This Sixth Edition of Public International Law in a Nutshell is a concise yet accurate summary of the field of public international law, covering its basic sources, actors, and procedures, and key subject matter areas, such as human rights, the law of the sea, international environmental law, the law of war, and U.S. foreign relations law. This edition is fully updated to include recent treaties, institutions, and Supreme Court decisions. The book is intended to be helpful for students, scholars, and practitioners alike.


Imprint: West Academic Publishing
Series: Nutshells
Publication Date: 10/17/2018

Thomas Buergenthal, George Washington University Law School

Sean D. Murphy, George Washington University Law School

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