Tag Archives: international law

Featured Scholar: Alan Watson

By Anne Burnett, Rachel Evans, Marie Mize & David Rutland Alan Watson, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Roman law, comparative law, legal history, and law and religion, passed away on November 7, 2018, at the age of 85. … Continue reading

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Celebrate 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights!

The United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights, on December 10, 1948. To help celebrate this peruse selected items from the collection related to human rights and this declaration. … Continue reading

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Incoming Students: Check Out Sohn Library in Dean Rusk Hall

Incoming 1Ls, transfers, MSL and especially LL.M. students will be visiting campus next week for orientation. While you are on campus, don’t forget to pay a visit to the Louis B. Sohn Library on International Relations, housed in the Dean … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Louis B. Sohn Library on International Relations

By Anne Burnett Researchers searching in GAVEL for materials on international law and international relations will likely discover items with a location of “Louis B. Sohn Library on International Relations.” This special collection, housed in the Dean Rusk International Law … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Hugo Grotius!

Monday, April 10 marks Hugo Grotius’ 434th birthday and we at the UGA Law Library are excited to get our geeky party on. In case you don’ t know who Hugo Grotius is, he pretty much laid out the foundations for … Continue reading

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Now on SSRN: the Dean Rusk International Law Center Paper Series

Interested in the latest scholarly research emerging from the field of international law? Continuing a decades-old tradition by which the Dean Rusk International Law Center functions as Georgia Law’s nucleus of global research, education, and service, the center this year … Continue reading

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New Book: The Assault on International Law

Why comply with it when there is no world government to enforce it? That is the conceptual riddle of international law. The United States has a long history of skepticism towards international law and in the 21st Century has drifted … Continue reading

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