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William T. Burke

A memorial page with biographical information, obits and tributes, and lists of publications

Conference Proceedings

Some Comments on the 1958 Conventions, 53 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 197-205 (1959).

Legal Aspects of Ocean Exploitation: Status and Outlook, in Exploiting the Ocean: Transactions of the 2nd Annual MTS Conference and Exhibit, June 27-29, 1966, at 1-23 (Marine Technology Society, 1966).

Remarks [on Science and International Organization], in The Law of the Sea: National Policy Recommendations. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference of the Law of the Sea Institute, June 23-26, 1969, Kingston, Rhode Island 391-92 (Lewis M. Alexander ed., University of  Rhode Island, 1970).

Consequences for Territorial Sea Claims of Failure to Agree at the Next Law of the Sea Conference, in The Law of the Sea: A New Geneva Conference, June 21-24, 1971, Kingston, Rhode Island 37-45 (Lewis M. Alexander ed., Law of the Sea Institute, 1972).

Fisheries Issues in Law of the Sea Negotiations, in Proceedings, Fourth National Sea Grant Conference, Oct. 12-13, 1971, Madison, Wisconsin 190-99  (1971).

Consequences for Territorial Sea Claims of Failure to Agree at the Next Law of the Sea Conference, in Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference of the Law of the Sea Institute (Law of the Sea Institute, 1972).

International Fishery Policies in Law of the Sea Negotiations, in Local Impacts of the Law of the Sea: Proceedings of a Conference, Oct. 10-12, 1972, Seattle 23-31 (University of Washington, Division of Marine Resources, 1973).

Technical Assistance in Marine Sciences, in U.S. Marine Scientific Research Assistance to Foreign States: Proceedings of a Conference 41-46 (2d ed. National Academy of Sciences, 1975).

Modes of Establishing Exclusive Economic Zones, in Law of the Sea: Conference Outcomes and Problems of Implementation. Proceedings of the Law of the Sea Institute Tenth Annual Conference, June 22-25, 1976, Kingston, Rhode Island 22-25 (Edward Miles & John King Gamble, Jr. eds., Ballinger Publishing Co., 1977).

Commentary [on Terrin Child, Enforcement of 200 Mile Exclusive Economic Zone Claims over Living Marine Resources in Southeast Asia], in Law of the Sea: State Practice in Zones of Special Jurisdiction. Proceedings of the Law of the Sea Thirteenth Annual Conference, Oct. 15-18, 1979, Mexico City 468-80 and discussion, 471-86 (Law of the Sea Institute, 1980).

Commentary [on papers on Problems of Cooperation in Marine Scientific Research in the Pacific Basin], in The Law of the Sea and Ocean Development Issues in the Pacific Basin: Proceedings of the Law of the Sea Fifteenth Annual Conference, Oct. 5-8, 1981, Honolulu 602-04 (Edward L. Miles & Scott Allen eds., Law of the Sea Institute, 1982).

Commentary [on Costs and Benefits of Not Participating in the Treaty], in The United States Without the Law of the Sea Treaty: Opportunities and Costs. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference, June 12-15, 1983, Kingston, Rhode Island 73-84, 113-15 ( University of Rhode Island, Center for Ocean Management Studies, Time Press, 1983).

The Law of the Sea Convention and Fishing Practices of Nonsignatories, with Special Reference to the United States, in Consensus and Confrontation: The United States and the Law of the Sea. A Workshop of the Law of the Sea Institute, Jan. 9-13, 1984, Honolulu 314-37 (Jon. M. Van Dyke ed., Law of the Sea Institute, 1985).

Changes Made in the Rules of Navigation and Maritime Trade by the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea, in The Developing Order of the Oceans: Proceedings of the Law of the Sea Institute Eighteenth Annual Conference, Oct. 24-27, 1984, San Francisco 662-77 (Robert B. Krueger & Stefan A. Risenfeld eds., Law of the Sea Institute, 1985).

[Comments] Law of the Sea: Customary Norms and Conventional Rules, 81 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 102-03 (1987).

Threats to the Public Order of the Oceans, in International Navigation: Rocks and Shoals Ahead? Workshop of the Law of the Sea Institute, Jan. 13-15, 1986, Honolulu (Law of the Sea Institute, 1988).

Contemporary Developments Affecting Navigation Rights in the Law of the Sea, in The Law of the Sea: What Lies Ahead? Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Law of the Sea Institute, July 21-24, 1986, Miami 141-49 (Thomas A. Clingan, Jr. ed., Law of the Sea Institute, 1988).

"Customary Law as Reflected in the LOS Convention": A Slippery Formula, in The International Implications of Extended Maritime Jurisdiction in the Pacific: Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Law of the Sea Institute, Aug. 3-6, 1987, Honolulu 402-09 (John P. Craven, Jan Schneider & Carol Stimson eds., Law of the Sea Institute, 1989).

Commentary [on papers on Marine Scientific Research], in Implementation of the Law of the Sea Convention Through International Institutions: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Law of the Sea Institute, June 12-15, 1989, Noorwijkaanzee, the Netherlands 539-41 (Alfred H.A. Soons ed., Law of the Sea Institute, 1990).

Banquet speech, in Implementation of the Law of the Sea Convention Through International Institutions: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Law of the Sea Institute, June 12-15, 1999, Noorwijkaanzee, the Netherlands 707-13 (Alfred H.A. Soons ed., Law of the Sea Institute, 1990).

Edward L. Miles & William T. Burke, Pressures on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 1982 Arising from New Fisheries Conflicts: The Problem of Straddling Stocks, in Moscow Symposium on the Law of the Sea: Proceedings of a Workshop, Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 1988, Madison, Wisconsin 217-38 (Law of the Sea Institute, 1991).

State Practice, New Ocean Uses, and Ocean Governance under UNCLOS, in Ocean Governance: Strategies and Approaches for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the Law of the Sea Institute Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference, July 11-14, 1996, Honolulu 219-34 (Thomas A. Mensah ed., Law of the Sea Institute, 1996).