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International Law: Selected Documents, Seventh Edition

Barry E. Carter, Allen S. Weiner, Duncan B. Hollis


  • ISBN: 9781454875659

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    International Law: Selected Documents, Seventh Edition

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    Publication Date: 11/2/2018
    Copyright: 2018
    Paperback: 9781454875659

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    Summary of Contents

    Chapter 1. What Is International Law?

    Chapter 2. Creating Legal and Nonlegal Norms: Treaties, Customary Law, Activities of International Organizations, and Private Norm-Creation

    Chapter 3. The Relationship Between International and Domestic Legal Systems: The Case of the United States

    Chapter 4. International Dispute Resolution

    Chapter 5. States, International Organizations, and Other Major International Entities

    Chapter 6. Jurisdiction: The Allocation of Legal Authority Among States

    Chapter 7. Foreign Sovereign Immunity and the Act of State Doctrine

    Chapter 8. International Human Rights and State Responsibility for Injuries to Aliens

    Chapter 9. Law of the Sea

    Chapter 10. International Environmental Law

    Chapter 11. Use of Force and Arms Control

    Chapter 12. International Criminal Law

  • Author Information

    Allen S. Weiner

    Allen S. Weiner is Senior Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School, where he serves as Director of the Program in International and Comparative Law. He is also Director of the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation and the Stanford Humanitarian Program. His research and teaching focus on the fields of international security, international conflict resolution, and humanitarian law. In the realm of international security, his work spans such issues as international law and the response to the contemporary security threats, the relationship between international and domestic law in the context of armed conflict, the law of war, just war theory, and international criminal law (including transitional justice). In the realm of international conflict resolution, his highly multidisciplinary work analyzes the barriers to resolving intractable political conflicts. In the humanitarian realm, Senior Lecturer Weiner pursues projects in collaboration with practitioners to develop solutions to humanitarian challenges, including those that intersect with technology. Weiner’s scholarship is deeply informed by experience; he practiced international law in the U.S. Department of State, in the Office of the Legal Adviser in Washington, DC, and the Office of the Legal Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in The Hague, for more than a decade before joining the Stanford faculty, advising government policymakers, participating in international negotiations, and representing the United States in litigation before international courts and tribunals.

    Barry E. Carter

    Professor Carter has an extensive background in international trade and business, U.S. and international law, and foreign policy. In 2006 he received Georgetown Law’s excellence in teaching award. Mr. Carter also teaches frequently in other countries.
    He returned to Georgetown in 1996 after over three years as the Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration. He implemented and enforced a variety of trade and nonproliferation laws, and he also helped reorganize his 370-person Bureau. Mr. Carter also served during that time as the U.S. vice chair to Secretary of Defense William Perry on bilateral defense conversion committees with Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and other countries to help eliminate the nuclear weapons in Kazakhstan and Ukraine and to secure nuclear and other dangerous materials in several countries. He also served on committees with China.

    Before entering the government, Mr. Carter had been a Georgetown professor since 1979 and was Executive Director of the American Society of International Law during 1992-93. He was a visiting law professor at Stanford in 1990. He served as a senior counsel on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Activities in 1975. He was a Fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in 1972. A member of Dr. Henry Kissinger’s National Security Council staff from 1970?72, he worked on nuclear arms negotiations and other foreign policy matters. While an Army officer, he was a program analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He has also been a trial and appellate lawyer in private practice in California and Washington, D.C.
    Mr. Carter, a native Californian, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University, received a master's degree in economics and public policy from Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and graduated from Yale Law School, where he was the Projects Editor of the Yale Law Journal.

    Prof. Carter's book on International Economic Sanctions: Improving the Haphazard U.S. Legal Regime (Cambridge Univ. Press: 1988) received the 1989 annual award from the American Society of International Law (ASIL) for the outstanding new book on international law subjects. He is the co-author of the widely-used casebook on International Law (Aspen: 5th ed. 2007) and the editor of the accompanying Selected Documents (Aspen: 9th ed. 2009). He has also written chapters in books as well as publishing articles in the California Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Scientific American, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and other periodicals.
    He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Law Institute, the American Bar Association, and ASIL. He is on the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy, the advisory council of a major insurance company, and was on the board of directors of a U.S. international trading company. He has served on two binational arbitration panels that reviewed Chapter 19 trade matters under the North American Free Trade Agreement. He has also been the Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Defense Budget Project and the Vice President of the Arms Control Association.

    Duncan B. Hollis

    Duncan B. Hollis is Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law at Temple Law School, co-director of Temple University’s Institute for Law, Innovation & Technology (iLIT), and a co-convenor (with Professor Dapo Akande) of The Oxford Process on International Law Protections in Cyberspace. His scholarship engages with issues of international law, with a particular emphasis on treaties, norms, and other forms of international regulation. He is the editor of the The Oxford Guide to Treaties (OUP, 2nd ed., 2020), the first edition of which was awarded a 2013 American Society of International Law Certificate of Merit, and (with Jens Ohlin) Defending Democracies: Combating Foreign Election Interference in a Digital Age (OUP, 2021). Professor Hollis is currently a non-resident Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, an elected member of the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law, and an elected Member of the American Law Institute, where he served as an Adviser on its project to draft a Fourth Restatement on the Foreign Relations Law of the United States. From 2016-2020, he served as a member of the OAS’s Inter-American Juridical Committee, including as Rapporteur for projects on binding and non-binding agreements and improving the transparency of State views on international law’s application to cyberspace. Today, Professor Hollis regularly consults with governments, international organizations, and other stakeholders on issues of international law and international relations, including working regularly with the Microsoft Corporation on its Digital Peace agenda.
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