Free public lecture: withdrawing from International Law?
About the speaker
James Crawford AC, SC, FBA was born in Adelaide and studied law at Adelaide and Oxford Universities. He is a judge of the International Court of Justice. From 1992 to 2015 he was Whewell Professor of International Law at the University of Cambridge; he also held chairs at Adelaide. Sydney and La Trobe Universities. He was a member of the Australian Law Reform Commission (1982-1990).
Mr Crawford was responsible for the International Law Commission’s work on the International Criminal Court (1994) and for the second reading of the International Law Commission Articles on State Responsibility (2001). During his practising career, he was involved as counsel, expert or arbitrator in some 100 cases before the International Court and other international tribunals.