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Titles in Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

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Air and Space Law

Cheng: Studies in International Space Law

Diplomatic and Consular Law

Denza: Diplomatic Law 4th ed.: Commentary on the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations
Lee and Quigley: Consular Law and Practice 3rd ed.
Roberts: Satow's Diplomatic Practice 7th ed.

Energy Law 

Azaria: Treaties on Transit of Energy via Pipelines and Countermeasures   

Environmental Law

Bodansky, Brunnée and Hey: The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law
Bodansky, Brunnée, and Rajamani: International Climate Change Law 
Boisson De Chazournes: Fresh Water in International Law
Carlarne, Gray and Tarasofsky: The Oxford Handbook of International Climate Change Law
Francioni: The 1972 World Heritage Convention: A Commentary
Freestone and Streck: Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond
Harrison: Saving the Oceans Through Law: The International Legal Framework for the Protection of the Marine Environment
Klein, Carazo, Doelle, Bulmer and Higham: The Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Analysis and Commentary
McCaffrey: The Law of International Watercourses 3rd ed. (ASIL Prize Winner)
Viñuales: The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development: A Commentary

Financial Law

Martha: The Financial Obligation in International Law

Foreign Relations Law

Bradley: International Law in the U.S. Legal System
Mann: Foreign Affairs in English Courts

General Treatments of International Law

Chen: An Introduction to Contemporary International Law 3rd ed.: A Polcy-Oriented Perspective 
Clapham: Brierly's Law Of Nations 7th ed.: An Introduction to the Role of International Law in International Relations
Crawford: Brownlie's Principles of Public International Law 8th ed. (ASIL Prize Winner)
Higgins: Problems and Process: International Law and How We Use It (ASIL Prize Winner)
Jennings and Watts: Oppenheim's International Law 9th ed.: Volume 1 Peace
Lauterpacht: The Function of Law in the International Community
Lowe: International Law
Simma: The Charter of the United Nations 3rd ed.: A Commentary, Volume 1 (ASIL Prize Winner)
Simma: The Charter of the United Nations 3rd ed.: A Commentary, Volume 2 (ASIL Prize Winner)

History and Theory of International Law

Fassbender and Peters: The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law 
Orford and Hoffmann:The Oxford Handbook of the Theory of International Law 

Human Rights Law 

Antkowiak and Gonza: The American Convention on Human Rights: Essential Rights
Bantekas, Stein, and Anastasiou: The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Commentary
Bielefeldt, Ghanea and Wiener: Freedom of Religion or Belief: An International Law Commentary
Burgorgue-Larsen and Ubeda de Torres: The Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Case Law and Commentary
Chen, Laswell & McDougal: Human Rights and World Public Order (2nd Edition): The Basic Policies of an International Law of Human Dignity
Clapham: Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors
Doswald-Beck: Human Rights in Times of Conflict and Terrorism
Freeman, Chinkin and Rudolf: The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women: A Commentary
Haldemann et al.:Commentary on the UN Principles to Combat Impunity
Hohmann and Weller:Commentary on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Joseph and Castan: The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 3rd ed.: Cases, Materials, and Commentary
Lauterpacht: An International Bill of the Rights of Man
Murray: The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights: A Commentary
Nowak and McArthur: The United Nations Convention against Torture: A Commentary
Saul: The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Travaux Préparatoires, Volume I
Saul: The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Travaux Préparatoires, Volume II
Saul, Kinley, and Mowbray: The International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights Commentary, Cases, and Materials
Schabas: The European Convention on Human Rights: A Commentary
Schmahl and Breuer: The Council of Europe: Its Laws and Principles
Shelton: The Oxford Handbook of International Human Rights Law
Shelton: Remedies in International Human Rights Law 3rd ed.
Thornberry: The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Descrimination: A Commentary
Tobin: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Commentary
Tomuschat: Human Rights: Between Idealism and Realism 3rd ed.
Trechsel: Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings (ASIL Prize Winner)
Weller: The Rights of Minorities: A Commentary on the European Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
Weller: Universal Minority Rights: A Commentary on the Jurisprudence of International Courts and Treaty Bodies
Zimmermann: The 1951 Convention Relating To the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol: A Commentary


Foakes: The Position of Heads of State and Senior Officials in International Law
Fox and Webb: The Law of State Immunity 3rd ed.
O'Keefe and Tams: The United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property: A Commentary
Reinisch: The Conventions on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations and its Specialized Agencies: A Commentary

