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:

Books:
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 http://www.asil.org/erghome.cfm
Cornell U. Law Library. Guide to International Law. http://guides.library.cornell.edu/ficl_topics
The United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law http://www.un.org/law/avl/
UN List of treaties https://treaties.un.org/Pages/ParticipationStatus.aspx?clang=_en
UN Human Rights Council http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Pages/Home.aspx
Universal Periodic Review http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/UPR/Pages/Documentation.aspx
International Court of Justice http://www.icj-cij.org/homepage/index.php
European Court of Human Rights http://www.echr.coe.int/echr/Homepage_EN
Council of Europe https://www.coe.int/en/web/portal/home
Inter-American Court of Human Rights http://www.corteidh.or.cr/index.php/en

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.

Web site: www.joanroelofs.wordpress.com Email: jroelofs@keene.edu

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Mexico