Haley S. Anderson


hsanderson@berkeley.edu | Website

Doctoral Candidate in Jurisprudence and Social Policy

Law & Philosophy

In addition to being a PhD candidate in Jurisprudence and Social Policy, Haley is a postgraduate fellow at Just Security. She holds a JD from NYU, where she was a managing editor of the N.Y.U. Law Review, scholar at the Institute of International Law and Justice, co-president of the International Law Society, and recipient of the John Bruce Moore Award for excellence in law and philosophy. After receiving her JD, Haley worked for the Permanent Mission of Mozambique to the United Nations in Geneva, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP, and Oxford University Press, among others. Her research interests include civil procedure, the history and philosophy of international law, sovereign immunity, and atrocity crimes.

Juris Doctor, New York University School of Law & Bachelor of Arts, University of Virginia (Russian & East European Studies; Interdisciplinary Studies in "Artistic Policy")


  • Procedural Sovereign Distinction57 VAND. J. TRANSNAT'L L. 469 (2024).
  • Culpability in Atrocity and the Role of Complicit Observer, 37 TEMPLE INT'L & COMP. L.J. ___ (2024).
  • Russia Continues Pressing Sovereignty Claims in the Yukos Award Saga, TRANSNAT’L LITIG. BLOG (Jan. 25, 2024), https://tlblog.org/russia-continues-pressing-sovereignty-claims-in-the-y....
  • Missouri’s COVID Suit Against China Revived, TRANSNAT’L LITIG. BLOG (Jan. 17, 2024), https://tlblog.org/missouris-covid-suit-against-china-revived/.
  • North Sea Continental Shelf Cases, in GLOBAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TERRITORIAL RIGHTS (Michael Kocsis, Kevin W. Gray, Costas Laoutides, Laura Lo Coco, Lavonna L. Lovern, Nick C. Sagos & Katrinka Somdahl-Sands eds., 2022).
  • Why Them? On the U.S. Sanctions Against Int’l Criminal Court Officials, JUST SECURITY (Sept. 2, 2020).
  • The Significance of the Supreme Court’s Opati Decision for States and Companies Sued for Terrorism in U.S. Courts, JUST SECURITY (May 19, 2020).
  • Historic Condemnation of the Destruction of Cultural Heritage at the International Criminal Court: The Case of Prosecutor v. Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, ABA-SIL A&CHL (2017).
  • Resuscitating a Holocaust Restitution Claim: Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, 52 ABA/SIL YIR 429 (2018).