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International Law: Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-Oriented Approach 4E

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Fourth Edition

Jeffrey L. Dunoff
Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law
Temple University Beasley School of Law 

Steven R. Ratner
Bruno Simma Collegiate Professor of Law
University of Michigan Law School 

David Wippman
Dean and William S. Pattee Professor of Law
University of Minnesota Law School 

2015. 1,128 Pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-4951-3. With Teacher’s Manual.

About the Book

Written by some of the leading International Law scholars in the nation, International Law: Norms, Actors, Process: A Problem-Oriented Approach employs a unique problem-based approach to examining international issues. Using real life teaching problems, the text explores the processes of international lawmaking with an interdisciplinary approach that goes beyond mere doctrinal explanation. The Fourth Edition includes new court decisions and expanded coverage of international crises. With comprehensive and well-balanced coverage, this casebook provides a captivating context in which students can define and understand contemporary international law.

Look for these key features of the new edition:
• New or expanded coverage of recent international crises, including in Ukraine and Syria.
• New international court decisions addressing sovereign immunity, ICC jurisdiction, and state bans on religious attire.
• U.S. Supreme Court cases on the Alien Tort Statute and on the effect of treaties in US law.
• Emphasizes real-world, cutting-edge issues that define contemporary international law, such as international criminal law, international environmental law, and counter-terrorism operations, beyond mere doctrinal explication.
• Extensive Teacher’s Manual—includes sample syllabi.
• Author website provides key documents, updates, and related links.

Preface / Sample Chapters