9).   

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • Don Wallace, Jr., Christopher R. Yukins & Jason P. Matechak, UNCITRAL Model Law: Rerforming Electronic Procurement, Reverse Auctions, and Framework Contracts, Procurement Law, Winter 2005, at 12-15.    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • Don Wallace, Jr. & Christopher R. Yukins, UNCITRAL's Modern Procurement Law: Changes on the Horizon, 81 Fed. Cont. Rep. 323 (2004).    [W]
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In the News

"Mitchell Silberberg Nabs Icon For Int'l Arbitration Practice," coverage by Law 360, November 17, 2016, featuring Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor Don Wallace, Jr.

EPA’s actions put US commitment to rule of law under scrutiny,” a piece co-authored by Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor Don Wallace, The Hill, April 20, 2016.

"’Judicial independence lost’ as HSYK fires judge and 4 prosecutors," coverage in Today's Zaman, May 13, 2015, featuring Professor Emeritus Don Wallace.

"Special advocate at FISA court would pass Constitutional muster," The Hill, September 17, 2014, an article by Professor Emeritus Don Wallace Jr.

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"Mitchell Silberberg Nabs Icon For Int'l Arbitration Practice," coverage by Law 360, November 17, 2016, featuring Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor Don Wallace, Jr.

EPA’s actions put US commitment to rule of law under scrutiny,” a piece co-authored by Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor Don Wallace, The Hill, April 20, 2016.

"’Judicial independence lost’ as HSYK fires judge and 4 prosecutors," coverage in Today's Zaman, May 13, 2015, featuring Professor Emeritus Don Wallace.

"Special advocate at FISA court would pass Constitutional muster," The Hill, September 17, 2014, an article by Professor Emeritus Don Wallace Jr.

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