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B.A., LL.B. (Adel.), D.Phil. (Oxon.); LL.D. (Cantab); S.C. (N.S.W.); F.B.A.
Former Whewell Professor of International Law; Judge at the ICJ

Interests

 

Public international law. International arbitration.

 

CV / Biography

 

James Crawford SC, FBA was Whewell Professor of International Law, and concurrently Research Professor of Law, Latrobe University.  He was the first Australian member of the United Nations International Law Commission and in that capacity was responsible for the ILC’s work on the International Criminal Court (1994) and for the second reading of the ILC Articles on State Responsibility (2001).  In addition to scholarly work on statehood, collective rights, investment law and international responsibility, he has appeared in more than 40 cases before the International Court of Justice and other international tribunals, and is engaged as expert, counsel and arbitrator in international arbitration. In 2012, he was awarded the Hudson Medal by the American Society of International Law. Recent work includes The International Law of Responsibility (co-edited, OUP, 2010), The Cambridge Companion to International Law (co-edited, CUP, 2012) and Brownlie’s Principles of Public International Law (editor, OUP, 2012).

 

Publications

 

Books

"State Responsibility: The General Part (Forthcoming)" (CUP)

"Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law" (Oxford University Press) 8th Edition

Published:
Sep 2012
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
ISBN:
978_0-19-969969-8

"Cambridge Companion to International Law" (Cambridge University Press) (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
J Crawford & M Koskenniemi (eds)
Published:
Feb 2012
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
978-0-521-14308-0

"The Law of International Responsibility (Oxford Commentaries on International Law)" (OUP) (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
Dr Kate Parlett, Alain Pellett, Simon Olleson
Published:
May 2010
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN:
0199296979
ISBN 13:
978-0199296972

"International Law Between Universalism and Fragmentation: Festschrift in Honour of Gerhard Hafner" (Brill) (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
Isabelle Buffard, Allain Pellett, Stephan Wittich
Published:
Dec 2008
Publisher:
Brill
ISBN:
9004167277
ISBN 13:
978-9004167278

"The Creation of States in International Law" (OUP) 2nd Edition

Published:
Mar 2006
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN:
0198260024
ISBN 13:
978-0198260028

"Foreign Investment Disputes: Cases, Materials and Commentary" (Kluwer Law International) (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
R Doak Bishop, W Michael Reisman
Published:
Aug 2005
Publisher:
Kluwer Law International
ISBN:
9041123113
ISBN 13:
978-9041123114

"Australian Courts of Law" (OUP Australia) 4th Edition

Co-Author/s:
Brian Opeskin
Published:
Jun 2004
Publisher:
OUP Australia
ISBN:
0195510070
ISBN 13:
978-0195510072

"International Law as an Open System" (Cameron May)

Published:
Dec 2002
Publisher:
Cameron May
ISBN:
1874698147
ISBN 13:
9781874698142

"The International Law Commission's Articles on State Responsibility" (Cambridge University Press)

Published:
Jan 2002
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
0521013895
ISBN 13:
9780521013895

"The Future of UN Human Rights Treaty Monitoring" (Cambridge University Press) (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
Philip Alston
Published:
May 2000
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
0521645743
ISBN 13:
9780521645744

"The Rights of Peoples" (Clarendon Press) (Ed)

Published:
Jul 1992
Publisher:
Clarendon Press
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-825804-9