Jiri Toman

Professor of Law

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Professor Toman has had extensive experience academically and legally in the fields of international and humanitarian law. A member of several international associations and on the editorial boards of several journals, Toman has published numerous studies, books, and articles in the fields of international law, human rights, humanitarian law, economic law, disaster relief law, and criminal law.

Prior to joining the Santa Clara University School of Law faculty, Professor Toman taught at the School of Economics and School of Law at Charles University in Prague, the University of Geneva, and was a visiting professor at Santa Clara University, George Washington University, and Université de Franche-Compté in Besançon. He has lectured at the Universities of Birmingham, Cambridge, London, Oxford, Pisa, Uppsala, Virginia, Waseda, and Yale; organized regional seminars on international law and criminal law in Africa and Latin America; and was consultant to several international and regional organizations, including UNESCO, UNDRO, UNCTAD, and the United Nations Center for Human Rights, Council of Europe.

Education

JUDr, Charles University, Prague, 1966

Ph.D., University of Geneva, 1981

Areas of Specialization

Legal Aspects of War, Humanitarian Law, International Organizations, Seminar in International Human Rights, International Law

Affiliations and Honors

  • Foreign Member (Academician), Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, 1994 – present
  • Director, Henry Dunant Institute in Geneva, Research and Training Center for Red Cross, 1969-1998

Bibliography

Books

Cultural Property in War: Improvement in Protection: Commentary on the 1999 Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict. UNESCO Publishing (2009) | Link to Library Catalog

Protección de los Bienes Culturales en Caso de Conflicto Armado: Comentario Sobre la Convencion y el Protocolo de la Haya del 14 de mayo de 194 para la Proteccion de los Bienes Culturales en caso de conflicto armado, asi como Sobre Otros Instrumentos de Drecho Internacional Relativos a Esta Proteccion. UNESCO (2004) | Link to Library Catalog

The Laws of Armed Conflicts: A Collection of Conventions, Resolutions and Other Documents Schindler and Toman, editors. 4th revised and completed edition. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers (2004) | Link to Library Catalog

Rossiia i Krasnyi Krest, 1917-1945: Krasnyi Krest v Revoliutsionnom Gosudarstve: Deiatelnost MKKK v Rossii Posle Oktiabrskoi Revoliutsii 1917 Goda. Mezhdunarodnyi kom-t krasnogo kresta (1998) | Link to Library Catalog

Family Reunification: Selected Documents edited with Egger. Henry Dunant Institute (1997) | Link to Library Catalog

La Russie et la Croix-Rouge (1917-1945): La Croix-Rouge dans un Etat Révolutionnaire et l'Action du CICR en Russie Après la Révolution d'Octobre 1917. Institut Henry-Dunant (1997) | Link to Library Catalog

L'Union Soviétique et le Droit des Conflits Armés. (Thèse presentée a l'Universitaire de Geneve pour l'obtention du grade de Docteur des sciences politiques.) (1997) (Thèse No. 344. Soutenu le 15 juillet 1981 a l'Institut universitaire de hautes etudes internationales) | Link to Library Catalog

Droit des Conflits Armés: Recueil des Conventions, Résolutions et Autres Documents with Schindler. Comite de la Croix-Rouge: Institut Henry-Dunant (1996) | Link to Library Catalog

The Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict: Commentary on the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its Protocol, Signed on 14 May, 1954 in the Hague, and on Other Instruments of International Law Concerning Such Protection. Aldershot (1996) | Link to Library Catalog

La Protection des Biens Culturels en Cas de Conflit Armé: Commentaire de la Convention et du Protocole de La Haye du 14 Mai 1954 pour la Protection des Biens Culturels en Cas de Conflit Armé Ainsi que d'Autres Instruments de Droit International Relatifs à Cette Protection. Editions UNESCO (1994) | Link to Library Catalog

The Laws of Armed Conflicts: A Collection of Conventions, Resolutions, and Other Documents edited with Schindler. 3rd edition, revised and completed. M. Nijhoff (1988) | Link to Library Catalog

