Professor Laplante joined the New England Law faculty in 2013-2014, and she teaches Business and Human Rights, Public International Law, Torts, and Transitional Justice.
Professor Laplante was visiting assistant professor and Richard D. Tulisano Human Rights Fellow at the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2011-2012, and was a research fellow there in 2012-2013. She also served in 2012-2013 as the interim director of the University of Connecticut’s Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, working in consultation with Senator Christopher Dodd.
Her primary research and teaching interests are transitional justice, human rights, remedies and torts. In 2015, Professor Laplante was elected co-chair of the American Society of International Law's Transitional Justice and Rule of Law interest group.
Negotiating Reparations Rights: The Participatory and Symbolic Quotients,
19 Buff. L. Rev.
The Domestication of International Criminal Law: A Proposal for Expanding the International Criminal Court’s Sphere of Influence,
43 J. Marshall L. Rev. 681
Mediating Post-Conflict Dialogue: The Media’s Role in Transitional Justice Processes,
93 Marq. L. Rev. 203
(2009) (with Kelly Phenicie)
Outlawing Amnesty: The Return of Criminal Justice in Transitional Justice Schemes,
49 Va. J. Int'l L. 915
Out of the Conflict Zone: The Business and Development Case for Community Consent Processes in the Extractive Sector,
11 Yale Hum. Rts. & Dev. L.J. 69
(2008) (with Suzanne Spears)
On the Indivisibility of Rights: Truth Commissions, Reparations and the Right to Development,
10 Yale Hum. Rts. & Dev. L.J. 141
The Law of Remedies and the Clean Hands Doctrine: Exclusionary Reparation Policies in Peru’s Political Transition,
23 Am. U. Int'l L. Rev. 51
Transitional Justice in Times of Conflict: Colombia’s Ley de Justicia y Paz,
28 Mich. J. Int'l L. 49
(2006) (with Kimberly Theidon).
Professor Laplante can comment on the following subjects:
- Business and Human Rights
- Human Rights Law
- International Criminal Law
- International Law
- Transitional Justice