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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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