International Dimensions of Humanitarian Law. Henry Dunant Insitute (1988) (Editor of English, French, Russian and Spanish versions) | Link to Library Catalog

Index of International Humanitarian Law Solf and Roach, editors. Revised and extended edition of Jiri Toman's Index of the Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims of 12 August 1949. International Committee of the Red Cross (1987) | Link to Library Catalog

Bibliography of International Humanitarian Law, Applicable in Armed Conflicts with Huong. 2nd edition, revised and updated. International Committee of the Red Cross & Henry Dunant Institute (1987) | Link to Library Catalog

Bibliography of International Humanitarian Law, Applicable in Armed Conflicts with Huong. 2nd edition. Henri Dunant Institute (1986)

Grotius et l'Ordre Juridique International: Travaux du Colloque Hugo Grotius, Geneve, 10-11 Novembre 1983. Dufour, Haggenmacher and Toman, editors. Payot (1985) | Link to Library Catalog

The Spirit of Uppsala: Proceedings of the Joint UNITAR-Uppsala University Seminar on International Law and Organization for a New World Order (JUS 81), Uppsala 9-18 June 1981. Edited with Grahl-Madsen. W. de Gruyter (1984) | Link to Library Catalog

The Classics of International Law. Edited reprints of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace collections originally published under the direction of James Brown Scott (1911-1950). Institut Henry-Dunant (1983) (Works published: E. de Vattell, Le Droit des Gens: Ou Principes de la Loi Naturelle) | Link to Library Catalog

The Laws of Armed Conflicts: A Collection of Conventions, Resolutions and Other Documents edited with Schindler. 2nd revised and completed edition. Henry Dunant Institute (1981) | Link to Library Catalog

International Humanitarian Law: Basic Bibliography with Huong. Henry Dunant Institute (1979) | Link to Library Catalog

Bibliography of International Humanitarian Law, Applicable in Armed Conflicts with Huong. Henry Dunant Institute (1979) | Link to Library Catalog

Bibliographie Selective sur la Violence et les Actes de Terrorisme. Henry Dunant Institute (1976)

Index of the Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims of 12 August 1949. Preface by Pierre Boissier. A. W. Sijthoff (1973) (Translated into Korean by Choe and Chu, 1976) | Link to Library Catalog

The Laws of Armed Conflicts: A Collection of Conventions, Resolutions and Other Documents with Schindler. Henry Dunant Institute (1973) | Link to Library Catalog

Mise en Oeuvre Nationale: Europe du Centre et de l'Est. [s.n.] (1972) | Link to Library Catalog

Flash Information on Ninety-Four Countries: Demographic, Economic, Health and Cultural indicators with Segesvary. Henry Dunant Institute (1970) | Link to Library Catalog

Manuel de la Terminologie Juridique Française. 3rd edition, revised and completed. Statní pedagogické nakladatelstv (1964)

Manuel de la Terminologie Juridique Française. 2nd edition. Statní pedagogické nakladateslstv (1962)

Manuel de la Terminologie Juridique Française. Statní pedagogické nakladatelstv (1959)

Book Chapters

The Road to the 1999 Second Protocol in Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflict: An Insight into the 1999 Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict. van Woudenberg and Lijnzaad, editors. Martinus Nijhoff (2010) | Link to Library Catalog

The 1954 Hague Convention and Its First Protocol: Genesis and History in Seminario Regional: Protección de los Bienes Culturales en Caso de Conflicto Armado. Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Comercio Internacional y Culto de la República Argentina (2006)

Hague Convention: A Decisive Step Taken by the International Community in Protection and Restitution: The 1954 Hague Convention and Related Issues of Restitution and Return. UNESCO (2005) (Also published at 57 (no.228) Museum International 7-31 (2005)) | Link to Library Catalog

Quasi-Legal Standards and Guidelines for Protecting Human Rights in Guide to International Human Rights Practice. Hannum, editor. 3rd edition. Transnational Publishers (1999) | Link to Library Catalog

