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Mr. Anthony D'Amato

Mr. Anthony D’Amato
Judd and Mary Morris Leighton Professor of Law
Northwestern University School of Law

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International Law
Sources of International Law
The Sources of International Law -
Part 1: General Sources
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(28 minutes)

The Sources of International Law -
Part 2: Customary International Law
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(31 minutes)

The Sources of International Law -
Part 3: Human Rights and Enforcement
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(31 minutes)

International Law
Sources of International Law
General Sources
Legal Instruments
Statute of the Permanent Court of International Justice, Geneva, 13 December 1920, League of Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 6, p. 390.

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

The Antarctic Treaty, Washington, 1 December 1959, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 402, p. 71.

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, Vienna, 18 April 1961, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 500, p. 95.

Treaty on principles governing the activities of States in the exploration and use of outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, Washington/ Moscow/ London, 27 January 1967, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 610, p. 205.

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Vienna, 23 May 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, p.3.

Customary International Law
A. Legal Instruments
Statute of the Permanent Court of International Justice, Geneva, 13 December 1920, League of Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 6, p. 390.

Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice, San Francisco, 26 June 1945.

Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, Vienna, 18 April 1961, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 500, p. 95.

Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, Vienna, 24 April 1963, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 596, p. 261.

Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, Vienna, 23 May 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1155, p. 331.

Agreement on Co-operation in the Peaceful Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Moscow, 13 July 1976, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1389, p. 69.

Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, Canberra, 20 May 1980, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1329, p. 48.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1833, p.3.
B. Jurisprudence

Human Rights and Enforcement
Legal Instruments
Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Paris, 9 December 1948, United Nations,  Treaty Series, vol. 78, p. 277.

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, New York, 10 December 1984, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1465, p. 85.