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LAW 207 Public International Law: Reading list

LAW 207 Public International Law 


Department: Bachelor of Law
Module Description: This module aims to introduce students to public international laws, familiarise them with the framework and mechanisms of international legal system and provide them with knowledge of the core international topics and a solid understanding of the theoretical and practical issues attached to these areas of law. The module covers subjects of international law, sources of international law, peaceful settlement of disputes, the use of force in international law, state Responsibility, jurisdiction and acquisition of Territory.

Module text(s)

The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts on UAE Law, prepared purposefully for this particular module.

Recommended readings

  • Hugh Thirlway, The Sources of International Law, 2nd ed. (Oxford University Press, 2019)
  • Malcolm Shaw, International Law 9th ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2021)
  • Boyle, & C. Chinkin, The making of international law (Oxford University Press, 2007)
  • A. Aust, Modern Treaty Law and Practice 3rd ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
  • R. Gardiner, Treaty Interpretation 2nd ed. (Oxford University Press, 2017)
  • H. Fox, The law of state immunity 3rd ed. (Oxford University Press, 2013) 
  • A. Orakhelashvili, Collective security (Oxford University Press, 2011) 
  • C. Henderson, The use of force and international law (Cambridge University Press. 2018)

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