The Role of the Public Prosecution Office in the Criminal Field in The Role of the Public Prosecution Office in a Democratic Society. Council of Europe (1997) (Demo-Droit/Themis ; no.2) | Link to Library Catalog

The Treatment of Prisoners: Development of Legal Instruments and Quasi-Legal Standards in The Living Law of Nations: Essays on Refugees, Minorities, Indigenous Peoples, and the Human Rights of Other Vulnerable Groups: In Memory of Atle Grahl-Madsen. Alfredsson and Macalister-Smith, editors. N.P. Engel (1996) | Link to Library Catalog

Quasi-Legal Standards and Guidelines for Protecting the Human Rights in Guide to International Human Rights Practice. Hannum, editor. 2nd edition. University of Pennsylvania Press (1992) | Link to Library Catalog

Developing an International Policy Against Terrorism in International Terrorism: Policy Implications. Flood, editor. University of Illinois at Chicago (1991) | Link to Library Catalog

Protection of Human Life and Dignity by the Red Cross in Time of Peace: Law and Policy in International Protection of Refugees: The Issues of Human Rights and Human Dignity. Fontaine, editor. Humanitarian Law Institute (1991) (Seminar on International Humanitarian Law (11th: 1990: Seoul)) | Link to Library Catalog

La Protection des Biens Culturels en Cas de Conflit Armé Non International in Im Dienst an der Gemeinschaft: Festschrift für Dietrich Schindler zum 65. Geburtstag. Haller, editor. Verlag Helbing & Lichtenhahn (1989) | Link to Library Catalog

Towards a Disaster Relief Law: Legal Aspects of Disaster Relief Operations in Assisting the Victims of Armed Conflict and Other Disasters. Kalshoven, editor. M. Nijhoff (1989) | Link to Library Catalog

La Protezione dei Beni Culturali in Caso di Conflitto Armato in Ricerca Sulla Diffusione e lo Stato di Applicazione Della Convenzione Dell'aya del 1954 Nell Realta' Italiana. Club Unesco di Torino (1989)

Sotsialisticheskie Srany i Zakony Vooruzhennykh Konfliktov in Sovremennye voiny -Gumanitarnye problemy . Doklad dlya Nezavisimoi Komissii po Mezhdunarodnym Gumanitarnym Voprosam. Mezhdunarodnye Otnosheniya (1988)

La Conception Soviétique du Conflit Armé Non International in Völkerrecht im Dienste des Menschen: Festschrift für Hans Haug. Hangartner and Treschel, editors. Paul Haupt (1986) | Link to Library Catalog

The Socialist Countries and the Laws of Armed Conflict in Modern Wars: The Humanitarian Challenge: A Report for the Independent Commission on International Humanitarian Issues. Zed Books (1986) | Link to Library Catalog

Les Pays Socialistes et le Droit des Conflits Armés in La Guerre Aujourd'hui: Défi Humanitaire: Rapport de la Commission Indépendante sur les Questions Humanitaires. Présenté par Bedjaoui. Berger-Levrault (1986) | Link to Library Catalog

Quasi-Legal Standards and Guidelines for Protecting the Human Rights of Detained Persons in Guide to International Human Rights Practice. Hannum, editor. University of Pennsylvania Press (1984) | Link to Library Catalog

La Protection des Biens Culturels dan les Conflits Armés Internationaux: Cadre Juridique et Institutionnel in Etudes et Essais sur le Droit International Humanitaire et sur les Principes de la Croix-Rouge en l'Honneur de Jean Pictet = Studies and Essays on International Humanitarian Law and Red Cross Principles in Honour of Jean Pictet. Swinarski, editor. Martinus Nijhoff (1984) | Link to Library Catalog

Les Pays Socialistes et le Droit des Conflits Armés in Etudes des Suggestions des Pays Socialistes et de la Doctrine de Droit International Concernant le Développement Futur du Droit International Humanitaire Applicable dans les Conflits Armés. La Commission Indépendant sur les Questions Humanitaires (1983) | Link to Library Catalog

