The Yale Law Library has recently acquired a ten part DVD video course on International Law. This is the second edition and updates the first edition created in 1995. The course was produced by WTL Productions in cooperation with the American Society of International Law and is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Center for Education. Professor Elizabeth Defeis of the Seton Hall University School of Law is the Project Director .
Ten thirty minute segments comprise the course:
- Nature and Sources
- International Human Rights
- International Organizations
- Use of Force
- International Dispute Settlement
- International Criminal Law
- Global Concerns, and
- International Economic Law
Many notable International law judges and academics appear in the course including:
- Thomas Buergenthal - http://www.law.gwu.edu/faculty/profile.aspx?id=1758
- Hans Corell - http://www.havc.se/
- Rosalyn Higgins - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosalyn_Higgins
- Thomas Franck - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Franck_%28lawyer%29
- Louis Henkin - http://www.law.columbia.edu/louis-henkin/55703
- Oscar Schachter - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Schachter
- Stephen Schwebel - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_M._Schwebel
- Louis Sohn - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_B._Sohn.
A Learner’s Guide accompanies the course. Each chapter includes a summary, a list of cases, and supplementary reading.
The course may be checked out from the library a disc at a time, i.e., focusing on a single topic or in its totality.
--- Dan Wade