Public international law studies traditional topics of an international law course such as nature and origin, sources, subjects of Int. Law, recognition, territory, jurisdiction, state responsibility, interstate courts and tribunals, international personality, sovereignty, recognition, diplomatic immunity, extradition, state responsibility, dispute settlement, and the law of the sea.

Recommended Reading:

  1. Brownlie, Ian. Principles of Public International Law, 7th edn. Oxford: OUP, 2008.
  2. Cassese, Antonio. International Law, 2nd edn. Oxford: OUP, 2005.
  3. Crawford, J. (comp.) The International Law Commission’s Articles on State Responsibility, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  4. Harris, D. J. Cases and Materials on International Law, 7th edn. London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2010.
  5. Higgins, Rosalyn. Themes and Theories: Selected Essays, Speeches and Writings in International Law. Oxford: OUP, 2009.
  6. Murphy, Sean D. Principles of International Law. St. Paul: Thomson/West, 2006.
  7. Shaw, Malcolm N. International Law, 6th edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  8. Steiner, Henery. Alston, Philip and Goodman Ryan. International Human Rights in Context: Text and Materials, 3rd edn. Oxford: OUP, 2007.