Right to Leave and to Return in Eastern Europe in The Right to Leave and to Return: Papers and Recommendations of the International Colloquium Held in Uppsala, Sweden, 19-20 June 1972. Vasak and Liskofsky, editors with the assistance of Marks, Axelsson, and McCarthy. American Jewish Committee (1976) (Co-sponsored by the Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, the International Institute of Human Rights, Uppsala University, Faculty of Law.) | Link to Library Catalog

Terrorism and the Regulation of Armed Conflicts in International Terrorism and Political Crimes. Bassiouni, editor. Thomas (1975) | Link to Library Catalog

Conception Soviétique des Guerres de Libération Nationale in Current Problems of International Law: Essays on U.N. Law and on the Law of Armed Conflict. Cassese, editor. A. Giuffre (1975) | Link to Library Catalog

Articles

The Protection of Cultural Heritage in Emergencies: The Response of International Law, 14 Prince Claus Fund Journal 88-97 (2006) | Link to Full Text

The Status of Al Qaeda/Taliban Detainees Under the Geneva Conventions, 32 Israel Yearbook on Human Rights 271-304 (2002)

Konstytucyjna i Ustawowa Pozycja Prokuratury w Panstwach - Czlonkach Rady Europy (Statut Constitutionnel et Juridique des Ministères Publics Dany les Pays Membres du Conseil de l'Europe), 1997 Prokuratura i Prawo 7-22 (May 1997)

Disaster Relief Operations and Law, 1990 International Geneva Yearbook 70-88 (1990)

Right to Leave and to Return in Eastern Europe, 5 Israel Yearbook on Human Rights 276-321 (1975) (Reprinted in The Right to Leave and to Return: Papers and Recommendations of the International Colloquium Held in Uppsala, Sweden, 19-20 June 1972 / [co-sponsored by] the Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, the International Institute of Human Rights, Uppsala University, Faculty of Law; edited by Vasak and Liskofsky, with the assistance of Marks, Axelsson, and McCarthy. American Jewish Committee (1976)) | Link to Library Catalog

Book Reviews

La Diplomatie de la Detente: La CSCE, 1973-1989, 21 International Journal of Legal Information 75-77 (1993) | Link to Digital Commons | Link to Library Catalog

Other

Plusieurs titres du Droit International Humanitaire entries in Dictionnaire de Droit International Public. Salmon, editor Bruylant (2001) | Link to Library Catalog

Au Service de la Paix, Federic de Martens et les conférences internationales de la paix de 1899 et 1907: Biographie d'un Juriste et Diplomate Russe. By Pustogarov. Preface and editing of the translation by Toman Ecole de Traduction et d'Interpretation de l'Université (1999) | Link to Library Catalog

Introduction: Seminar for Heads of Penitentiary Administrations of the African Countries Prigione in Africa: Seminario per i Capi delle Amministrazioni Penitenziarie dei Paesi Africani: Papers. Ministero Di Grazia E Giustizia (1988) (Series: Quaderni - Ufficio studi richerche e documentazione della direzione generale per gli Istituti di Preventione e Pena ; 22) | Link to Library Catalog

The Plans of the International Red Cross in the Event of Emergency Situations Xth International Course of Higher Specialization for Police Forces: Under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King of Belgians. INBEL (1988)

Promotion, Protection and Restoration of Human Rights at National, Regional and International Level: The Right of Everyone to Leave Any Country, Including His Own, and to Return to His Country: Analysis of the Current Trends and Developments Regarding the Right to Leave Any Country Including One's Own, and to Return to One's Own Country, and Some Other Rights or Considerations Arising Therefrom: Final Report. Prepared by Mubanga-Chipoya United Nations (1988) (Consultant to the Rapporteur) (United Nations document: E/CN.4/sub.2/1988/35) | Link to Library Catalog | Link to Full Text

International law articles in Ekonomická Encyklopedie [Economic Encyclopedia]. Svoboda (1972) | Link to Library Catalog

Currently Teaching:

Spring 2014