International Courts and Tribunals/Dispute Settlement

Aldrich: The Jurisprudence of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal: An Analysis of the Decisions of the Tribunal
Brown: A Common Law of International Adjudication (ASIL Prize Winner)
Chinkin: Third Parties in International Law
Holtzmann and Kristjansdottir: International Mass Claims Processes: Legal and Practical Perspectives
Kotuby, Sobota,and the Center for International Legal Education (CILE), University of Pittsburgh School of Law: General Principles of Law and International Due Process: Principles and Norms Applicable in Transnational Disputes
Mackenzie, Romano, Shany and Sands: The Manual on International Courts and Tribunals 2nd ed.
Murphy, Kidane, and Snider: Litigating War – Mass Civil Injury and the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission
Nollkaemper, Reinisch, Janik, and Simlinger: International Law in Domestic Courts: A Casebook
Romano, Shany and Alter: The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication
Ryngaert, Dekker, Wessel and Wouters: Judicial Decisions on the Law of International Organizations
Stahn: The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court
Thirlway: The International Court of Justice
Thirlway: The Law and Procedure of the International Court of Justice:Fifty Years of Jurisprudence: Volume 1
Thirlway: The Law and Procedure of the International Court of Justice: Fifty Years of Jurisprudence: Volume 2
Webb: International Judicial Integration and Fragmentation
Zimmermann, Oellers-Frahm, Tomuschat and Tams: The Statute of the International Court of Justice 3rd ed.: A Commentary

International Economic Law

Herdegen: ;Principles of International Economic Law 2nd ed.

International and Transnational Criminal Law

Ambos: ;Treatise on International Criminal Law: Volume 1: Foundations and General Part
Ambos: Treatise on International Criminal Law: Volume 2: The Crimes and Sentencing
Ambos: Treatise on International Criminal Law: Volume 3: International Criminal Procedure
Boister: An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law
Boister: An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law 2nd ed.
Bassiouni: International Extradition: United States Law and Practice
Brammertz and Jarvis: Prosecuting Conflict-Related Sexual Violence at the ICTY
Cassese: The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice
Cassese, Gaeta and Jones: The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: A Commentary
Gaeta: The UN Genocide Convention: A Commentary
Hauck and Peterke: International Law and Transnational Organised Crime
Khan, Buisman and Gosnell: Principles of Evidence in International Criminal Justice
Kittichaisaree: The Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite
McClean: Transnational Organized Crime: A Commentary on the UN Convention and its Protocols
Mettraux: International Crimes: Law and Practice: Volume I: Genocide
Mettraux: The Law of Command Responsibility
O’Keefe: International Criminal Law
Safferling: International Criminal Procedure
Salinas De Frias, Samuel and White: Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice
Schabas: The International Criminal Court: A Commentary on the Rome Statute 2nd ed.
Sluiter, Friman, Linton, Vasiliev and Zappalà: International Criminal Procedure: Principles and Rules
Stahn: The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court
Trechsel:Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings (ASIL Prize Winner)
Van Sliedregt: Individual Criminal Responsibility in International Law 2nd ed.
Werle and Jessburger: Principles of International Criminal Law 3rd ed.

Investment Law

Binder, Kriebaum, Reinisch and Wittich: International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer
Bonnitcha, Skovgaard Poulsen, and Waibel: The Political Economy of the Investment Treaty Regime
Brown: Commentaries on Selected Model Investment Treaties
Caron and Caplan: The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2nd ed.: A Commentary
Dolzer and Schreuer: Principles of International Investment Law 2nd ed.
Lichtenstein: A Comparative Guide to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
McLachlan, Shore, and Weiniger: International Investment Arbitration: Substantive Principles
Muchlinski: Multinational Enterprises & the Law 2nd ed.
Muchlinski, Ortino, and Schreuer: The Oxford Handbook of International Investment Law
Sabahi: Compensation and Restitution in Investor-State Arbitration: Principles and Practice
Salacuse:The Law of Investment Treaties 2nd ed.
Salacuse: The Three Laws of International Investment: National, Contractual, and International Frameworks for Foreign Capital

Law of Co-operation

McClean: International Co-operation in Civil and Criminal Matters 3rd ed.

Law of Jurisdiction

Ryngaert: Jurisdiction in International Law 2nd ed.

Law of Responsibility

Crawford and Pellet: The Law of International Responsibility

Law of the Sea and Maritime Delimitation

Attard, Fitzmaurice, and Martínez Gutiérrez: The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law Volume I: The Law of the Sea
Attard, Fitzmaurice, Arroyo, Martinez and Belja : The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law Volume II: Shipping Law
Attard, Fitzmaurice, Martinez and Hamza: The IMLI Manual on International Maritime Law Volume III: Marine Environmental Law and International Maritime Security Law
Balkin and Greig: The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance: Volume III: The IMO and Global Ocean Governance
Fietta and Cleverly: A Practitioner's Guide to Maritime Boundary Delimitation
Fitzmaurice and Ntovas: The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance: Volume II: UN Specialized Agencies and Global Ocean Governance
Klein: Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea
Mossop: The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles: Rights and Responsibilities
O’Connell and Shearer: The International Law of the Sea: Volume I
O’Connell and Shearer: The International Law of the Sea: Volume II
Ong and Kritsiotis: The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance: Volume I: UN and Global Ocean Governance
Rothwell, Elferink, Scott and Stephens: The Oxford Handbook of the Law of the Sea

