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Steven Less

Dr. iur., Esq., Senior Research Fellow

less@mpil.de

Publications

Recent

  • MPIL Research Paper Series. SSRN, 2016, Nos. 1-24, 2016. (editor with Armin von Bogdandy, Anne Peters (editorial directors), Steven Less (editor-in-chief)) https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/JELJOUR_Results.cfm?form_name=journalbrowse&journal_id=2765113
  • Public International Law. A Current Bibliography of Books and Articles. Vol.41, No.1. Springer, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London, New York, Juni, 2016. (editor with Armin von Bogdandy, Anne Peters (editors), Steven Less (managing editor since 1991)) http://www.mpil.de/de/pub/publikationen/publikationen-des-instituts/pil.cfm
  • Freedom of Assembly in the United States of America (updated and enhanced version of previously published article). In: The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Europe, Anne Peters. Beiträge zum ausländischen und vergleichenden öffentlichen Recht, Band 35. Nomos Verlag in Gemeinschaft mit Hart Publishing , Baden-Baden 2016, 67-102.

Further

  • Country Report - United States of America. In: Comparative Study on National Legislation on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly. European Commission for Democracy Through Law (Venice Commission), Strasbourg 2014, 33-42.
  • International Administration of Holocaust Compensation: The International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims (ICHEIC). In: The Excercise of Public Authority by International Institutions. Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht, Band 210. Springer, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London, New York 2010, 609-658. http://www.mpil.de/inthome/shared/data/pdf/pdfbeitr/en/b210_2010_e_607_658.pdf
  • International Administration of Holocaust Compensation: The International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims (ICHEIC). In: German Law Journal (Special Issue - The Exercise of Public Authority by International Institutions) 9/11, 1651-1692 (2008). German Law Journal - Special Issue 2008
  • Country Report on the USA. In: Terrorism as a Challenge for National and International Law: Security versus Liberty?, C.Walter, S.Vöneky, V. Röben (eds.). Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht, Band 169. Springer, Heidelberg 2004, 633-731.

Teaching

WS 2017/2018

Introduction to Anglo-American Law - Public Law III

SS 2017

Introduction to Anglo-American Law - Public Law II

WS 2016-2017

Introduction to Anglo-American Law and legal terminology- Public Law I

SS 2016

Introduction to Anglo-American Law - Public Law III

WS 2015-2016

Introduction to Anglo-American Law - Public Law II

WS 2011-2012

Betreuung und Begutachtung von Magisterarbeiten (M.A. in American Studies)

Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA), Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

SS 2010

An Introduction to American Constitutional Law

SS 2009

Betreuung und Begutachtung von Magisterarbeiten (M.A. in American Studies)

Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA), Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

WS 2008/2009

An Introduction to American Constitutional Law

HCA (Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais), Mittwoch, 11:00 - 13:00Uhr

SS2007

Einführung in das anglo-amerikanische Recht und der zugehögigen Rechtssprache - Öffentliches Recht, 2 hrs.

Juristische Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg
(Introduction to Anglo-American Law and Legal Terminology - Public Law: Individual Rights and Liberties III - Due Process) HS 6 Neue Universität, Donnerstags 17:00 - 19:00 Uhr

SS 2007

Race and Racism in America: Historical and Legal Perspectives (Interdisciplinary Seminar), 2 hrs.

Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) and Historisches Seminar der Universität Heidelberg HCA, Wednesdays, 11:00-13:00

WS 2006-2007

An Introduction to American Constitutional Law

Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Masters Program, Heidelberg University

SS2006

Einführung in das anglo-amerikanische Recht Öffentliches Recht, 2 hrs.

Juristische Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg HS 6 Neue Universität, Donnerstag 17:00 - 19:00 Uhr

WS 2005-2006

An Introduction to American Constitutional Law

Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Heidelberg University

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

Mini Conference: Acknowledging the Past. The Involvement and Representation of Victims and Perpetrators in Memorialization Processes, Amsterdam, Nov. 2010, sponsored by Impunity Watch, Anne Frank House, Centrum voor Holocaust en Genocidstudies

Workshop on German Public Law with Faculty Members and Students of Tel Aviv University, Heidelberg, 30.08.2010 - 03.09.2010

Memberships

Mitglied der New Jersey Bar Association
Mitglied der New York Bar Association
Mitglied im Wissenschaflichen Beirat der Studentischen Zeitschrift für Rechtswissenschaft Heidelberg (StudZR)