International Law

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Jan 15th, 2018 11:00 am   through   12:30 pm
4-Session Class Begins
300 pesos or 100 per single session
Joan Roelofs

Following her introductory lecture on January 11, Professor Joan Roelofs will lead a 4-session class meeting Mondays and Wednesdays at the Center for Global Justice. The course will address these themes:

January 15: Introduction. How is international law created and how is it enforced?
January 17: Human rights in international law
January 22: War: International “humanitarian” law, use of force, and other intervention
January 24: Trade and investment

For More Information:

Murphy, Sean. Principles of International Law. 2006
Neff, Stephen C. Justice Among Nations: A History Of International Law, 2014
Sands, Philippe. Lawless World. 2005
Stephens, Beth et al. International Human Rights Litigation in U.S. Courts. 2008 (cases)

Online sources:
American Society of International Law Electronic Resource Guide
Cornell U. Law Library. Guide to International Law.
The United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
UN List of treaties
UN Human Rights Council
Universal Periodic Review
International Court of Justice
European Court of Human Rights
Council of Europe
Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Joan Roelofs is Professor Emerita of political science, Keene State College. She is the author of two books: Greening Cities: Building Just and Sustainable Communities (Rowman and Littlefield, 1996) and Foundations and Public Policy: The Mask of Pluralism (SUNY Press, 2003). She is the translator of the first English edition of Victor Considerant’s Principles of Socialism: Manifesto of 19th Century Democracy (Maisonneuve Press, 2006) and co-translator of Charles Fourier’s “World War of Small Pastries” (Autonomedia, 2015. She studied international law with Philip Jessup at the Columbia Law School. He later became a judge at the International Court of Justice.

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