Law of Treaties

Cannizaro: The Law of Treaties Beyond the Vienna Convention
Chesterman, Malone, and Villalpando: The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Treaties
Corten and Klein: The Vienna Conventions on the Law of Treaties: A Commentary
Gardiner: Treaty Interpretation
Hollis: The Oxford Guide to Treaties (ASIL Prize Winner)
McNair: The Law of Treaties
Nolte: Treaties and Subsequent Practice

Refugee Law

Chetail: International Migration Law
Goodwin-Gill and McAdam: The Refugee in International Law 3rd ed.
Zimmermann: The 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol: A Commentary

Sources of International Law

Besson and d'Aspremont: The Oxford Handbook on the Sources of International Law
Boyle and Chinkin: The Making of International Law
Green: The Persistent Objector Rule in International Law (ESIL Prize Winner)
Thirlway: The Sources of International Law, 2nd ed.

Statehood and Recognition

Crawford: The Creation of States in International Law 2nd ed. 
Talmon: Recognition of Governments in International Law: Wtih Particular Reference to Governments in Exile

Trade Law

Bethlehem, McRae, Neufeld and Van Damme: The Oxford Handbook of International Trade Law
Correa: Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights: A Commentary on the TRIPS Agreement
Matsushita, Schoenbaum, Mavroidis and Hahn: The World Trade Organization: Law, Practice, and Policy  3rd ed.
Mavroidis: Trade in Goods 2nd ed. (ASIL Prize Winner)
Mcmahon: The WTO Agreement on Agriculture: A Commentary
Scott: The WTO Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures: A Commentary
Sykes: The WTO Agreement on Safeguards: A Commentary
Vermulst: The WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement: A Commentary

UN International Organizations Law

Boisson de Chazournes, Mbengue, Tignino, Sangbana, and Rudall: The UN Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses: A Commentary
Haldemaan and Unger: The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary
Higgins, Webb, Akande, Sivakumaran and Sloan: Oppenheim's International Law: United Nations
Hohmann and Weller: The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Commentary
Katz Cogan, Hurd and Johnstone: The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations
Rose, Kubiciel, and Landwehr: The United Nations Convention Against Corruption: A Commentary
Sievers and Daws: The Procedure of the UN Security Council 4th ed.
Simma, Khan, Nolte, Paulus and Wessendorf: The Charter of the United Nations 3rd ed. Volume 1: A Commentary (ASIL Prize Winner)
Simma, Khan, Nolte, Paulus and Wessendorf: The Charter of the United Nations 3rd ed. Volume 2: A Commentary (ASIL Prize Winner)

Use of Force/Humanitarian Law

Bellal: The War Report: Armed Conflict in 2014
Benvenisti: The International Law of Occupation 2nd ed.
Boothby: The Law of Targeting
Boothby: Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict 2nd ed.
Casey-Maslen: Commentaries on Arms Control Treaties Volume 1: The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production, and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction: A Commentary
Casey-Maslen: The War Report: 2012
Casey-Maslen: The War Report: Armed Conflict in 2013
Casey-Maslen: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: A Commentary
Clapham, Gaeta and Sassòli:The 1949 Geneva Conventions: A Commentary
Clapham, Casey-Maslen, Giacca, and Parker: The Arms Trade Treaty: A Commentary
Clapham and Gaeta: The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Armed Conflict
Murray, Wilmshurst, Hampson, Garraway, Lubell and Akande: Practitioners' Guide to Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict
Doswald-Beck: Human Rights in Times of Conflict and Terrorism 
Fleck: The Handbook of the International Law of Visiting Forces (2nd Edition)
Fleck: The Handbook of International Humanitarian Law 3rd ed.
Gill and Fleck:The Handbook of the International Law of Military Operations 2nd ed.
Gray: International Law and the Use of Force 4th ed.
Hill-Cawthorne: Detention in Non-International Armed Conflict (Lieber prize winner)
Krutzsch, Myjer and Trapp: The Chemical Weapons Convention: A Commentary
Melzer: Targeted Killing in International Law
Nystuen and Casey-Maslen: The Convention on Cluster Munitions: A Commentary
Ruys, Corten and Hofer: The Use of Force in International Law: A Case-Based Approach
Sivakumaran: The Law of Non-International Armed Conflict (ESIL Prize Winner; Lieber Prize Winner)
UK Ministry of Defence: The Manual of the Law of Armed Conflict
Weller: The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Law
Wilmshurst: International Law and the Classification of Conflicts